[BCAB] Scanning from your IPhone

M Lakhani muzz.lakhani at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 11 16:28:17 GMT 2013


I've not found say text either usable or accessible ! Maybe I need to try another app! 

Sent from my iPhone

On 11 Mar 2013, at 12:05, "Richard Godfrey-McKay" <lists.godfrey-mckay at virginmedia.com> wrote:

> Ibrahim, Please let us know what you've ordered and how it goes.  
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Ibrahim
> Gucukoglu
> Sent: 11 March 2013 11:58
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> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Scanning from your IPhone
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> Hi Steve.
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> Well, this product hopefully should make the whole process of lining up etc.
> 
> redundant, I look forward to being able to use my IPhone on the go as a
> scanner with the consummate ease a sighted person would.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Nutt
> Sent: Monday, March 11, 2013 11:27 AM
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Scanning from your IPhone
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> Hi,
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> Prismo is the one I got the least good results on.  That's why I say Saytext
> and Text Detective.  And I'm pretty good at lining up cameras, having used
> KNFB Reader and Beyo OCR on Symbian phones.
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> All the best
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> Steve
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Ibrahim
> Gucukoglu
> Sent: 10 March 2013 12:06
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Scanning from your IPhone
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> HI Muzz.
> 
> Two that immediately spring to mind, SayText and Prizmo, however any oCR app
> that you use and which works for you will do just as well, the stand doesn't
> discriminate.
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> All the best, Ibrahim.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: M Lakhani
> Sent: Sunday, March 10, 2013 11:04 AM
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Scanning from your IPhone
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> Any accessible OCR apps to recommend ?
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> Sent from my iPhone
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> On 10 Mar 2013, at 06:00, "Ibrahim Gucukoglu" <ibrahim_gucukoglu at sent.com>
> wrote:
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>> Hi Everyone.
>> Sorry for the cross posting, however this development is too good to 
>> keep to myself. I've just heard of a product called StandScan, a 
>> compact stand for use when scanning with your IPhone. There are two 
>> models, the standard and professional versions, the difference being 
>> the LED lighting options the professional version offers for better 
>> document exposure. Both stands are portable and the supplier 
>> www.standscan.com offer a selection of accessories including lensed 
>> kits, extra long docking leads for IPhone or IPod models and a mains
> adaptor for the professional version of the stand.
>> Give these guys a look, it might well be what you're looking for if 
>> you plan to use your IPhone as a scanning tool as many of you are 
>> frustrated with the difficulty of getting the best picture of your 
>> documents, arguably the main reason why most people just end up
> frustrated.
>> All the best, Ibrahim.
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