Qidenus Robotic Book Scanner is a fully automated, market-leading book scanner designed for large scale book digitization and 24/7 operation. This robotic book scanner with an 80 degree V-shaped book cradle and automatic glass plate is compliant with the FADGI and Metamorfoze preservation standards and features one-of-a-kind, patented automatic page turning system (the Bionic Finger). The Bionic Finger system mimics the natural movement of a human finger, ensuring that every page is handled precisely, delicately and with utmost care even in full-automatic mode.

Qidenus Robotic Book Scanner is available in A2 & A3 + sizes, scans virtually all types of books, offers scan speeds of up to 2.500 pages / hour, handles originals of up to 160 mm thick, utilizes the latest high-end CMOS sensors, and produces archival-grade images. This unique book scanner by Qidenus Technologies (an iGuana company) can also switch to semi-automatic and manual operating modes with a mere push of a button.

Specifications Description
Operating Modes & Scan Speed 3 in 1 : Fully Automatic, Semi-Automatic, Manual
2.500 pages / hour
Book Cradle 80° opening angle
Automatized side flaps
Adjustable book spine support
Glass plate V-shaped glass plate
Aluminum light weight frame
Hardened / double coated / 3 mm thick glass
Customizable (glass, acryl, easy mount)
Page Turning Technology Patented Bionic Finger System in correspondence with its unique single page control guarantees automated page separation & turning
Single Page Control Light density sensors ensure automatic measurement of page density and gurantee that only one page is turned and scanned at a time
Lighting System Specially designed LED – museum standards
No UV / IR
Paper Weight & Quality 30 – 350 g/m² in all textures and qualities
Can scan brittle, acid, torn and single pages
CMOS Capturing System Canon D-SLR 700D, Canon D-SLR 5D Mark III, Nikon D-SLR D810, Canon 5DS / 5DS R
Compatible with all future camera developments
Optical Lens Systems Sigma 30 mm, Carl Zeiss 35 mm Distagon T, Carl Zeiss 50 mm Makro Planar, Canon / Carl Zeiss / Sigma
Compatible with all future lense developments
Automatic Processing Creation of templates with pre-defined settings for fast processing
Additional format implementation on demand

Download the complete Qidenus Robotic Book Scanner Specifications here.

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Qidenus Robotic Book Scanner Video

Key Qidenus Robotic Book Scanner Features

  • Patented page turning technology (Bionic Finger)
  • Manual, semi- and fully-automatic operating modes
  • Available in A2 and A3+ sizes
  • 80-degree V-shaped book cradle
  • Scan speeds up to 2,500 pages/hour

Qidenus Technologies is an iGuana company.

QiCapture Book Scanning Software

Developed specifically for the Qidenus line of book scanners, QiCapture Software Suite is a powerful software package that incorporates image capturing, image processing, quality control and workflow management. QiCapture is designed to increase the overall digitization throughput while simultaneously increasing output quality. It provides an intelligent workflow paired with an intuitive user interface.

  • Real-time image preview via an easy-to-use user interface
  • Integrated quality control centre for scanned images / books
  • Coordination & monitoring of all resources & processes
  • Automatic batch processing; automatic & manual post-processing
  • Metadata creation & insertion
  • Fully integrated OCR engine
  • Available in different languages

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