TWAIN Toolkit for Mac, 3000 Downloads
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

TWAIN Toolkit for Mac, 3000 Downloads

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TWAIN ANNOUNCES OVER 2500 DEVELOPER DOWNLOADS OF NEW VERSION OF INDUSTRY
STANDARD FOR MACINTOSH PLATFORM

New version of image acquisition standard provides Mac developers access to
latest features of digital cameras and scanners

BOULDER CREEK, Calif. - May 10, 2000 - The TWAIN Working Group today
announced that the TWAIN Toolkit for Mac, targeted at developers, has
received almost 3000 downloads since its release in February. The updated
Macintosh version of the industry standard TWAIN interface enables
Macintosh application developers to acquire images from digital cameras and
scanners for use in their imaging applications. The new version of the
standard application program interface (API), called Macintosh TWAIN Data
Source Manager Version 1.7, is a free download currently available online
at (http://www.twain.com/)www.twain.com.

The Data Source Manager (DSM) is the industry standard cross-platform
(Windows and Mac) API for image acquisition. The Macintosh DSM Version 1.7
is PowerPC native and supports Mac OS 8.0 and above. The new version is
fully compatible with previous TWAIN specifications and existing data
sources, and provides the same functionality as the Windows DSM that is
shipped standard with the Windows platform by Microsoft. Using TWAIN,
developers can manage interactions between various image acquisition
devices (scanners, camera, etc.) in a standard way, which is important
given the growing popularity of low cost image capture devices. For
example, when a desktop publishing program acquires a picture from a
digital camera, the Macintosh TWAIN DSM Version 1.7 acts as a translator
between the camera and the desktop publishing program, providing a standard
way to acquire the image.

"Our work on the Mac DSM will benefit Macintosh consumers, hardware and
software vendors involved in image acquisition," said Gene Rogalski, Chair
of the Mac Subcommittee of the TWAIN Working Group and Project Manager for
Xerox Corporation. "The TWAIN Standard makes it easier for Macintosh
developers and users to easily interact with a broad range of image
acquisition devices."

"This large number of developer downloads confirms our belief that the
adoption of the TWAIN DSM for Macintosh will grow in similar proportion to
the widespread adoption TWAIN now enjoys in the Windows environment," said
Pamela Doyle, Chair of The TWAIN Working Group and Director, Imaging Market
Development, Fujitsu Computer Products of America. "We are pleased to
enhance our standard on the Macintosh, which is a very popular platform for
creative professionals working with digital content."

About The TWAIN Working Group
The TWAIN Working Group is a not-for-profit organization developing
standards for the image acquisition industry. TWAIN's purpose is to provide
and foster a universal public standard which links applications and image
acquisition devices.

The TWAIN initiative was originally launched in 1992 by leading industry
vendors who recognized a need for a standard software protocol and
applications programming interface (API) that regulates communication
between software applications and imaging devices (the source of the data).
TWAIN defines that standard. The three key elements in TWAIN are the
application software, the Data Source Manager software and the Data Source
software. The application uses the TWAIN toolkit, which is included for
free.

By endorsing this royalty free standard for image capture, The TWAIN
Working Group hopes to enhance software development and allow cost savings
to the customer. Current members of the TWAIN Working Group include Adobe
Systems, Digimarc, Eastman Kodak, Fujitsu Computer Products of America
Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, JFL Peripheral Solutions, Ricoh Corporation,
and Xerox Corporation. More information about the TWAIN API and imaging
standard can be obtained on The TWAIN Working Group's Web site at
(http://www.twain.com/)http://www.twain.com.

 

