head scanning

head scanning

[′hed ‚skan·iŋ]
(industrial engineering)
Scanning of the visual field by using movement of both the head and the eyeballs.
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The dual head scanning allows for a very simple straight through jam proof transport.
P10x/8-4 MHz Phased Array Transducer for pediatric cardiac, abdominal and head scanning.
UCAP uses a new facial imaging technology that combines head scanning, motion capture, and 3D video recording to deliver the most true-to-life golfers in a video game.
The new video game systems will push the standards of detail and quality in the next generation of video games, and this new head scanning program will provide our licensees with the ability to create the most advanced games possible.
He said people with severe vision loss also tend to use head scanning as a means for collecting a "picture" from very dim light sources.
Similarly, the protective coating layer preserves metal particles from damage that high-speed head scanning can cause and makes a significant contribution toward improving durability.
He noted that the head scanning apparently plays an important role in helping the larvae to bring together multiple visual inputs into a unified whole for the brain to process, similar to collecting together multiple pixels to form a picture.