MARTYN F. CHILLMAID / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARTYN F. CHILLMAID / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Desktop flatbed scanner with its lid partially open. A light source is seen shining underneath. Photographs and other images are placed on the glass bed of the scanner beneath the lid. They are scanned several times by a thin beam of light. The image is interpreted as a digital signal that consists of numerous tiny bits of data. This electronic data is stored on computer and can be reassembled to produce the image on a screen.
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