Digitizing’s procedure describes the work of transforming text or a picture into digital data. This is because computers are digital devices and can only read digital data. An example of digitizing is whenever a computer scanner turns a low-digital photograph, right into a binary image file using the PC, like a picture family photo.

Digitization is of crucial importance to data processing, storage and transmission, because it “allows information of all kinds in all formats to be carried with the same efficiency and also intermingled”

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The computer mouse as we know it today was invented and developed by Douglas Engelbart, with the assistance of Bill English, during the 1960’s and was patented on November 17, 1970