Daniel Reetz, the founder of the DIY Book Scanner community, has recently started making videos of prototyping and shop tips. If you are tinkering with a book scanner (or any other project) in your home shop, these tips will come in handy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0gq8 ... g_8K1nfInQ

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by aku
01 May 2020, 22:28
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Raspberry PI camera?
Replies: 20
Views: 108609

Re: Raspberry PI camera?

RaspPi gets 12.3 MP camera able to use C-mount lenses. News seen at https://petapixel.com/2020/04/30/raspberry-pi-unveils-12-3mp-camera-module-with-interchangeable-lenses/ and https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/05/raspberry-pi-launches-camera-with-interchangeable-lens-system-for-50/ Official annou...
by aku
20 Nov 2019, 01:29
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Mechanical/Cable Trigger For Digital Cameras Without Electronic Release
Replies: 0
Views: 1334

Mechanical/Cable Trigger For Digital Cameras Without Electronic Release

Seen in the last two days, same thing, 2 different sites + the origin both reference. https://petapixel.com/2019/11/18/this-guy-hacked-together-a-diy-cable-release-for-his-point-and-shoot/ https://hackaday.com/2019/11/18/a-mechanical-shutter-release-for-a-digital-camera/ https://www.instructables.co...
by aku
30 Jan 2018, 05:21
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Methods To Sense The 3D Surface/Structure Of A Book
Replies: 358
Views: 218297

Re: Methods To Sense The 3D Surface/Structure Of A Book

Looks a bit like another Kinect derivative. I still think structured light solutions (projector-camera) are the way to go. As far as I can tell from the datasheet this is a structured light scanner (as is the Kinect). A moment ... Page 6: Scanning technology 3D depth sensing camera (IR Diffractive ...
by aku
26 Jan 2018, 00:56
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Methods To Sense The 3D Surface/Structure Of A Book
Replies: 358
Views: 218297

Re: Methods To Sense The 3D Surface/Structure Of A Book

Came across http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2014/10/hps-sprout-pc-is-like-a-real-version-of-iron-mans-jarvis/ While a not a laser scanner, possibly also able to reconstruct the surface of the book sitting under scanner with good enough a resolution. The overhead 3D scanner is now available standalon...
by aku
09 Jan 2017, 17:55
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: My DIY Scanner
Replies: 37
Views: 10986

Re: My DIY Scanner

That sounds interesting. What program are you using? If it is available I might want to investigate it. It's not available but I'm happy to answer any questions you may have about it. Well, without the (sources to the) program available the next best thing would be (IMHO) a general overview of your...
by aku
21 Sep 2016, 13:16
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Blog article about a small tool to clean up scans
Replies: 1
Views: 1441

Blog article about a small tool to clean up scans

Matt Zucker writing about a small tool of his to clean up scanned hand-written notes.

At: https://mzucker.github.io/2016/09/20/noteshrink.html

Might be usable for photo scans too. He also has an article about page dewarping.
by aku
28 Apr 2016, 19:05
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 57176

Re: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread

Assiociated YT channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFcbrx ... jDDH6NAd0w.
Googling for the name + "czur" I further find http://www.johnwillis.com/.
A large series of posts.
by aku
28 Apr 2016, 12:56
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 57176

Re: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread

I should possibly ask, can you tell us where you found the link ?
I am watching the teleread site where I found Czur first, and did not see anything there yet.
by aku
28 Apr 2016, 12:55
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 57176

Re: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread

Thanks. Bookmarked for the evening.