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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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Although it is possible to engage in digitizing services at home, there is no way to duplicate the quality and dependability of a commercial-grade embroidery digitizer.
Services include digitizing large-format items, manuscripts, slides/transparencies, photos, and text--including very accurate OCR text file conversions.
Digitizing (recording) Up to four tapes at a time, simultaneously, is one of the many benefits of a four-or-more channel system.
by combining use of these two sensors, we can improve both efficiency and precision in the digitizing process.
For example, one automotive company in Detroit used a laser digitizing system from Laser Design Inc.
A digitizing machine--for generating NC programming from poured plastic, 3-D "electrode models.
Digitizing has been used in aircraft and automotive applications for many years.
Eduardo Urbina, renowned Cervantes scholar and professor of modern and classical languages, university technologists have spent years digitizing Don Quixote in several versions, all from 1605 and 1615 first editions considered extremely rare.
Puglia notes: "Often major IT infrastructure costs are budgeted separately from digitizing projects, and therefore the network upgrade and database development costs were not factored into the estimates for long-term maintenance for the digital images.
Yigal Ziv, president and owner of Multinational Technologies Inc, uses a comparison with transportation to explain the breadth of digitizing.
providers of computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) integrated 3D reverse engineering and digitizing software products, has announced a partnership with Robert McNeel & Associates, makers of Rhinoceros (Rhino), 3D modeling tools for designers and engineers.
In 1997, the University of Minnesota Libraries announced the construction of a new state-of-the-art storage facility and its plans to "press the boundaries of the application of digitizing technology both as an access medium and as a means of reducing paper storage demands" (Merrill-Oldham & Reed-Scott, 1999, p.