The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
"AIIM" means the Association for Information and Image Management.
"ANSI" means the American National Standards Institute.
"CCITT" means the Consultative Committee on International Telegraph and Telephone.
"CD-ROM" means Compact Disk Read Only Memory. A type of optical disk which, like WORM optical disks, cannot be erased or altered.
"Compression" means the method by which redundant digital image data streams are reduced to much smaller sizes, resulting in lower digital storage and data transmission requirements.
"Optical Imaging System" means a system that consists of hardware and software for computers which records complete images by:
(A) scanning the images with a source of light such as a laser;
(B) converting the images to a digital electronic format; and
(C) storing the converted images on an optical media which allows for the rapid retrieval of the stored images through indexing and the reproduction of the entire original image.
"Rewritable Disk" means an optical platter that, unlike WORM disks, can be erased, written over, or otherwise reused or altered. These are sometimes referred to as Erasable Optical Disks (EOD).
"WORM" optical Write Once Read Many means a type of optical disk, which cannot be erased or altered.
[Source: Amended at 12 Ok Reg 1331, eff 6-1-95]