A DIY Raspberry Pi Document Scanner @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

Flat bed scanners have been a thing of the past for quite some time, for most folks. When high quality scans aren’t required, a phone can work just fine. Here’s another approach from  at Instructables!

Welcome to my project where i build a Raspberry Pi Document Scanner! Utilizing the Raspberry Pi 4b, the Pi Camera V2, and custom 3D-printed components, this guide will guide you through creating a functional document scanner. This device is equipped to capture high-resolution images and process documents for perspective correction and cropping, making it an ideal tool for a variety of digitizing tasks.

The ability to digitize documents efficiently holds vast importance in today’s digital-first environment, serving purposes ranging from personal archiving to reducing paper clutter and facilitating educational activities. Assembling this scanner yourself not only provides a cost-effective alternative to commercial scanners but also enriches your understanding of hardware integration, software development, and advanced image processing.

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