Hi Tito,

After reading what you intend to do with the scanner, I think you can do a pretty job scanning documents using a phone camera with good quality instead. Besides, it won't be difficult to carry around - it'll just be in your pocket

I, for instance, scan documents using my phone, which fortunately, has 20 megapixel. I use the software called Camscanner[1] which works well on Android. It allows converting your scanning into PDF and other formats for safe keeping.

Of course you don't need a 20 megapixel camera to scan documents. Somewhere 8 to 12 megapixel is enough to get HD quality of documents, if that's what you're aiming for.

Though not scanning,[2] I could get some nice pictures with just with my phone, just to show that, with careful orientation, you can scan, even better documents with your phone

[1] https://www.camscanner.com/
[2] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Iziko_sang_Malangatana_Valante_Ngwenya.jpg

Just my suggestion.


On Wednesday, November 26, 2014, Ravishankar Ayyakkannu <ravidreams@wikimedia.in> wrote:
Hi Vishnu, Shyamal

Thanks for sharing suggestions.

Hi Tito,

Please place your request as explained at


We will take it forward from there ASAP.


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