April 19, 2013 AT 11:30 am

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Scan-To-Cloud Device

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Scan-To-Cloud Device via doctape:

Today, I created an interesting DIY solution for uploading documents to a cloud service without spending much time or money doing so!

I did some research and stumpled upon the great the solution from Eduardo Luís: http://eduardoluis.com/raspberry-pi-and-usb-network-scanner/. Eduardos solution scans tiff files to email – emulating a basic function of modern desktop scanners in a device with only a single button.

Source code and more here!

Featured Adafruit Products

Adafruit Blue&White 16×2 LCD+Keypad Kit for Raspberry Pi – This new Adafruit Pi Plate makes it easy to use a blue and white 16×2 Character LCD. We really like the 16×2 Character LCDs we stock in the shop. Unfortunately, these LCDs do require quite a few digital pins, 6 to control the LCD and then another 1 to control the backlight for a total of 7 pins. That’s nearly all the GPIO available on a Pi! (read more)


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