Business Card Scanner and Contacts Manager

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Apr 20 23:26:14 UTC 2009

On 04/19/2009 10:58 PM, Seth M wrote:
> Has anyone had experience or come across any one of those cool little
> business card scanners that will work with Linux? I was looking at the
> Presto BizCard Reader or Dymo CardScan. Any experience in general with
> scanning business cards into some kind of handy address database or
> contacts manager? Just seems like this is one of those useful areas
> that could use a little "Just Works in a few clicks" love.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Seth
indicates that the Corex ( 800c works well.
[note: search the page for 'card '.

Manufacturer: Corex
Model 	Interface 	USB id 	Status 	Comment 	Backend 	Manpage
800c 	USB 	0x08f0/0x2110 	Good 	4 inch wide 8bit Gray or 24bit Color
simplex card/receipt scanner 	cardscan
(1.0.0, NEW!) 	sane-cardscan

Of course you'll then need to find a software package that can make use
of the data.

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