Accession Number : ADD006195

Title :   Parallel Scanning System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Endicott,Donald L , Jr ; Solarek,Daniel J , Jr

Report Date : 03 Jul 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This patent discloses apparatus for scanning microimages containing graphic informaiton which includes a film provided with a matrix of microimage spaces, at least some of the spaces being occupied by microimages, and a light source for illuminating the microimages to generate light images of the graphic information contained on the microimages. The apparatus further includes light sensing devices for generating analog signals which represent the graphic information contained upon the microimages and missing image sensors for generating a signal which signifies that a given microimage space of the matrix is not occupied by a microimage. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Film readers, *Optical scanning, Charge coupled devices, Analog systems, Graphics, Information processing, Linear arrays, Photosensitivity, Photomicrography

Subject Categories : Photography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE