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Scanner Pro turns iPhones into scanners

updated 12:10 pm EDT, Mon October 12, 2009

Uploads PDFs to multiple locations

Readdle has begun selling Scanner Pro, a new iPhone application. Users can scan in paper documents via an iPhone's built-in camera; the images are then converted into multi-page PDF documents, which can be uploaded to several different destinations. These include e-mail addresses, Wi-Fi-connected computers or any WebDAV server, such as a MobileMe iDisk folder.

If needed, PDF files can be password-protected using 40-bit RC4 encryption. Scans are given special image processing to improve quality, and can be further tweaked for brightness and contrast. The app costs $7, and requires a device running iPhone 2.2.1 firmware or better.




by MacNN Staff

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  1. danviento

    Joined: Dec 1969

    -7

    Security Risk

    Yet another reason iPhones are banned from areas that have sensitive information displayed within.

  1. ff11

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    Advantage

    What's the advantage of this app, given that you can already take JPEG pictures with the iPhone??

  1. danangdoc

    Joined: Dec 1969

    -2

    Advantage

    I think the advantage is that you can store the image as a .PDF document, as opposed to a JPG image. There are obvious benefits in this. For one thing, you can't photo-shop a .PDF file.

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