ScanR – Scan, Copy and Fax with Your Camera Phone or Digital Camera
ScanR, mobile document scanning application that allows you scan digital picture into a PDF file format and share digital PDF scanning file via email, as an sms, or as a traditional fax. It utilize an optical character recognition (OCR) engine to captured 100% of the document page and business card as searchable text. For documents, the text is saved both in the result PDF file and in a text (.txt) file that can be downloaded in “My Scans”. For business cards, the recognized text is saved as a vCard (.vcf contact). Meanwhile, The standard text fields will be captured by scanR are names, phone numbers and email addresses from some other locations. Plus more, scanR mobile document scanning able to read US and Canadian formatted cards in English at this moment.
How ScanR Works on Mobile Phones:
To use Scanr scanning services, all you need to install scanR application on mobile phone. Then you can start snapping a pictures of the document and scan, copy or fax it to other people in PDF format via MMS or Email.Once you have taken a picture and send it to scanR via MMS or email. Then ScanR service will cleans the photos of whiteboards, documents and business cards, extracts the printed information, and delivers a digital file to your email, contact manager or fax.
scanR Services that you can send your photo to :
- doc@scanR.com (for documents)
- wb@scanR.com (for whiteboards)
- bc@scanR.com (for business cards)
Any photos you send to ScanR mobile scanning services will be processed and saved online at www.scanR.com . Then you can search, download or share your scans on ScanR website. Here are some of the ways people use scanR:
- Keep digital copies of checks they write
- Email signed expense reports
- Send notes to meeting attendees
- Fax a contract while on the road
- Save whiteboard drawings without having to copy by hand
- Scan the cover of a book to help find it later
- Copy classmate’s notes from a class they missed
- Send real estate listings to their clients
- Share ideas written on paper with a remote co-worker
Besides that, scanR mobile scanning application is support various mobile phone such as iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Nokia S60.
ScanR is great mobile scanning application in the pocket for turning things like whiteboard images and paper drawings into something more usable. Plus more, ScanR is currently free to use.
To sign up this ScanR service, click here.