Accession Number : ADD002278

Title :   Digitizer.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Labaw,Kenneth B

Report Date : 02 Feb 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : An apparatus and method for transforming graphical data into digital data using a digital computer having plotting equipment is disclosed in the patent application; it eliminates the need for a separate digitizing machine. A pen replacement having a point defined thereon replaces a pen in a holding device. Pen placement is directed by a computer responding to commands from an operator to traverse graphical data while the computer records digital position information.

Descriptors :   *Computer applications, *Plotters, Patents, Computer graphics

Subject Categories : Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE