Alphanumeric Character

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Alphanumeric Character

A letter or number, as opposed to another character such as punctuation. Some programs can only read alphanumeric characters. For example, some e-mail programs may not recognize "!" or "+" as part of a password.
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The both types of scanners were tested for reading the alphanumeric characters placed on the cold metal product in the laboratory.
The method consists in dichoptically presenting two streams of randomly-selected alphanumeric characters at speeds around 5Hz (dichoptic RSVP) and the observers have to detect a particular character.
* Prints a line of alphanumeric characters in one of four font sizes (four to 10 characters per inch)
The fax-modem accepts and transmits both alphanumeric characters in American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) or graphical images which have previously been scanned and converted into binary files.
The RLN produced from an SSN consists of nine alphanumeric characters (a combination of letters and numbers).
These pagers can display about ten times as many characters as the digital--230 alphanumeric characters vs 24 for the digital.
They imprinted, on special paper, the familiar alphanumeric characters. Under each was a code that instructed Datatype optical character readers (OCR) to produce electrical signals that corresponded to the type characters but which was recognizable by the Harris system computer to which the readers were interfaced.
Pagers with a limited set of alphanumeric characters have been available for several years, and units able to capture text messages--but too large for pocketing--appeared two years ago.
Under the bill, the Land Transportation Office will be given the authority to issue vehicle registration plates for motorcycles that will be bigger and contain alphanumeric characters in large and readable fonts.
Once HB 8419 is enacted into law, the LTO will provide bigger motorcycle plates with alphanumeric characters and a large font that is readable from a distance of at least 12 meters from the motorcycle.
Bill 8419 defines a motorcycle as any "motor-driven two-wheeled vehicle, including scooters, mopeds and motorcycles with appendages such as sidecars, tricycles or trikes." The Land Transportation Office (LTO) was authorized to design a bigger license plate "with alphanumeric characters in large and readable font from a distance of 12 meters from the motorcycle.