Tag: Scanners

  • Iris scanners are the all new ID cards for students at Winthrop University in South Carolina

    Iris scanners are the all new ID cards for students at Winthrop University in South Carolina

    The latest in ID checks for schools isn’t some futuristic ID card implanted with data or some sort of new fangled smartphone app or other such nonsense. Winthrop University in South Carolina is testing good old, CIA, FBI style Iris scanning to work as fool proof ID cards for students. During their freshman orientation in…

  • Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner digitizes ancient analog memories

    Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner digitizes ancient analog memories

    Photography hasn’t been lost to the digital world completely. There are still traces of film photography, holding up the analog banner high in scant but strong pockets of the shutterbug world. Lomography introduces its Smartphone Film Scanner that reaches out and recreates the magic of film photography, albeit, the support of a cellphone camera. The…

  • Dunhill’s biometric wallet for those taking a stroll in a den of thieves

    Dunhill’s biometric wallet for those taking a stroll in a den of thieves

    There are some among you, our respected readers who thrive on the fact that your wallet is safe, no matter where you go with it. May be it’s because of a highly sensitive buttock that can sense any pickpocket’s touch or anything to that effect. But then there are the exact opposites who cannot spend…

  • Biometric Iris Scanners to Eliminate Crime in Mexico

    Biometric Iris Scanners to Eliminate Crime in Mexico

    Biometric eye-scanners are being piloted in crime-infested Leon, Mexico, with the hope that they will transform it into “the most secure city in the world”. Global Rainmakers Inc. envisage fraud, currently a $50 billion problem in Leon, will be completely eradicated. Moreover, they hope that every person, place and thing on this planet will be…

  • Canon Japan to introduce fingerprint scanners in photocopiers

    Canon Japan to introduce fingerprint scanners in photocopiers

    If there’s anyone using the office photocopiers to bring about the destruction of the organization or to simply print out love letters for the secretary then you can put an end to this right away. Contact Canon Japan for their secure fingerprint scanner enabled photocopier. The system has been developed by Hitachi and aims to…

  • Airport Scanners Emit Dangerous Levels of Radiation

    Airport Scanners Emit Dangerous Levels of Radiation

    Airport scanners are meant to ensure your and other passengers’ safety, but recent reports are indicating that the levels of radiation emitted by the machines could actually be dangerous to your health. Dr David Brenner, Head of the Centre for Radiological Research at Columbia University, New York has said that radiation levels are up to…

  • Portable slim scanner is great but doesn’t fit in your pocket

    Portable slim scanner is great but doesn’t fit in your pocket

    If you remember those old spy movies of the past where the hero would whip out this tiny camera and take picture of secret documents, well that’s all changed now, thanks to Thanko’s Super Slim Scanner. It’s compact, lightweight device that can be used to scan any A4 sized document. The data can be saved…

  • Super fast scanner that does 200 pages in a minute

    Super fast scanner that does 200 pages in a minute

    Scanning capabilities haven’t really grown at the pace at which we’ve seen printers and other accessories go up. However, with this cool new prototype from the University of Tokyo coming in we have very little left to doubt the awesomeness of it. It comprises of a super-high speed camera that operates at 500 fps and…

  • Planon System Solutions brings worlds smallest colour scanner DocuPen RC800

    Planon System Solutions brings worlds smallest colour scanner DocuPen RC800

    Now when children want to act like James Bond during their playtime, they can actually use the kind of gadgets he does in the movies. The world’s smallest colour scanner has been introduced. It is shaped in the form of a pen and it can scan a colour document including graphics and text of resolutions…

  • KoamTac KDC 300 is a tiny Bluetooth enabled scanner

    KoamTac KDC 300 is a tiny Bluetooth enabled scanner

    The KoamTac KDC 300 is one of the world’s smallest data collectors with bright 1-inch OLED display, Li-polymer rechargeable battery, large data storage, and diverse connectivity to the host including Bluetooth, USB, and Serial interface. The KDC 300 barcode data collector, which can fit on the palm of your hand, runs on a rechargeable battery…