13 August 1989 Input Scanners: A Growing Impact In A Diverse Marketplace
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Proceedings Volume 1082, Applications of Electronic Imaging; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952856
Event: OE/LASE '89, 1989, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Just as newly invented photographic processes revolutionized the printing industry at the turn of the century, electronic imaging has affected almost every computer application today. To completely emulate traditionally mechanical means of information handling, computer based systems must be able to capture graphic images. Thus, there is a widespread need for the electronic camera, the digitizer, the input scanner. This paper will review how various types of input scanners are being used in many diverse applications. The following topics will be covered: - Historical overview of input scanners - New applications for scanners - Impact of scanning technology on select markets - Scanning systems issues
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Kevin E. Marks, "Input Scanners: A Growing Impact In A Diverse Marketplace", Proc. SPIE 1082, Applications of Electronic Imaging, (13 August 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952856; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952856
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