a device for producing a visual image formed by other electromagnetic radiation such as infrared or ultraviolet radiation or X-rays
[im-ij] /ˈɪm ɪdʒ/ noun 1. a physical likeness or representation of a person, animal, or thing, photographed, painted, sculptured, or otherwise made visible. 2. an optical counterpart or appearance of an object, as is produced by reflection from a mirror, refraction by a lens, or the passage of luminous rays through a small aperture and […]
noun 1. a form of television camera tube in which an electron image produced by a photoemitting surface is focused in the plane of an aperture and deflected past the aperture to achieve scanning.
- Image enhancement
noun 1. a method of improving the definition of a video picture by a computer program, which reduces the lowest grey values to black and the highest to white: used for pictures from microscopes, surveillance cameras, and scanners
- Image formats
graphics, file format There are many formats used to store images in files. GIF, TIFF and JPEG are very common. Others are BIFF, bmp, Clear, FITS, IFF, NFF, OFF, PCX, PNG, TGA, XBM. Some of these are documented on-line at the following sites: The Graphics File Format Page (http://dcs.ed.ac.uk/~mxr/gfx/). The NCSA file formats archive (ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/misc/file.formats/graphics.formats). […]