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  Cordless image scanner - Patent 5550938
An image scanner according to claim 7, wherein said plurality of modes of operation includes a display mode, and when said control means causes said scanner to be in said display mode of operation, said control means enables said display means to display data stored in said data storing means.
An image scanner according to claim 7, wherein said plurality of modes of operation includes a storing mode, and when said control means causes said scanner to be in said storing mode of operation, said control means enables said data storing means to store image data input through said input means and said reading means.
An image scanner according to claim 7, wherein said plurality of modes of operation includes a communication mode, and when said control means causes said scanner to be in said communication mode of operation, said control means enables said communication means to communicate said stored image data with said host computer.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5550938.html   (2736 words)

 Image scanner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In computing, a scanner is a device that analyzes an image (such as a photograph, printed text, or handwriting) or an object (such as an ornament) and converts it to a digital image.
A flatbed scanner is usually composed of a glass pane (or platen), under which there is a bright light (often xenon or cold cathode fluorescent) which illuminates the pane, and a moving optical array, whether CCD or CIS.
Images to be scanned are placed face down on the glass and the sensor array and light source move across the pane reading the entire area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image_scanner   (1982 words)

 Image Edition - Scanner FAQ
For example, a basketball in a bitmap image is made up of a mosaic of pixels with orange or background color in that location instead of the shape of a circle.
When creating a bitmap image from a scanner, the pixel dimensions is the result of scanning resolution multiplies the physical dimensions of scanned area.
In the case of a 30-bit or 36-bit scanner, the scanner driver will "look" at the information collected in the scan and discard either 2 bits (for a 30 bit-scanner) or 4 bits (for a 36-bit scanner) of "irrelevant" information from each channel to further enhance the picture.
www.imageedition.com /scanfaq.htm   (2624 words)

 ABC's of High Speed Document Management Scanner and Image Scanner
Image enhancement can sometimes have adverse effect on certain applications, for example when attempting edge enhancement (to better define actual data from background), the algorithm may tend to fill gaps between bars of a bar-code and make it impossible for the bar-code to be read.
A G4 Tiff image is thus an image compressed using bi-directional G4 algorithm with a header that complies with the Tiff convention.
Drum scanners tend to jam less than other transports, but when they do jam it tends to be more difficult to clear because you sometimes have to dig into the machine to find the paper.
www.americanmicrographics.net /product_webs/abc.html   (3667 words)

 Image scanners technology hardware and software. Links999.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
As their name implies, image scanners are used to scan images.
This is a scanner where the image or document to be scanned is laid flat and the scanning device is rolled across it.
Other scanners work in reverse, the document is rolled through and the image scanned as it passes.
www.links999.net /robotics/machine_vision/scanning/image_scanners.html   (319 words)

 Image scanner fits in a pocket - optics.org
An image scanner that can be rolled up and carried in a pocket could be just around the corner, thanks to scientists in Japan.
The result is an image scanner that is ultra-thin and lightweight and can flex in order to scan the image of a curved surface such as an open page in a book or a label on a wine bottle, for example.
Unlike conventional image scanners which mechanically scan a linear array of photodetectors over an object, the new Japanese design does not require any moving parts or internal optics to capture an image.
optics.org /articles/news/10/12/16/1   (419 words)

 Demonstration Quality Scanning Digital Camera
The scanner has its own built-in control program that decides when to start to move the paper and it has a sensor that informs the scanner when the print has moved out of the scanner so that it then stops gathering image data.
In the middle of the funnel was a lens, the function of which was to reduce the image of the print's width to the length of the CCD array.
The aspect ratio of any image or scene reproduced through these means is roughly a function of the vertical angle of view of the lens and the horizontal angle of view that one covers.
www.rit.edu /~andpph/text-demo-scanner-cam.html   (3734 words)

 Scanning Basics 101 - All about digital images
It is about the fundamentals of digital images, about the basics to help you get the most from your scanner.
The material was written about scanning, but most of it is a basic primer on digital images in general, applicable to images from digital cameras too.
Scanners are easy and fun and very useful, and there's lots of artistic creativity possible too.
www.scantips.com   (494 words)

 Linear Image Barcode Scanner - Intermec, HHP, Datalogic
Linear Image Barcode Scanner - Intermec, HHP, Datalogic
The Intermec 1800 linear image barcode scanner delivers fast and accurate contact scanning, and can easily be configured to work with almost any PC, cash register, or terminal.
The Intermec 1800 linear image barcode scanner incorporates no moving parts and as a result, it has a longer life than any laser scanner.
www.consumerschoicepos.com /linear_image_barcode_scanner.html   (759 words)

