Amid protests, US police scanner apps and others saw record downloads

Downloads of police scanner apps, tools for private communication and mobile safety apps hit record numbers this past weekend in the U.S., amid continued nationwide protests over the police killing of

TSA to expand 3D carry-on baggage screening to reduce security wait times

The Transportation Security Agency will expand its 3D carry-on luggage scanning program it originally launched in more than a dozen airports this July. The agency originally estimated the program wou

A digitizing David takes on photo-scanning Goliath

Mitch Goldstone loves photo scanning. His business, ScanMyPhotos, does what it says on the tin: you send photos to the company and, using high speed scanners and special software, his team digitizes y

Wolfprint 3D raises $500K to bring scanning pods to an airport near you

3D body scanning isn’t very exciting right now – you can’t really use your scan anywhere except maybe on Thingiverse where people can print you out and create a shrine to you (hint

Rendor Turns Your Single-Camera Smartphone Into A Real 3D Scanner

Using a piece of paper with a specially printed grid and a regular smartphone, Rendor may have just cracked the 3D scanning code. The system allows you to create a 3D scan of almost any object simply

Hands On With The Brooklyn-Made Makerbot Digitizer

The <a href="">Makerbot</a> <a target="_blank" href="">Digitizer</a> looked too good to be true. It was a solid, compact 3D s

HP Releases A Faux 3D Scanner For The Masses

First off, this isn't what you're thinking: this scanner doesn't actually allow you to scan objects in 3D but it allows you to scan physical objects. Think of it as a larger camera. That said, the HP

NEC Develops First Contactless Fingerprint-Finger Vein Combo Scanner

<img src="" /> <a href="">NEC</a> today announced it has developed the industry's first contact-less b

Robots To Flip Through And Scan 170 Page-Books in 1 Minute

<img src="" /> Scanning or copying books will get a lot more comfortable in the future, thanks to the <a href="http://www.k2.t.u-

Canon's imageFORMULA P-150M portably scans documents into your Mac, no lie

<img src="" />Does your Mac need a new scanner? (I think I've had the same scanner for like 10 years. The Mac driver is still for PPC p

Evernote coming to Canon scanners

<img src="" />The <a href="">Evernote</a> news just doesn't stop, does it? Hot on the

Review: Doxie document scanner

<img src="" />This is a great scanner for occasional scanning of single pages. It doesn't have an auto document feeder, so you're not g

If you're going to scan, scan right with the CanoScan 9000F

<img src="" />Let's be honest: scanning has become a necessary evil. But as long as you're doing what has to be done, you may as w

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300 hits the streets: An impressively powerful portable scanner

<img src="">Sure, I know what you're thinking: scanners are a bit boring. But Fujitsu hopes to tempt you with some of its

iConvert Photo Scanner promises simple 4×6 snapshot archiving

<img src="">You don’t really have to start in on your New Year’s resolutions until Monday. Friday was pretty much a gimme and now

Full body scanners at airports reveal your junk

<img src="" />Full-body scanners are being tested in a variety of airports. I didn't get the pleasure of using one on <a href="ht

Did you know that your iPhone is also a document scanner?

<img src="" />Oh, look, a legitimately clever use of the iPhone, and one that's not hard at all to replicate at home. Essentially, you

CrunchDeals: USB photo converter for $50

<img src="" alt="210980561_003" />If you're thinking of scanning all your old photos using a traditional flatbed scanner, let me b

Pandigital has itself a portable scanner, for photos!

This is a scanner produced by someone by the name of Pandigital. It’s called the PhotoLink Handheld Scanner. It’s portable! Right, so it’s a portable scanner with a max resolution of

Handheld barcode scanner/printer combo from HP

I’m not one to get overly excited about the technology behind transportation logistics (or am I?) but this thing from HP looks pretty cool. It’s basically a handheld wireless-enabled barcode scann
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