November 19th, 2012 by rbanks
Watch This Page-Scanning Robot Read Faster Than You Could Ever Dream To
"Instead of having to scan or photograph yourself, with the BSF-Auto you just have to be ready to load more books into the chamber, as if you’re manning some kind of crazy literature-devouring cannon. And it’s taking not one but two pictures of each page, one while the page is in motion to try and get a shot of it being flat. And on top of that, there’s software behind the scenes to help flatten the images out."