Saturday, December 15, 2012

StandScan Pro Review

Technology is quickly evolving and growing to make our lives easier and more convenient. We have smartphones and wireless printers, but what about scanners? Everyone needs to scan and upload documents at some point, but scanners are bulky and are not portable. 

StandScan is a convenient way to scan your documents or photos no matter where you are or what you are doing. This product turns your camera-enabled smartphone into a portable scanner. The StandScan can travel with you in your briefcase, backpack, or in your car. It folds flat for easy storage and access.

Image from iPhone on StandScan
The problem with taking pictures of documents on the smartphone is with the quality and resolution. Even when I take a photo of a document I need to upload, the image is blurry and I can't hold the phone still. I used my iPhone to test the quality of the scan, and the resolution was good. The document was clearly visible  and easy to read. 

How to use the StandScan:

1. Fold StandScan into place (takes less than 3 minutes)
2. Place document or photo into box
3. Place smartphone above the box and position phone 
4. Enable camera and take image

That's it!

The StandScan Pro has an AC power adapter that provides additional light for your documents. The adapter connects to a plug that is small and built into the StandScan Pro.

I travel often and spend a lot of time sending documents to my office. Business centers are costly and time consuming. With the StandScan I can use this without having to leave my hotel room and I don't need to carry any wires to plug into my laptop. I can email the documents directly to myself or colleagues.

I also tested the StandScan on a small photo of my dog that I carry with me. It works well on images too.

This would make a great gift for any smartphone user and for anyone who needs to scan while "on the go." This product would have been helpful to me when I was in college. It's compatible with any smartphone and you don't need to install any software. I would highly recommend the StandScan Pro as a portable and efficient solution for your scanning needs!

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  1. Ohh wow, this is a great idea..

  2. i would scan all the pitcures of my grandkids

  3. I would use the StandScan as a lightbox for my eBay auctions.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

  4. My daughter scans a lot of her artwork so this would be great for her.

  5. I would scan tons of old pictures!

  6. scan receipts ----- Paul T/Pauline T aka Paul Tran ..... emscout9 at Hotmail dot com

  7. I would scan receipts, important documents, and pictures.

  8. I would scan receipts and pics and docs!

  9. I would scan old pictures to make scrapbooks.My aunt has pictures back into the 1800's.That would be so cool. Also I'd scan grandchildren s drawing.I can think of a million uses,, Thank you so much for this
    wonderful giveaway.I appreciate it!

  10. I would scan old pics of family.

  11. I would use this to scan all sorts of documents. I am a college student, so this would be perfect for me!

  12. I would scan business cards

  13. I would scan my childrens art work

  14. I would scan old photos.
    hugsnlove26 at hotmail dot com

  15. My work schedule-I have to keep the old copies, and it's really starting to create a big pile of paper.

  16. Family pictures!!!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

  17. I would scan my receipts and papers

  18. I would scan pictures most of the times as i love taking them and photography is my hobby :)

  19. I have a home based business and this could really come in handy.


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