Scanning in docs.

Kimball Larsen kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Wed Apr 8 09:14:07 MDT 2009


+1 for ScanSnap.  We have one here - its pretty slick. Windows/Mac  
only, so far as I know, though.


- Kimball
http://www.kimballlarsen.com

On Apr 8, 2009, at 12:30 AM, Shane Hathaway wrote:

> Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
>> I'm looking for a document scanner to make digital copies of cabinets
>> and cabinets full of old invoices.  I'm wondering if anyone knows  
>> of a
>> good piece of hardware for this.  Of course, it would be best if it
>> worked with Linux, but we are *not* holding our breath.
>> Also, it would be nice it had software that could read a printout and
>> use OCR and save the new document using a given path and filename (or
>> whatever).
>> Ideas?  Thanks all!
>
> I wish I could recommend a Linux solution, but the ScanSnap line is  
> really amazing.  My dad bought one a few years ago.  You feed it up  
> to 50 pages at a time, it takes only a few seconds per page, and the  
> bundled Windows software performs good OCR automatically.  It makes  
> a flatbed scanner look really silly.
>
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16838115034
>
> Who knows, maybe the software works in Wine. :-)
>
> Shane
>
>
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