Meaning of electronic imaging

electron'ic im'aging

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a system of photography using a sensor placed behind a camera lens to translate an image into an electronic signal, which can be stored on a disk or magnetic tape for playback on a VCR or videodisc player and viewing on a television screen.
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