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2010-09-10 13:52:29

On Friday, Japanese researchers said they have developed technology to scan a book as a person flips through it. The chief researcher of the team at the University of Tokyo's Graduate School of Information Science and Technology said the prototype ultra-speed scanner capable of digitizing a book in one minute would be built within a couple years. The "book-flipping scanning" system enables a camera to take up to 500 photographs per second, recording about 170 book pages in 60 seconds as a...


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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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