This article describes a handheld scanner. For other meanings of the term, see here.

Scanners are handheld terran devices. They are seemingly capable of acting as motion trackers, in addition to being able to scan computer data.[1]

It is worth noting that the term "scanner" is also descriptive in addition to being an actual unit, the geo-survey unit being described as a scanner.[2]


  1. Gillen, Kieron (w), Hector Sevilla (art). "A Ghost Story." In StarCraft: Frontline: Volume 2 (paperback binding), pp. 122-169. Tokyopop, January 1, 2009. ISBN 1427-80831-7.
  2. McNeill, Graham (December 30, 2008). StarCraft: I, Mengsk. Simon & Schuster (Pocket Star). ISBN 1416-55083-6.