In computing, a 'scanner' is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image.
Most other virtual colonoscopy has involved two-dimensional slices created from C.T. scan images.
At last it is becoming possible to include production quality scanned images in desktop publishing.
The apparatus was able to scan crude three-dimensional images into the computer.
The sender scans X-rays or other images and transmits them over a telephone line.
The public helped to scan telescopic images for possible mission candidates by participating in the Ice Hunters project, although that project is now finished.
This system scanned images with two rotating cylinders.
Multi-image scanning allows one to scan several images at once and save them directly as separate files.
Another product, developed under the name Webster, will scan I-cam images for posting on the Web.
There, researchers can scan thumbnail images and look for the exact picture they want.