Saturday, 26 December 2015

Unique ScanRobot to Scan Books Automatically

ScanRobot an Automatic Book Scanner, which can scan 2500 pages per Hour of an Old Book without unbinding or damaging has been released. A company from Austria - Treventus Mechantronics will be displaying its scanner - ScanRobot at the Digitisation Expo in New Delhi to be held at Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg - behind Reserve Bank of India, New Delhi on Friday and Saturday 8 - 9 January 2016. 

This scanner turns the pages automatically with vaccum and gentle airflow without damaging the book. It can scan in V shape, the thick old fragile books which do not open Flat and scans two pages together. Deskew, Cropping, Straightening, Image Processing, Indexing and naming is all Automatic.

The company has also introduced a Special Technique on the ScanRobot to Scan the Student Answer Booklets (subjective scripts) to be scanned together as a book. ScanRobot utomatically separates the scanned images into on single Multipage PDF file based on the Bar Code on the top of the Answer Sheets.

This makes it easy for the University / Institute to scan and provide access to the students for referring their own answer booklet before applying for the Re-Assessment. Some Universities can use it for distributing the booklets to Teachers / Professors for Assessment sitting at home on their computers over the Campus WAN/LAN.

The Unique Exhibition will have more than 100+ different and uniques scanners which can scan all kinds of office documents, passport, bills, files, spiral bound books, X-ray, CT Scans, Herbarium Sheets, News Papers, News Clips pasted on A4 papers, Negatives, Old & New Photos, Tranparencies, 3D Objects, Coins, Framed Photos, Paintings and so on. Example ADF Scanning of upto 250 pages per hour both side of the Application Forms in University or a Telecom Company received from all over India.

Famous brands of Scanners and Scanning Software are being displayed. Some of the names are Fujitsu, Kodak Alaris, Microtek, Bookeye, Graphtec, Contex, Widetek, Czurtek, Fujisan, Scamax, Avision, ScanPro, Silverfast, Readiris, Epson, Brother, Formstorm, IndusUSA, Qidenus, Doxis, Whova, Ind.Senz and Archiflow.... Similarly Scanning & Service Bureau like Datasoft, Kinsey Bros, Zentech, Surya Offset, Patel MicroData, Magnum, GreenHive Records Management are also showcasing their Expertise in the Digitisation Field.

This is first time ever that so many Manufacturers and Solutions providers from USA, UK, Sweeden, Germany, Austria, China, Japan, Israel, Taiwan and all over India are gathering under one Roof. You can see so many of the scanners TOGETHER - LIVE, discuss the needs with manufacturers and also learn about the Digitisation Projects in the Parallel Seminar/Conference.

Special sessions will be conducted for Lawyers on scanning of Books and making them into searchable PDF or into editable Text files. Website for the event Digitisation Expo is and the theme is Digitisation in India - Simplified. 

A bold, unique and aggressive initiative towards DIGITAL INDIA.

The event is organised by India digitisation Club and Co-organised by The library Professionals Association (LPA), New Delhi;  Indian Library Association (ILA), New Delhi; Society for Library Professionals (SLP), New Delhi; Association of Media Library Association (AMLA), New Delhi, Jharkhand Information and Library Association (JILA), Ranchi; Special Library Association (SLA), The Asian Chapter; Management Library Network (MLN), Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS), Chennai; Chandigarh Library Association (CLA), Chandigarh; Satija Research Foundation for Library and Information Science (SRFLIS), New Delhi.