scan head

scan head

[′skan ‚hed]
(electronics)
A sensing device that is moved across the image being scanned.

scan head

An optical sensing device in a scanner or fax machine that is moved across the image to be scanned.
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The scan was fast enough to be capable of doing a fair few originals if you had to, taking less than 10 seconds to do the actual scan sweep, after which you could move the device while the scan head returns to its rest position, and setting up for the next scan in the process.
For CT scan head the cases were recorded in 3 groups, viz.
The beam delivery system integrates both a programmable multi-axis servo gantry and a scan head.
A new beam delivery system integrates both a programmable multi-axis servo gantry and a scan head, supported by proprietary LaserLinQ software, which harmonizes the action of both components moving the beam.
The enhancements and refinements can reduce the size of the scan head and lower its cost, both of which expand the utility of the ChromaID technology and scope of its possible applications.
The core of TCI's solution was VerisurfX Software running a portable CMM with optional scan head.
The scan will involve you lying down on a couch, and a trained scan operator putting scan gel and then the scan head onto your abdomen.
Featuring modular construction that includes a mounting base and plug-in scan head, the scanner is ideal for processes including: stop-and-scan, pick-and-pass, tote and pallet scanning, presentation scanning, hard to read bar codes, and verification of poor quality codes.
5%) patients developed hydrocephalus which were subsequently confirmed on CT scan head and were then subjected to ventriculoperitoneal shunting.
In addition to features such as unlimited part size length and width up to 400 millimeters (16 inches) per scan head, Spartanics' laser cutting machine also accurately can cut carton stock of 0.
Features include: dual laser head design allows for cutting sheets up to 800 mm (31"] or greater; unlimited part size length and width up to 400 mm per scan head (16"); accurate defect-free cutting of carton stock 0.
The quality improvements that are possible when high resolution camera systems communicate to scan head control software to determine required X/Y offsets is only one example of the benefits of systems integration in top quality laser cutting machines.