 Flexible scanner works on curved surfaces - info-tech - 23 December 2004 - New Scientist
The idea is that you will plug the scanner into a mobile phone which will both provide power for it and act as its display and storage medium.
To use the sheet image scanner, it has to be placed on the area of interest, such as a bottle or an open book.
Someya says the sheet image scanner will offer a better way to acquire an image than using a cellphone camera because it can acquire a higher resolution image from oddly shaped surfaces.
www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=dn6826   (610 words)

 General Image Scanner Guidelines & Techniques
If you have a hand scanner (usually capable of 4 inch wide scans), or a page scanner (usually a full page at a time), you should be able to put it to work for you.
At this point you want to have a version of the image that is small enough (in bytes) that it shows the detail that you need, but at the same time does not require an excessive amount of time to download to an average user with a 14,400 baud modem.
Crop the image (remove the areas that are not important).
www.colomar.com /scanner.php   (2022 words)

 : Ricoh IS300e Image Scanner [IS300e] - $2,708.00
The Ricoh IS300e Image Scanner transforms your laser printer into a versatile multifunction system that provides both document input and output capabilities to satisfy your demanding workflow.
The IS300e Image Scanner takes advantage of the engine speed of any compatible local or network Ricoh Printer you specify to optimize print output efficiency and quality.
The Ricoh IS300e Image Scanner empowers your business with the benefits of centralized color network scanning by smoothly integrating with your existing setup.
www.1st-in-scanners.com /shopper/product_info.php/products_id/300111   (762 words)

 Hands-On Review: CanoScan 3000F Color Image Scanner : October 2003 : THE Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
It also has a built-in negative and slide scanner, which is an unexpected bonus on such an affordable scanner.
The scanner is effortless to use with three one-touch buttons that automate the scanning process - allowing you to scan, copy and e-mail images or documents in a single step.
The 3000F is not the fastest scanner - taking about 20 seconds to scan an 8" x 10" photograph and about 60 seconds to scan a slide - nor the quietest - making a variety of noises and clunks while scanning.
www.thejournal.com /magazine/vault/A4546.cfm   (325 words)

 Talk:Image scanner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I think this page should be moved to image scanner, as that more specifically describes what this page is about.
A real example of a different kind of computing scanner is a barcode scanner.
If it turns out that microfilm scanners or slide scanners or what have you require their own article, the content can always be moved.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Image_scanner   (970 words)

 Microfiche Scanner and Microfilm Scanner that scans all of your microfilm direct to your computer.
Microfiche Scanner and Microfilm Scanner that scans all of your microfilm direct to your computer.
Install the scanning software included with the purchase of your microfilm / microfiche scanner and you are ready to view, scan, e-mail, fax, print, and network all of your images stored on microfilm.
The ScanPro 300 will operate with Windows 98SE, 2000, and XP operating systems, (see the suggested computer requirements) and all of the software needed for scanning your microfilm is included.
www.e-imagedata.com /Microfilm_Scanners-to-PC.htm   (583 words)

 Scanner une image avec un scanner à plat.
Scanner une image avec un scanner à plat.
Image au trait (noir et blanc exclusivement) destinée à être imprimée.
Pour les images issues d'un journal ou d'un livre on peut souvent éviter l'effet de moiré disgracieux à l'aide d'une fonction détramer.
tecfa.unige.ch /themes/FAQ-FL/scanner_image/scanner_image.html   (527 words)

 Organic Sheet-Image Scanner
Organic Sheet-Image Scanner: The image shows a large-area, flexible, and lightweight sheet image scanner consisting of organic transistors and organic photodiodes, which is placed on a business card under ambient light for capturing an image of the card.
The entire imager has an effective sensing area of two inches and resolution of 36 dots per inch (dpi), with the potential to go up to 250 dpi.
The photodetectors distinguish between fl and white by sensing the difference in reflected light from fl and white parts of an image.
www.his.com /~iedm/presskit/scanner.html   (192 words)

 Image Scanners
The scanner is correctly detected, it uses the USB interface and is attached to the
If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate).
scanimage(1) does allow us to perform an image acquisition from the command line, it is preferable to use a graphical user interface to perform image scanning.
www.freebsd.org /doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/scanners.html   (1117 words)

 CanoScan 9950F Color Image Scanner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The 9950F scanner achieves a spectacular 4800 x 9600 dpi color resolution (max.) and 48-bit color depth for over 281 trillion possible colors.
The Hyper CCD IV is Canon’s first 4800 dpi CCD sensor for flatbed scanners.
In combination with a Super Toric (ST) Lens and the scanner's dual light system, the Hyper CCD IV is able to produce visibly clearer results with finer details.
www.loyal.net /copiers/Scanners/9950F.htm   (225 words)

