Definitions for "Digitising"
Keywords:  analogue, tablet, ordinates, pca, map
In GIS this has a more precise meaning than in other disciplines. It usually refers to extracting coordinates from secondary sources such as maps to create vector data.
Digitising is the generic term used to describe the process of converting hard copy into an electronic file format for use in an electronic database.
The process of converting analogue maps and other sources of data to a computer readable form
The act of transcribing an image from film to digital as in scanning an image.
An embroidery term for the preparation of a design into a digital format so that it can be stitched out on a modern digital embroidery machine. Also called Punching.
This is the process of taking a design and creating a computerised pattern which will be read by an embroidery machine. It used to be called ‘punchingâ€(tm) then ‘tapeâ€(tm), but as technology has moved on itâ€(tm)s now called digitising. A digitised pattern is different from a JPEG or GIF or a scanned image.
A term used in relation to 3D, meaning the creation of a 3D model in the computer that represents as closely as possible a real object. This can be acheived with a 3D scanner.
Digitising is a consequence of recording - importing a raw audio file into your computer. Through this process the raw sound is saved as digital data, ie. a string of zeroes and ones.
This is the process of encoding sound or video as a series of binary digits. This allows the sound and video to be manipulated in a computer program.
The process of taking analog video information from a camera or deck and turning it into digital information that can be used by a computer.