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. The possible marking numbers measuring can be performed using accurate laser scanners allow full scanning of surface of a desired object with a great precision.
The procedure presented here departs from the CFS in that the monocular streams are essentially identical (a random collection of alphanumeric characters) and that transients are binocular and synchronous.
It uses multiple data encodation modes with the capacity to encode 2,335 alphanumeric characters and 3,116 numeric digits.
The IS Series of Smartswitch pushbuttons feature a high-visibility LCD display that can be programmed to display graphics and alphanumeric characters for a wide range of applications.
The system has pre-defined data fields, but clients can also define their own data fields with up to 30 alphanumeric characters. The system is supported on a choice of three different databases: Oracle, Gupta SQLBase, or Microsoft SQL Server.
In addition, its optical character recognition and verification algorithm is designed to enhance the detection of printed alphanumeric characters regardless of their shape or size.
On small objects such as medical catheters, it is essential that identification markings such as bar codes or alphanumeric characters have sharp edges and are free of charring or smearing.
For example, using a Telesis PINSTAMP marker, 10 alphanumeric characters can typically be marked in a 0.28" x 0.28" (7.11 x 7.11mm) Data Matrix[TM] code.
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.
The post code is made up of seven alphanumeric characters and is indicated on the fast line of the address:
For simpler recognition tasks such as natural numbers or alphanumeric characters, companies can choose Nuance Express(TM), a low-cost package that shares the same accuracy and reliability of Nuance 6.2.