line scanner


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line scanner

[′līn ‚skan·ər]
(engineering)
An infrared imaging device which utilizes the motion of a moving platform, such as an aircraft or satellite, to scan infrared radiation from the terrain. Also known as thermal mapper.
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EnShape's 3D sensors use patented area-scan technology for fast image capture at high resolution, and eliminate the need to mechanically move objects in front of the device as required with laser line scanners. On 30 August 2016, Cognex acquired Girona, Spain-based 3D vision software provider AQSense.
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Laser line scanners quickly measure articles, picking up tens of thousands of points per second, a nd generating huge numbers of data points without the need for templates or fixtures.
Laser line scanners pick up tens of thousands of points per second and generate huge numbers of data points without the need for templates or fixtures.
The drone is designed as a platform for a wide range of sensors; while electro-optical suites such as infrared line scanners and cameras almost sound like obvious payloads, elint and synthetic aperture radar capabilities announced by the manufacturer contribute to turn it into a very sophisticated system.