alphanumeric characters


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alphanumeric characters

[¦al·fə·nü¦mer·ik ′kar·ik·tərz]
(computer science)
All characters used by a computer, including letters, numerals, punctuation marks, and such signs as $, @, and #. Also known as alphameric characters.
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It discusses the available scanners that are suitable for measuring the metal surface so that it is possible to analyse the embossed alphanumeric characters.
Basically, it consists of dichoptically presenting randomly selected series of alphanumeric characters (1[degrees] in size) at around 5 Hz, while observers look for a particular character embedded in one of the monocular series (see Figure 1A).
Model SC1000 and SC2000 self-calibrating transducer signal conditioners now include a dual-line 16-character display with 8-mm alphanumeric characters and a new front panel with sealed membrane switches for improved dust and moisture resistance.
Prints a line of alphanumeric characters in one of four font sizes (four to 10 characters per inch)
The fax-modem accepts and transmits both alphanumeric characters in American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) or graphical images which have previously been scanned and converted into binary files.
These pagers can display about ten times as many characters as the digital--230 alphanumeric characters vs 24 for the digital.
Using this technology, the SIM card facilitates dialing of alphanumeric characters in lieu of phone numbers on almost any GSM handset.
The earlier format comprises of letters in the first positions to indicate the agency, followed by alphanumeric characters.
Alphanumeric characters and the time can also be printed.
A traditional 12-key phone keypad can be used to enter alphanumeric characters as dictated by the application.