video scanner (image grabber) A device that allows a single TV frame (or multiple frames) to be stored in memory for analysis or processing by a computer. These can be simple monochrome devices for low-cost applications or can be very fast real-time units that with powerful processor support can handle image manipulation or TV standards conversion in full color.
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