infrared scanner

infrared scanner

[¦in·frə¦red ′skan·ər]
(electronics)
An infrared detector mounted on a motor-driven platform which causes it to scan a field of view line by line, much as in television.
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Rounding out the Acer CMA product line is the ScanWit 2740S-film scanner, the lowest priced infrared scanner on the market.
Sanitation crews in white overalls, backed with forklifts and garbage trucks, swept up the belongings left over from the months-long protest, while a police truck with an infrared scanner was used to ensure no-one sleeps there.
Besides innovative plumbing like water pouring from the ceiling to fill the bath, Hotel 1000 also boasts a "silent electronic doorbell" system -- housekeeping staff push a button at your door which sets off an infrared scanner inside your room.
During a subsequent retrofit, cutting edge building science technologies and products, such as an infrared scanner and "blower door" test, may be used to check for quality and effectiveness.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies searched for Duggan by studying a blueprint of the building and using an infrared scanner to scan likely hiding places.
Natalie spent four weeks having muscles around her spine manipulated and monitored using an infrared scanner.
In each painting a red dash glows like a living body in an infrared scanner among pebble-shaped black stepping stones and (in I and III) a thin line resembling a long strand of black hair.
In a rotary thermoforming process, a heated plastic sheet exits an oven and passes the Raytek infrared scanner with non-linear velocities.
Up until now, Hawking, who is paralysed by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, has had to communicate using a strikingly difficult and slow process involving an infrared scanner that picks up tiny twitches in his cheek movements.
Thermoforming innovations at K 2004 include several new trim-in-place units for packaging, the first in-line packaging system with an infrared scanner that automatically adjusts oven temperatures, and improved halogen heating that works better with preprinted sheet.
Couples who use Sears Gift Registry use an infrared scanner to add gifts to their registry electronically.