automated identification system


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automated identification system

[‚ȯd·ə¦mād·əd ī‚den·tə·fə′ka·shən ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
In a data processing system, the use of a technology such as bar coding, image recognition, or voice recognition instead of keyboarding for data entry.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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