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IRIScan Anywhere 3 offers scanning capability just about anywhere

08/01/2012, I.R.I.S. has just announced that they will be offering their latest portable scanning device – the IRIScan Anywhere 3, which will come in the form of a cordless portable scanner that will obviously be powered by an internal battery. With the IRIScan...

Mobile fingerprint scanners see action by police force

05/24/2012, One of our more unique characteristics would be our fingerprints – it seems that no two people have the same set of fingerprints, making it a unique “signature” that is often used by law enforcement agencies to bring crooks to book. The...

RIEGL VZ-400 scanner recreates crime scene in 3D glory

05/02/2012, Don’t you just love it how the team at CSI are extremely adept at solving murder cases within an hour – and even so, after throwing in a few commercial spots? Well, truth can be stranger than fiction at times, and we are here to talk about the...

PlanOn SlimScan is one skinny scanner

03/01/2012, If you’ve been looking for a scanner that you can bring with you everywhere you go, PlanOn’s SlimScan might be what you need. Introduced today, the SlimScan is a credit card-sized portable full color scanner that lets you scan and organize...

London’s Science Museum scans visitor faces in 3D

01/17/2012, If you happen to make your way to London’s Science Museum anytime soon, do look out for the “Me in 3D” stand there which will rely on a bunch of cameras that will construct a virtual image that you are able to view and then manipulate....

Doxie Go portable scanner now shipping (updated)

11/28/2011, Last month we wrote about the Doxie Go – the portable scanner that can work without a computer. Well, if you’ve been waiting to get your hands on one, we’re pleased to let you know that the handy device is now shipping. In case you were...

Canon imageFORMULA P-215 Personal Document Scanner

11/15/2011, Scanners aren’t exactly big ticket items that would rock your world, but once in a while, something interesting from this segment will crop up. Today, we have the Canon imageFORMULA P-215 Personal Document Scanner being prepared for a US release,...

Full body scanners make passengers look like stickmen

09/06/2011, Who can forget about how full body scanners tend to reveal more than what they’re supposed to, in the name of security? Well, new software has been written for the scanners that will make your flight experience a lot less harrowing, as you need not...

ID scanners at bars might prevent drunken brawls

08/24/2011, You know something strange about bar brawls? No one really knows how it starts, but the mayhem that ensues leaves the bar owner all but a broken man. Well, alcohol and egos prove to be a deadly combination, and there must be something that can be done to...

MORIS biometric scanner for police might cause facial profiling

08/12/2011, Our boys in blue might get their hands on a new gadget this fall – where this weapon will remain holstered on their belts until it is needed. Coming in the form of a tiny attachment, it will transform any iPhone into a high tech biometric scanner....

USB Portable Mini Scanner

08/04/2011, If your means of working comes primarily in the form of a notebook, then you might want to carry a scanner along with you. “What? Are you nuts?!” you ask. Not really – assuming the scanner is extremely small in size and portable in...

High-tech scanner tells you how healthy you are

02/16/2011, Some folks over at the Charité-University Medicine in Berlin have developed a high-tech scanner that can tell how healthy a person is. All you have to do is point it at your skin, wait three minutes and the device will let you know your health on a scale...

Fujitsu ScanScap S1100 is one tiny scanner

01/25/2011, Fujitsu has announced that they will be showcasing the ScanSnap S1100 at Macworld 2011 this weekend at Macworld 2011. In addition to putting the scanner on display, they will be giving live demonstrations on how it works. In case you didn’t know,...