Definitions Edit

Biometrics Edit

Data capture is the process of acquiring one or more raw biometric samples from a subject. Data capture is the process by which data is collected and stored in machine-readable form.

General Edit

Data capture is

the conversion of information provided by a respondent into electronic format suitable for use by subsequent processes.[1]
[t]he process of collecting and encoding data for entry into a computer system.[2]

References Edit

  1. U.S. Census Bureau, Glossary (full-text).
  2. Auditing and Financial Management: Glossary of EDP Terminology, at 5.

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