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digitize

[′dij·ə‚tīz]
(computer science)
To convert an analog measurement of a quantity into a numerical value.

digitize

To convert an image or signal into digital code by scanning, tracing on a graphics tablet or using an analog to digital conversion device. 3D objects can be digitized by a device with a mechanical arm that is moved onto all the corners.
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Significantly, the increasing demand for optical digitisers and scanners throughout Asia Pacific is emerging a crucial driver for the global optical digitisers and scanners market.
However, despite the tremendous market potential for optical digitisers and scanners, the relative novelty of the technology is creating considerable challenges for industry participants.
These apart, some market participants opine that the utilisation rates for particular types of manual optical digitisers and scanner remain low.