December 4, 2012

Super Fast Book Flipping Scanner

The Ishikawa Oku Lab at the University of Tokyo has created the BFS-Auto book scanner. The bot is so fast that it can digitize 250 pages/minute by combining page flipping, 3D recognition of those already flipped with the usage of three cameras and high-accuracy restoration. Book Flipping Scanning can be used by libraries to preserve old tomes as well as saving those that have been damaged.

Via Nanowerk

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at December 4, 2012 11:25 AM
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