AUTOMATIC DIGITIZING MAPS
("Gradat", version 7, 27.03.2013, 07:00:00)
All modern appliances have digital output and allow you to save the result to the digital form. But it often needs to digitizing old images. Here we are talking about terrain maps or maps of the location of objects. If the map image was made with high quality and there are clear color differences between different objects on it, for their digitization can be used this program without human intervention.
The automatic digitizing consists in sequential scanning image, and replacing the color value at each point to its value from a special file. The result of program's working is a text file with three columns.
The "Gradat" program was created especially for digitization in geologic area. The program has Russian interface. If you want to use it, go to the page with a detailed description of it in Russian, the link to download is there. The program requires a fee and registration.