bilevel scan


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

bilevel scan

Detecting and storing only one level of color on a document page (black or white). Bilevel scanning is typically used to scan text, which may be converted into an ASCII or EBCDIC characters using optical character recognition (OCR). Bilevel scans require only one bit per pixel. See bilevel display and OCR.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
Mentioned in ?