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 litchie
12 Aug 2010, 21:02
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: iPhone App: PageScanner
Replies: 36
Views: 35575

Re: iPhone Apps for Smartphone Book Scanning (Tests & Review

I have a few suggestions, the first is flash: there needs to be an option to use the built in flash while doing a continuous scan. -Perhaps ad a grid to the screen so that it is easier to get the text straight. -When selecting images from an album or camera roll the user should be able to select mu...
by litchie
12 Aug 2010, 20:53
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: iPhone App: PageScanner
Replies: 36
Views: 35575

Re: iPhone Apps for Smartphone Book Scanning (Tests & Review

You can email the pdf to yourself, or plug your iphone into iTunes, click on the apps tab where you manage apps, and then scroll to the bottom and transfer the pdfs the same way you do with iBooks. I have a few suggestions, the first is flash: there needs to be an option to use the built in flash w...
by litchie
30 Jul 2010, 09:37
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: iPhone App: PageScanner
Replies: 36
Views: 35575

Re: iPhone Apps for Smartphone Book Scanning (Tests & Review

litchie, I understand that you would probably prefer to do all support through the app, but your presence is appreciated here, and you are always welcome to ask for ideas and improvements from this community. Personally, I would really like to see an Android app with this functionality. Is that som...
by litchie
30 Jul 2010, 02:36
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: iPhone App: PageScanner
Replies: 36
Views: 35575

Re: iPhone Apps for Smartphone Book Scanning (Tests & Review

I am using this with an iphone 3 and it is very impressive. How do i create a new folder? The option to pick from albums- do i need to e.g. binarize page by page or is there a simpler way? thanks I am not sure what you really want to do, but to add a new folder, you just tap on the "+" button on th...
by litchie
20 Jul 2010, 10:21
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: DIY scanner and Scan Tailor processed books on Google Books
Replies: 16
Views: 61133

Re: DIY scanner and Scan Tailor processed books on Google Bo

Very impressive!

Especially love the high quality pictures. Are they manually processed?
by litchie
20 Jul 2010, 10:07
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: iPhone App: PageScanner
Replies: 36
Views: 35575

Re: iPhone Apps for Smartphone Book Scanning (Tests & Review

PageScanner 1.4 by FastIntelligence: http://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/page-scanner/id368331275?mt=8 That is a pretty impressive app. It really does pretty much handle everything from taking a batch of pictures of each page to creating the PDF and even OCR and translating. It would be extremely impres...
by litchie
20 Jul 2010, 10:01
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: iPhone App: PageScanner
Replies: 36
Views: 35575

Re: iPhone Apps for Smartphone Book Scanning (Tests & Review

I am the author of Page Scanner, thanks to univurshul for writing such a great review. To be honest, this app is still in its early stage, so I would like to hear more voices from expert users especially professional book scanning experts. I think iPhone has a great potential to cover the whole book...
by litchie
20 Jul 2010, 09:48
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 405698

Re: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)

Finally I am here after buying a VPN service.. I am the author of Page Scanner, http://www.diybookscanner.org/forum/vie ... ?f=3&t=451, as introduced by univurshul. I am from China. I love reading books, especially books of very old age.