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 scanner
04 Jul 2012, 16:25
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: current milestone
Replies: 1
Views: 1406

current milestone

hello!

what is the best DIY (or commercially available, but not too much expensive) book scanner?

thanks!
by scanner
05 May 2012, 15:38
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: ultimate scanner solution
Replies: 2
Views: 2252

ultimate scanner solution

hello

this scanner is the ultimate solution to book and other document digitizing:
http://spie.org/x15942.xml?ArticleID=x15942
I 've been waiting for it to be out, with no luck till now

what is your opinion?

thanks!
by scanner
05 May 2012, 15:34
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Vectorization
Replies: 25
Views: 19619

Re: Vectorization

I think VectorMagic was/is a MIT's project?
with whatever that implies...
by scanner
05 May 2012, 15:32
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: scan2docx
Replies: 11
Views: 6240

Re: scan2docx

its about 500 euro + shipping, but they offer a testing period, when you can return it (minus shipping/handling probably) what you mean by glorified webcam? their camera looks interesting and when I was trying to build my own system, I was looking into cameras like that I need to know more about cam...
by scanner
29 Apr 2012, 13:34
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: scan2docx
Replies: 11
Views: 6240

scan2docx

hello!

any opinion on this?

http://www.scan2docx.com/

thanks!
by scanner
14 Jan 2011, 17:34
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Ionaudio Booksaver?
Replies: 100
Views: 136834

Re: Ion Book Saver

it does look crappy

however if we could replace the sensors it would become more useful??
by scanner
15 Nov 2010, 17:45
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Vectorization
Replies: 25
Views: 19619

Re: Vectorization

by scanner
28 Oct 2010, 06:08
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Vectorization
Replies: 25
Views: 19619

Vectorization

hello

would vectorization of scanned/photographed text, improve OCR results?
by scanner
14 Jun 2010, 22:34
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: slim scanner
Replies: 5
Views: 2725

slim scanner

hello unfortunately camera scanning, while it seemed good idea, because it is fast and it promised images without distortion, it has poor results, because there are too many factors to consider (proper light, skew distortion, angles, etc) imo the best solution would be a thin scanner that can be pla...