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Low Height DOCUMENT Scanner

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000040015D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-01

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Davis, MI [+details]

Abstract

A document scanner is described with a height of about 6 cm to allow it to be mounted within the base of a conventional visual display unit for transmitting data to an associated workstation. In order to avoid interference with the CRT a non-electrical document drive is provided by spring tension or pneumatic energy. (Image Omitted) The general arrangement is shown in Fig. 1 cross section, where the monitor base 1 contains a slide assembly 2 which can be withdrawn by the operator using handle 3.