process of creating a digital representation of a document or object
Digitization (US), digitisation (UK) is converting information into a digital (computer-readable) form. In this way, the information is organized into bits.
The data is put in the form of binary numbers. This helps computer processing. The meaning of digitizing is the conversion of analog source material into a numerical format.
- ↑ Definition of digitization at WhatIs.com
- ↑ "Digitization/digitisation" in Collins English Dictionary