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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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In the early days, if a researcher could demonstrate a new and innovative way to digitize content, that researcher's project was considered a success almost regardless of the outcome.
I called Bob Wright at Atterbury Consultants and found that his firm could digitize our existing neighborhood plat (less than one square mile) for around $150 - much to my surprise.
At minutes per slide, the ScanScope makes it possible to digitize hundreds of slides per day.
Kodak's new digital scanner, the Color Scanner 3590C, was designed using the XRD9855 for its high speed, low power, and cost effectiveness to digitize the CCD image.
The controller digitizes a touch location by measuring disturbances to the field when a finger touches the screen.
Introduced in 1993, the Digital Scanner 300 scans and digitizes micrographic images, allowing them to be viewed, edited or enhanced on a personal computer.