 Ricoh Intros Image Scanner Series - Hardware Technology News by TechWeb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Image Scanner Series IS760 and IS760D are flatbed color scanners with a 200-page document feeder and enhanced speed and reliability, the company said Wednesday..
The IS760D scanner's One Pass Duplex Scanning allows simultaneous copying of both sides of a document, and processes 62 images per minute color; 122 images per minute fl and white.
An optional Image Processing Unit enables operation of auto photo/letter function, which automatically adjusts for text and photos, saving at appropriate image quality.
www.techweb.com /wire/hardware/163702894   (388 words)

 Image Scanner transmits check image at Ethernet speed., Mag-Tek
Jul 20, 2006 - Scanners are certified as Energy Star-compliant.
Apr 21, 2006 - Scanner is targeted for SOHO market.
Jan 11, 2002 - Image Scanner processes data through 8-bit parallel output.
news.thomasnet.com /fullstory/7108   (730 words)

 Aesthetic Images - Image Scanning Services using a Flatbed Scanner
The Flatbed Scanner is ideal for all image scanning needs not exceeding 12 inches by 17 inches.
Our Microtek Scanner is designed to accept printed originals as well as photo negatives and photo transparencies (slides).
Whether you want your old photos scanned to CD or are looking to have damaged photos repaired or you simply want to archive important documents...
www.gotoai.com /image_scanning_flatbed_scanner.htm   (234 words)

 Amazon.com: Canon IS12 Color Image Scanner Cartridge: Electronics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Match your compatible BJC printer with the IS-12 Color Image Scanner Cartridge and you've got a powerful imaging tool that performs two tasks in the space of one.
However, the image is crisp, color is good, and the unit snaps in very easily.
I use this scanner primarily for text documents and couldn't be more impressed.
www.amazon.com /Canon-Color-Image-Scanner-Cartridge/dp/B00000JQC1   (1070 words)

 NCS 5000i Scanner from Pearson Assessments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The NCS 5000i scanner provides sophisticated character recognition, image storage and retrieval, and workflow capabilities when combined with our Xtender™ imaging software.
Our image files meet industry standards and are compatible with most major storage and retrieval systems.
The images can be stored and retrieved electronically and routed for additional processing.
www.pearsonncs.com /imaging/5000i.htm   (249 words)

 BBPC News | BuildOrBuy - Scanners - Document & Image
A Scanner, like a Digital Camera, is an Image Capture Device.
Nikon USA: Coolscan Film Scanners - Professional quality scanners geared to users at any level, from photographers, to digital artists to pre-press professionals.
SANE: Stands for "Scanner Access Now Easy" and is an application programming interface (API) that provides standardized access to any raster image scanner hardware (flatbed scanner, hand-held scanner, video- and still-cameras, frame-grabbers, etc.).
www.buildorbuy.org /scanners.html   (471 words)

 macosxhints.com - Use an unsupported Epson scanner with Image Capture
This hint basically explain how to make Image Capture to recognize an old Epson USB scanner (or all-in-one device) for which there are no Mac OS X drivers.
After restarting and with your scanner connected and turned on, open Image Capture, and your scanner should be already recognized as EPSON USB Scanner.
Now you can scan from Image Capture and best of all, your scanner's Scan button is fully functional (press Scan on the scanner, and watch Image Capture automatically open!).
www.macosxhints.com /article.php?story=20060720143007202   (1970 words)

 Become.com - Shop results for image scanner
The IS760 scanner's sharp 400 dpi resolution ensures quality scans every time, while TWAIN and ISIS drivers guarantee application compatibility...
You have purchased a scanner because capturing the information from paper documents and forms is an important part of your overall information...
The RICOH IS450 Series Image Scanner offers several exciting innovations that have been designed to improve your work efficiency.
www.become.com /shop?q=image+scanner   (203 words)

 Document Management \ Document Imaging News - Xerox turns mobile phone into image scanner
Xerox has developed camera phone technology that allows users to scan and transmit documents using powerful document imaging software residing on the handset.
It has a one-megapixel capability - the minimum required for accurate document capture, said Xerox.
The software acquires the image, sharpens it, converts it to fl and white, shrinks the file size, and can then print or fax it or send it via Multimedia Messaging Service, Bluetooth or e-mail, where the recipient can carry out optical character recognition.
www.imagementor.net /viewnews.asp?Id=93   (234 words)

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