interpolated resolution


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interpolated resolution

An enhanced resolution of a scanning device that is computed using a software algorithm. Also called the "digital resolution," it makes an image appear as if it were scanned at a higher resolution. An interpolated resolution is considerably greater than the optical resolution, which is the inherent physical resolution of the device. Depending on the contents of the image and the scanning algorithm, an interpolated, or enhanced, resolution can improve or degrade the original. See optical resolution and scanner.
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Interpolated resolution is the enhanced resolution of a scanning device and not the "true" resolution.
They also have a 20-page automatic feeder, 400 x 400 dpi interpolated resolution and 64-shade gray scale.
The new imageCLASS models also capture scans in 24-bit color at an interpolated resolution of up to 9600 dots-per-inch (dpi) through the ADF or platen glass.
Overall, the scans were of good quality with its resolution of 1,200 x 2,400 dpi and an interpolated resolution of 9,600 x 9,600 dpi.