Texpert: optical scanning software (32)

Tue, 21 Mar 89 18:01:58 EST

Humanist Mailing List, Vol. 2, No. 752. Tuesday, 21 Mar 1989.

Date: Tue, 21 Mar 89 11:10:58 EST
From: STAIRS@vm.epas.utoronto.ca
Subject: Texpert

I have tracked down the distributors of Texpert in both the U.S and Canada.
In the U.S call CTA Inc at (212) 759-6201. In Canada call Uppercase Tech., at
1-800-387-4244. The price is $995 U.S. minus 30% educational discount. There
is a new release out that is supposed to be hot. It runs on a Mac, can scan
over 600 fonts and is trainable. They claim it can scan all Indo-European
languages. Apparently it can do Hebrew, Greek, Cyrillic, etc. It is far
less expensive than Calera's TrueScan, and with its multi-lingual abilities
seems perfect for Humanists. The new version should be out now.
P.S. I just heard about a new scanner by Hewett-Packard that offers 600 DPI
and more gray scale called (what else?) the ScanJet+. HP offer an educational
discount (at least here in Canada) and their price is quite good. I will
post an update when I find out more.

Mike Stairs
Site Coordinator
Centre for Computing in the Humanities
University of Toronto