12/29/2009, This is one digital photo frame that clearly stands out from the rest – the picture scanning digital photo frame. This is an idea so simple that we’re slapping ourselves on the forehead for not having the guts to market something like this much earlier in the game. After all, for $199.99 you get a built-in scanner into a digital photo frame that is capable of converting processed photos from […]
12/22/2009, Are you the type who loves cutting out snippets of news from the papers or interesting articles from magazines? Why not take the more convenient route by digitizing that experience with the SkyPix Handheld Scanner? Capable of capturing full color 600 dpi resolution images onto a microSD memory card immediately, it helps save you the inconvenience of transferring data via a USB port. What are some of the uses you […]
12/18/2009, LEGO must be one of the most versatile toys that we’ve seen to date, with many an enterprising mind (and deft hands) have come up with a variety of creations based on these building blocks. The latest among them would be the LEGO book scanner, where it is able to scan an entire book automatically as long as you place the tome of your choice on a LEGO balance with […]
12/13/2009, Daniel Reetz has dreamed of a book scanner which is capable of crunching textbooks, turning them into digital files which can be read later over a computer. This dream has gone on for two years, and Daniel decided to take things into his own hands by working on his own book scanner which took three days or so to complete at a cost of approximately $300. The DIY Book Scanner […]
11/23/2009, Who would’ve thought that a regular webcam could actually be turned into a 3D scanner? This was made possible thanks to a project from Qi Pan, a PhD candidate at Cambridge University Engineering Department. That’s some serious brains working there, we tell ya.
11/19/2009, Pandigital has unveiled a couple more photo scanners for the masses – the PhotoLink One-Touch 5×7 Scanner and the PhotoLink Personal Photo Scanner, where they will feature their own memory card reader, being ready to use right out of the box, the ability to scan slides or negatives at 1,200dpi, and various connectivity options. The PhotoLink One-Touch 5×7 Scanner and PhotoLink Personal Photo Scanner will both retail for $129.99.
09/29/2009, Are you still living in a pseudo-digital world? By that, we mean not having ripped all your favorite CD tracks and DVDs onto a hard drive somewhere in MP3 and MPEG-4 formats. After all, organizing playlists and movie files over a computer is much easier than cataloguing physical media. If you insist on the latter, then the IntelliScanner Classic ought to help you out greatly as this barcode scanner is […]
08/25/2009, Canon has just rolled out its imageFORMULA DR-2510M and DR-2010M desktop scanners, where they are the first Mac-compatible high-speed document scanners from the company. Each purchase will come bundled with Mac-compatible software, allowing one-touch scanning directly to e-mail, printers, shared network folders, as well as applications including iPhoto. Both the Canon DR-2510M and DR-2010M models are able to offer speedy color scanning, touching speeds of 25 pages-per-minute (ppm) in simplex […]
08/13/2009, Check out the use of high speed computer vision processing technology in the area of book scanning, where the built-in camera sensor will run at 1000fps, capturing pages as they turn while making a record of text and images regardless of distortion and lighting differences. The system will definitely be advantageous in speeding up the digitization process of low-cost e-books and other library data. This book scanner is made possible […]
08/05/2009, Epson has released its latest scanner, the V500 that targets small offices and home-based businesses. The Epson V500 will come with a 30-page automatic document feeder that is able to scan up to 3 pages per minute, where the ReadyScan LED technology is touted to do away with annoying warm-up time when starting a scan or switching between reflective and film scanning. Maximum resolution supported by the Epson V500 is […]
06/02/2009, Forget about those magnifying glasses that your grandad used to own when he tried to check out the morning news – keep up with the times by using the new ezRead scanner. This device hooks up to your TV set, displaying the text scanned in magnified magnificence, making it a snap to read, although page turning might require more effort on your part. Guess the TV has just found another […]
06/02/2009, Cleanliness is next to godliness, so if you want a little bit of divine power, why not get your desk at the office sorted out with the NeatDesk Automatic Document Feeder scanner? This scanner will help free up space in your filing cabinet so that other more important items can be placed within instead, although it will need a fair bit of discipline to scan each and every relevant document […]
05/13/2009, Do you have an impressive collection of old films taken with your archaic cameras that are sitting there, while the only camera shop in town has long stopped developing negatives? Enter the VuPoint FC-C520–VP Slide & Film Scanner to save the day – it is equipped with a 5-megapixel sensor and a 2.4″ preview display that lets you see what you’re about to scan, while the 32MB internal memory can […]
05/12/2009, Folks who travel a lot and conduct tons of businesses will find the WorldCard Ultra Business Card Scanner to come in handy – after all, this palm-sized device is powered by an integrated USB cable, making it a snap to kick off your socks after a long day at a particular conference, inserting card after card from the day’s contacts while letting the WorldCard software do the dirty job. It […]