Essays Tagged: "Magnetic Ink Character Recognition"

Application Devices

checks also need a means of secure input and output. The best input for bank checks would be MICR, Magnetic Ink Character Recognition, a magnetic scanning input device. Due to the nature of the volum ... formation. Optical disks are slower, but store more data and cost less per unit of stored data than magnetic disks. Several optical platters can be installed in a single device called a jukebox. Optic ...

(7 pages) 110 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Transferring and Storing Data

he paper check must be read by machines to be converted to an electronic payment. The use of MICR, (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) a magnetic scanning input device, allows banks to credit, sort, ... ncludes tape, floppy disk, hard disk, and CD ROM. One of the first computer storage devices was the magnetic tape drive. Magnetic tape is thin plastic tape that has been magnetically coated for storin ...

(6 pages) 183 0 4.1 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Information

ank may process on a daily basis, a system that can read checks fast is desirable. Therefore, MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) would be the best data input because it is able to read the numb ... choices for secondary storage devices. These devices are often removable and, with the exception of magnetic tapes, offer higher reliability than hard drives that are dependent on moving parts. Comput ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Hardware Systems: Computers and Information Processing

this method would capture the responses given accurately.In today's world the banking industry uses magnetic ink character recognition for capturing data quickly by imprinting the bottom of the check ... floppy disk but can hold larger amounts of data. Instead of 1.44 MB a CD ROM can hold up to 650 MB. Magnetic tapes are also a form of secondary storage. Companies that must store large amounts of data ...

(6 pages) 150 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Technology Explanation

ll. (Stair & Reynolds, pp. 56-57)Because banks deal with large amounts of checks daily, MICR or Magnetic Ink Character Recognition is the best input for bank checks because they need a system that ... d like digital musical songs, games and system software. (Stair & Reynolds, 2006, p. 51)Tape or magnetic tape is inexpensive and relatively stable secondary storage devices. Large amounts of infor ...

(7 pages) 58 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Hardware Paper: What method of data input would be best. Explain what method of output would be best for certain situations.

submit and the database would be complete. The best data input source for bank checks would be the Magnetic Ink Character Recognition device (MICR), as checks are now all printed with the special cha ...

(5 pages) 113 1 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Input/Output Paper

ms allow you to choose either by touchtone or speaking. For bank checks, the best method would be a magnetic scanning device using magnetic ink character recognition (MICR) which is an input technique ... e improvement” (ECSNOW.com, April 2005).A floppy disk is “a thin plastic disk coated with magnetic material on which data for a computer can be stored” (Merriam-Webster, n.d.). Floppy d ...

(4 pages) 98 1 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Hardware Paper

l software to convert the sounds into digital signals (Stair & Reynolds, 2006). Bank checks use Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) devices. This system uses special ink to put information o ... technology always advances and is increasing the space available on the flash drives all the time. Magnetic tape only allows for sequential data access (Stair & Reynolds, 2006). This is typically ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Data input and output

o the telephone receiver enabling the computer to process the information. It would be smart to use Magnetic ink Character Recognition devices for bank checks. MICR devices can read information on the ... s are necessary. Hard disks are used to store all types of information. Hard drives are “rigid magnetic disks that are fixed permanently in a drive unit and is used for storing computer data. ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.7 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Data Input/ Output Methods, Storage Devices and Computer Speed

n of bank checks requires a method, which reads and inputs data quickly. This would be the use of a Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) device. When using this method, the data is positioned at ... device. When using this method, the data is positioned at the bottom of a check by way of a special magnetic ink (Stair & Reynolds, 2006). This special ink allows the printed data to be read by bo ...

(8 pages) 96 0 3.5 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

Accuracy of Data Input, Quality Output, Storage Devices, and Speed of a Computer

the responses and enter them into a database. Financial institutions use another data entry method, Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) device. Banks use MICR to process checks, loan application ... adom Access Memory is a temporary memory that is lost when the power to the computer is turned off. Magnetic tape was once used as storage devices; a lot like CD's or Flash drives are now used (www.fa ...

(3 pages) 65 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Computer Systems

ed for personnel to manually input the data and reduce the costs incurred conducting surveys. MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) is the most common and desirable method used by banks to read ch ...

(4 pages) 51 0 3.5 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Hardware and Storage Paper

ed into a computer for analysis. "To process documents more quickly, the banking industry developed magnetic ink character recognition (MICR), a system for reading data quickly where the data is place ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Exploring Information Systems

ical Data Readers•Point-of-Sale (POS) Devices•Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) Devices•Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) Devices•Radio-Frequency Identification(Stair & Re ... m for telephone surveys.Bank checks. To input data from bank checks into a financial institution, a magnetic ink character recognition (MCIR) device must be used. According to Chapter 2 of Fundamental ...

(7 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Input and Output Methods

, this system would not work with rotary dial phones.The best input method for bank checks would be magnetic ink character recognition (MICR). MICR is a magnetic scanning input device that magnetizes ... rd disks, floppy disks, random access memory (RAM), compact disk read only memory (CD-ROM) devices, magnetic tape and flash drives are discussed.Hard disks have faster data access rate and are of high ...

(5 pages) 1106 0 4.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

System Components Paper

al tunnel syndrome, thus reducing workers compensation claims.Bank ChecksFinancial institutions use Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) devices to process bank checks and other documents quickly ... owers collection costs” (Stair & Reynolds, 2006, p. 59) by reading data printed in special magnetic ink at the bottom of the document.Retail TagsData input for retail tags can be achieved wit ...

(4 pages) 445 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Computer Information Paper

for a telephone survey. This software converts voice wave sounds into digital input for computers. Magnetic Ink Character Recognition, or MICR, is software that reads magnetic ink that is printed on ... ere are different types of storage devices and can be used for different situations. Hard disks are magnetic disks that are divided into tracks and sectors that provide addresses for various data. The ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science