Re: Could a digital camera and OCR software replace a document scanner
Not only is it possible, but that method is being used to scan books. Check out this Do-it-yourself high speed book scanner that was built using cameras and OCR software. You wouldn't necessarily have to go to that extent. They just optimized it to make it faster to scan an entire book.
Also, a lot of banks are creating phone apps that allow you to take a picture of both sides of a check and deposit the check remotely through their app.
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