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digitize

[′dij·ə‚tīz]
(computer science)
To convert an analog measurement of a quantity into a numerical value.

digitize

To convert an image or signal into digital code by scanning, tracing on a graphics tablet or using an analog to digital conversion device. 3D objects can be digitized by a device with a mechanical arm that is moved onto all the corners.
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As part of the study, PwC Middle East surveyed a number of leading PE firms in the region to find out what digitisation means to them and how it's impacting their investment decisions.
PwC has released a new survey that highlights the pressing need for private equity (PE) houses in the region to keep up with the digitisation that is engulfing the Middle East.
Digitisation of supply chain should be seen as a tool for generating efficiencies, reducing entry barriers and transaction costs and increasing transparency, said a senior railway ministry official.
In the wake of growing competition, broadcasters and media organisations today are sparing no effort to improve content quality, which leaves them with insufficient resources and mindshare to digress and look at the digitisation of archival video footage, to counter media degradation and obsolescence.
Milind Singh, principal at Booz & Company, added that despite the unfavourable economic climate in 2011, digitisation (or the mass adoption of digital applications through connected services and devices) added $193 billion boost to world economic output and created 6 million jobs globally.
In a similar judgement, Gujarat High Court on Tuesday dismissed various pleas seeking demanding extension of digitisation deadline.
In this context, the member states agree to "consolidate their strategies and targets for the digitisation of cultural material; consolidate the organisation of digitisation and the provision of funding," including through signing agreements with the private sector; "encouraging cultural institutions to bring all relevant digitised cultural material into the [Europeana] site; and ensure long-term digital preservation".
Experts think that uncertainty around the status of orphan works massively hampers the mass digitisation by European cultural institutions.
Its initiative comes as Google tries to salvage its book digitisation project, possibly by excluding European books until it secures a deal over EU copyright controls and remuneration for publishers and authors.
Previously the three sections delivered the Library's digitisation program while working in different locations throughout the Library.
Spurred on by hospitals looking to improve their radiology suite workflow, digitisation of radiology departments is assuming greater priority.
Bimal Julka, Secretary, I& B Ministry, says: " We are going ahead with digitisation.