Business Card Scanner and Contacts Manager
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
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?
indicates that the Corex (cardscan.com) 800c works well.
[note: search the page for 'card '.
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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