electronic discovery

Electronic discovery, or e-discovery, is a type of cyber forensics (also referred to as computer or digital forensics) and describes the process by where law enforcement can obtain, secure, search and process any electronic data for use as evidence in a legal proceeding or investigation. Electronic discovery may be limited to a single computer or a network-wide search.

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    Abbreviated as EIS, electronic image stabilization uses electronic processing to control image stability. If the device sensors detect camera shake, EIS responds by slightly moving the image so that it remains in the same place on the CCD. Electronic image stabilization may result in a decrease in picture resolution. Contrast with optical image stabilization (OIS).

  • electronic paper

    Invented by Xerox at Xerox PARC, electronic paper (also known as epaper) is made from a display technology called gyricon. A gyricon sheet is a thin piece of transparent plastic that contains millions of small beads. Each bead–half white half black–is contained in an oil-filled cavity and is free to rotate within its cavity. Epaper […]

  • electronic publishing

    Publishing information in an electronic form. This includes publishing CD-ROMs as well as making information available through online services.

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    The term used to describe the process of enhancing or changing a digital image through the use of graphics and other editing software.

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