dithering

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the process of representing intermediate colors by patterns of tiny colored dots that simulate the desired color

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While PLANon boasts that the DocuPen can scan hundreds of pages, be aware that this applies to black and white pages--your options are more limited in 24-bit color mode.
An in-house test proved that scanning a paper map (USGS 1:24,000 topographic map) at 400 dpi with 256 colors versus 500 dpi with 24-bit color shows very little difference.
JPEG2000 is the latest still image compression standard available today, designed to increase the compression ratio and quality of digital still images and text, while maintaining the 24-bit color and multi-platform compatibility advantages of the current JPEG standard.