infrared scanner

infrared scanner

[¦in·frə¦red ′skan·ər]
(electronics)
An infrared detector mounted on a motor-driven platform which causes it to scan a field of view line by line, much as in television.
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They will use the infrared scanner to confirm the installation of cameras following a strong signal from a radio-frequency detector.
Its invisible infrared scanner means that patients are not as easily distracted by the scanning line as it works its magic, while the scan also penetrates further into structures of the eye, such as the choroid, than ever before.
Now an infrared scanner, a laptop, and a pair of 3D printers are changing everything for Jesse and others like him, offering him the chance of a near-normal life.
Such machinery shares data via an infrared scanner and comes with PC software to show information such as utility usages, water temperatures, load times, even the size of a load.
Sanitation crews in white overalls, backed with forklifts and garbage trucks, swept up the belongings left over from the months-long protest, while a police truck with an infrared scanner was used to ensure no-one sleeps there.
Besides innovative plumbing like water pouring from the ceiling to fill the bath, Hotel 1000 also boasts a "silent electronic doorbell" system -- housekeeping staff push a button at your door which sets off an infrared scanner inside your room.
The palm is scanned without direct contact by an infrared scanner. This hygienic procedure is of particular interest for use in hospitals or for frequently used devices such as ATMs.
Natalie spent four weeks having muscles around her spine manipulated and monitored using an infrared scanner.
The system consists of an infrared scanner (IRS), a track-and-launch (TL) unit, and a command, control, and communication ([C.sup.3]) unit intended for use by infantry squads.
There, an infrared scanner, controlled by Deere's computer system, reads the bar code and determines what processes need to be applied to that particular part.
In each painting a red dash glows like a living body in an infrared scanner among pebble-shaped black stepping stones and (in I and III) a thin line resembling a long strand of black hair.
An electronic infrared scanner tracks the edge of each product at the pickup station for dumping.

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