Does a SANE driver exist for the scanner?
If not, roughly how much work would that be?
Rick Frank wrote:
> Greetings TWG;
> I'm trying to resolve a very serious and expensive problem. My
> company is Northrop Grumman and we're a government Defense
> Contractor. Several years ago we purchased for the government,
> several thousand Logitech Pagescan Color scanners (parallel port
> version) for a contract we were working. About two years ago
> Logitech made the business decision to leave the scanner business and
> henceforth, sold their scanner patent to a company called Storm
> Technologies. Some time later, Storm Technologies filed for
> bankruptcy and went out of business -- leaving no support for the
> About a year ago the project decided to upgrade the PC platform to
> Windows 2000. A number of pretest measures were taken to ensure the
> software application was compatible with the W2000 upgrade. But
> unfortunately, no one bothered to verify beforehand that the scanner
> would operate properly. Now, to our misfortune, we find it would
> not! Apparently, the device driver is no longer compatible.
> Logitech was (and as far as I know, still is) part of the original
> TWAIN consortium. Several persons have said to me that it may be
> possible that there is a TWAIN driver that can be used as a driver
> for the Logitech Pagescan Color scanner. Is this the case? If not,
> then is it possible that the specifications for designing a new
> driver for the scanner for Windows 2000 might be acquired through the
> TWAIN Working Group? If no to both of these questions, is there any
> way that I can possibly find a copy of the driver specifications
> needed to develop a driver for this device. Please not that Logitech
> has already told me that they no longer support the device and Storm
> Technologies is now defunct.
> I appreciate your assistance.
> "Byron E. Thornton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Dominion Software, Inc.
> 825 Beacon Street (617) 332-1144 voice
> Newton, MA 02459 (617) 332-5145 fax
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