Open Source Book Scanner
- Book Scanners allow for Digitization of books, magazines, and similar media that doesn't work well with a document scanner/copy machine
- These are a valuable device for places like Libraries or Schools to have, but are often out of reach due to cost
- This page aims to organize, and potentially further develop, Open Source Book Scanners
Existing Open Source Designs
Google Linear Book Scanner
Linear Book Scanner is a prototype automatic book scanning device created by Google. The device moves a book face-down over linear sensors to capture page images, and uses vacuum pressure to turn pages automatically as the book moves.
“This design” means the copyrighted book scanner design distributed by Google as part of the "Linear Book Scanner" project.
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