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