digitize digitize  /ˈdɪ dʒə ˌtaɪz/

Definition(s):

  • (v) put into digital form, as for use in a computer

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Usage(s):

  1. But you can't search the text of a book using the Sony Reader, and that's a disappointment, since searchability is one of the main reasons to digitize a book in the first place.
  2. Doctors and health officials in Pittsburgh are also on board to digitize the city's medical practices.
  3. The show, which is set before BSG's Cylon genocide, has a lot to do with virtual reality and the ability to digitize and transfer consciousnesses to machines.

News

  1. YMC Museum sets genealogical precedent

    Eighteen months and 13,000 lines of data-input later and Yellow Medicine County Museum Director Brian Schulz's crusade to digitize all county birth records from 1870 to 1908 is complete.Made possible by a $18,000 Minnesota Historical Society grant that funded Schulz's data entry as well as the mileage for two volunteer pr...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Advocate Tribune

  2. Inventors: Digital license plates could save millions

    Columbia inventors want to update one of the oldest forms of identification still in use: the license plate. They want to digitize them and think their invention could save the state hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid registration fees.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WSFA 12 Montgomery

  3. Inventors: Digital license plates could save millions of dollars

    Columbia inventors want to update one of the oldest forms of identification still in use: the license plate. They want to digitize them and think their invention could save the state hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid registration fees.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 19 Cincinnati

Quotes

  1. "They're going faster and faster and faster here at the Library of Congress to bring the book collection, to digitize those, run them through optical character recognition, offer them for free on the Internet for anyone to download, read, bind, do...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Brewster Kahle Source: Voice of America

  2. "Today we're pleased to announce this program to digitize the collections of these amazing libraries so that every Google user can search them instantly. Our work with libraries further enhances the existing Google Print program, which enables users...
    on Dec 14, 2004 By: Larry Page Source: HardwareGeeks.com (press release)

  3. "To digitize collections and sell products in ways that fail to guarantee wide access ...... would turn the Internet into an instrument for privatizing knowledge that belongs in the public sphere," Robert Darnton, director of the Harvard...
    on May 4, 2009 By: Robert Darnton Source: Los Angeles Times

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