Getting your grandma's secret cookie recipe could soon be as easy as a wave of your hand.
Lomography is making the film conversion process easy with a portable film scanner that converts 35mm film into digital photos using a smartphone.
Berlin, Germany — Amidst the serious 4K and OLED HDTVs and myriad Windows 8 gear, here at the IFA electronics show which officially starts today many a goofy product can be found. Such as, a mouse that's also a scanner...
Supermarket bar code scanners might have seemed really high tech back in 1979, but by now we're all pretty familiar with their limitations. So a new type of scanner takes a different approach, by actually recognizing the object itself, rather than scanning the bar code.
Computer mice come in a zillion different shapes and sizes, but it's getting really ridiculous. First a calculator and scale get shoved into a mouse and now LG stuffs a scanner into one? How on earth does that even fit in there?
There's been a lot about the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) full body scanners at U.S. airports in the news — the ones capable of seeing your private bits and pieces. Of course, for every problem there's a product: special "underwear" that protects you from the gaze of pervy TSA officers.
All that steampunk stuff is so childish compared to this Soviet photo editing tool from 1987. It's pure analogue goodness. This video reminds us of a time before Photoshop became mainstream — it makes us really miss the imaginative minds of yesteryear.
Scanning an entire book is tedious work. It usually involves scanning a page at a time, and it's serious time-consuming. But this new scanner out of the University of Tokyo speeds that process up significantly thanks to a 500fps camera.
Crossing the great divide between printed documents and the digital world just got easier with Doxie, a 600dpi scanner smart enough to rotate, crop, and then send digital versions of those paper docs and pics directly to the cloud. Now...
I've never needed to scan a document or photo while sitting in a plane seat, but if you ever have, there's a gadget for that. The unfortunately named DocuPen is a portable scanner made by PlanOn, about the size of...