Developer Erik Salaj from Winsoft has released a new image scanning component suite for Firemonkey in Delphi 10 Berlin. The new component suite wraps the Windows Image Acquisition API to allow you to easily access scanning devices in Windows and acquire images from them. Obviously it is only for Windows and not for Android, IOS, or OSX. You can scan using both an interactive interface or without an interface at all. It supports flip, rotate, crop, scale, stamp filters to modifying the scanned images. The supported image formats are BMP, PNG, GIF, JPEG and TIFF. This is a commercial component suite but full source code is provided and there is a demo application showing how to use the functionality. One interesting that I noticed is that it picked up my Android devices as possible scanner components in the demo. You can find out more information about Windows Image Acquisition over at Microsoft. The component suite should also work in C++Builder. Also be sure to check out the Winsoft Component Package which gets you this library and a huge number of other libraries at a significant savings.
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