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 JotaPe
01 Nov 2009, 18:30
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Third International Workshop of Camera-Based Document Captur
Replies: 1
Views: 3414

Re: Third International Workshop of Camera-Based Document Captur

Take a look at previous 2007 workshop http://www.m.cs.osakafu-u.ac.jp/cbdar2007/program.shtml#proc Oral Session I. Text detection (9:00--10:00) O1-1 Font and Background Color Independent Text Binarization Thotreingam Kasar, Jayant Kumar, and Angarai Ganeshan Ramakrishnan O1-2 A Framework Towards Rea...
by JotaPe
21 Jun 2009, 16:49
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: invert pdf colors
Replies: 9
Views: 7831

Re: invert pdf colors

For transform to negative images, try virtualPhotographer and virtualStudio (http://www.optikvervelabs.com/virtualstudio.asp): free, standalone app. or Photo***p pluguin)

J.
by JotaPe
16 Jun 2009, 11:17
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: LASER CUTTER!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 11069

Re: LASER CUTTER!!!

Photos, please!!!
by JotaPe
15 Jun 2009, 13:07
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: direct download
Replies: 7
Views: 5323

Re: direct download

daniel_reetz wrote:Also, Juan, I don't know what's happening with Instructables, but it lets me download the PDF no matter what. That's bullshit.
You rocks!! Gracias.
by JotaPe
15 Jun 2009, 10:28
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Books anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 7213

Re: Books anyone?

Certainly, there is life beyond G***Books.
by JotaPe
15 Jun 2009, 10:06
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: direct download
Replies: 7
Views: 5323

Re: direct download

Hi, Hi Jota, If you sign up for an account at Instructables you can download a PDF directly. I will also make one available here today. It's about time to make a new manual, with all the community improvements and experience and without all the dumpster diving... According Instructables, after login...
by JotaPe
14 Jun 2009, 18:06
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: direct download
Replies: 7
Views: 5323

direct download

Hi, Daniel,

I wonder if you could put the link to direct download your DIY bookscanner plan. Thank you in advance.

JP.
by JotaPe
14 Jun 2009, 17:31
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Using a book scanner for non books (single sheets)?
Replies: 21
Views: 12069

Re: Using a book scanner for non books (single sheets)?

Hello,
Xymenah wrote:yeah I dont want to run these pages through a normal flatbed scanner because they are historical documents and the direct light will damage them.
Are you sure? Cold light doesn't seem to be too harmful, even less than the natural light.

Juan