Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Droid Scan: Your Personal Scanner App

"You’re at the library and you need to use the scanner…why wait in line when you have this app? This app turns your smart mobile device into a portable document scanner by using perspective correction to convert images captured with the built-in camera into high quality scans."

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Turn your mobile phone into a document scanner that goes where you go. Convert any snapshot into a highly readable JPEG or PDF by fixing geometry, contrast, and color. Record full-page documents, white boards, receipts. On-phone conversion: complete confidentiality, no subscription fees. Integrates with OCR by Docs, Evernote, Goggles. Share via email, SD, more.

Latest release

All the Droid Scan products were updated to version 3.8.4 on February 15th, 2011. The latest releases feature:
  • Turbo capture mode (Pro only)
  • Enhanced Docs uploader (Pro only)
  • Hi-res scan optimization
  • Color document enhancement
  • Automatic document size detection with manual adjustment
  • Legal, Engineering and Architectural paper sizes
  • ZIP file support

Pro Features

  • Turbo capture of multiple images (Pro only).
  • Generates multi-page PDF files (Pro only).
  • Google Docs upload with OCR (Pro only).
  • Shares scans as multi-page PDF files (Pro only).

Basic Features

  • Evernote upload with OCR for search.
  • Perspective correction: starting from a standard snapshot, produces results rivaling those you would get from a flat bed scanner.
  • Document type detection: automatically recognizes business cards and standard paper sizes so that your scans have exactly the right shape; the automatic guesses are very accurate but you can override them if necessary. Competing apps don't do it!
  • Shares scans as JPEG files.
  • Works across a wide range of Android devices with cameras.
  • Takes advantage of all camera features including flash and auto-focus.
  • Super-fast edge detection with manual adjustment if needed.
  • Post-processing to produce optimized color or black and white images.
  • All processing except OCR takes place on the phone, ideal for sensitive documents.
  • Sharing via standard Android targets: email, sms, web upload.
  • Sharing with most apps that accept JPEG or PDF files: Dropbox, Evernote, Goggles, more... 
-source
http://www.droidscan.com/
http://undergraduatedegree.org/2010/25-essential-android-apps-for-college-students/

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