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 Kimbo
27 Jan 2010, 15:49
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: hovercam type of scanner
Replies: 1
Views: 2228

hovercam type of scanner

Has anyone seen or used the hovercam scanner? It uses a an overhead camera
rather than the linear flat bed. Seems cheap enough to experiment with.
It uses the Rich internet application file format, something from the Adobe Air suite.
Thoughts on hackability?
thehovercam.com

Kimbo
by Kimbo
17 Dec 2009, 12:20
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: VueScan support for digital cameras
Replies: 6
Views: 4889

Re: VueScan support for digital cameras

Thanks for the assist. I thought it might be file compatibility rather
than control. File compatibility only isn't necessary bad, just a distinction worth noting,
particularly when considering how to synchronize the input files
from two separate cameras that alternate for successive pages of a book.
by Kimbo
15 Dec 2009, 14:26
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: VueScan support for digital cameras
Replies: 6
Views: 4889

Re: VueScan support for digital cameras

Just curious about how it works with cameras, deskew, etc. Which file format is best, jpeg, raw, etc. Can it control the camera realtime, or just read the image files? How well does it do the basics? Some programs can control the camera and its' operation but don't process the images, ie. convert to...
by Kimbo
14 Dec 2009, 16:40
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: VueScan support for digital cameras
Replies: 6
Views: 4889

VueScan support for digital cameras

Has anyone tried VueScan (pro version @ ~$80.00). It supports digital cameras as input devices.
I haven't noted any other commercial scan processing software that allows
digitals cameras for input, (reasonably priced). Just curious, is anyone aware of others?
VueScan http://www.hamrick.com/

Kimbo