Community Search:
MacTech Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

How to win big in Slots Deluxe
Cheating while gambling is illegal and morally wrong, and in some parts of the world it leads to men with names like Vinnie "Six Knuckles" Manchenzo beating you to a pulp in a dark alley. [Read more] | Read more »
How to take over the world in Dictator 2
Running a country isn't easy - especially when you're a dictator who wants to take over the world and crush everyone in your path while you do it. [Read more] | Read more »
Tips and tricks to get a higher score in...
Tank.iois - you guessed it! - another multiplayer arena battler likeAgar.io and Slither.io. It does differentiate itself by putting you in a tiny tank though, so it's not exactly the same. To help you get that all-important high score, we've got a... | Read more »
How to unlock characters in One Tap Tenn...
As the title suggests, One Tap Tennis requires only a single tap to play its particular brand of tennis, and rewards you with a ton of unlockable characters if you perform well. Fortunately for you, we at 148Apps have got a few tips and tricks to... | Read more »
Grab it now: Game Craft’s Legend of War...
The real time strategy game is now available for you to sink your teeth into, through the App Store and Google Play. Combining elements of skill, strategy and empire building, Legend of War is a real gamers’ game. [Read more] | Read more »
Skateboard Party 3 ft. Greg Lutzka (Gam...
Skateboard Party 3 ft. Greg Lutzka 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $1.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Skateboard Party is back! This third edition of the popular sports franchise features professional skater... | Read more »
Cubious (Games)
Cubious 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Cubious – How smart are you? How high is your IQube? Solve the impossible puzzles to find out, and help a lost little cube find his... | Read more »
Goat Simulator Waste of Space (Games)
Goat Simulator Waste of Space 1.1 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.1 (iTunes) Description: ** IMPORTANT - SUPPORTED DEVICESiPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPod Touch 5 or better.** | Read more »
Wildfulness - Unwind in nature and calm...
Wildfulness - Unwind in nature and calm your mind with nature sounds and illustrations 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Healthcare & Fitness Price: $1.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Spending time in nature helps you to... | Read more »
Dr. Panda Racers (Education)
Dr. Panda Racers 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Education Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: STEP ON THE GAS, RACE AND WIN!Fasten your seat belts and get ready to race! Speed your way to the finish line while doing... | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Enterprise Workers Pick Technology Over Perks...
New Adobe study shows surprising attitudes about office jobs and where the future of work is heading. Adobe has released survey findings revealing that a surprising 70 percent of U.S. office workers... Read more
Goal Zero and OtterBox Partner to Expand iPh...
Goal Zero, specialists in portable power, have announced a partnership with OtterBox, brand smartphone case protection, to offer the Slide and Slide Plus Batteries as modules compatible with the new... Read more
15-inch Retina MacBook Pros on sale for up to...
B&H Photo has 15″ Retina MacBook Pros on sale for up to $210 off MSRP. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY tax only: - 15″ 2.2GHz Retina MacBook Pro: $1799 $200 off MSRP - 15″ 2.5GHz Retina... Read more
Clearance 2015 13-inch MacBook Airs available...
B&H Photo has clearance 2015 13″ MacBook Airs available for $250 off original MSRP. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY sales tax only: - 13″ 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB MacBook Air (MJVE2LL/A): $799... Read more
Apple refurbished Apple TVs available for up...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 32GB and 64GB Apple TVs available for up to $30 off the cost of new models. Apple’s standard one-year warranty is included with each model, and shipping is free: -... Read more
21-inch iMacs on sale for up to $120 off MSRP
B&H Photo has 21″ iMacs on sale for up to $120 off MSRP including free shipping plus NY sales tax only: - 21″ 3.1GHz iMac 4K: $1379.99 $120 off MSRP - 21″ 2.8GHz iMac: $1189 $110 off MSRP - 21″ 1... Read more
Kanex Introduces GoPower USB-C Rechargeable B...
Kanex has announced its GoPower USB-C portable battery for the USB-C MacBook, featuring the new industry standard connector and cable used for connectivity and power. Providing users with a new... Read more
Convertible and Detachable Devices Winning Ov...
According to the latest figures published by International Data Corporation (IDC), Western European shipments of ultraslim convertibles and detachables posted positive growth (44.7%) to account for... Read more
New MacBook Pros And Will MacBook Air Be Upgr...
With my mid-2013 13-inch MacBook Air closing on its third anniversary come November, I’m in system upgrade mode. Actually the Haswell CPU equipped Air is still doing a fine job, but my good wife is... Read more
Apple’s Education discount saves up to $300 o...
Purchase a new Mac or iPad using Apple’s Education Store and take up to $300 off MSRP. All teachers, students, and staff of any educational institution qualify for the discount. Shipping is free, and... Read more

Jobs Board

*Apple* Project Engineer - Smart Source Inc...
SmartSource is in need of an Apple Project Engineer for a 12 month contract opportunity in Pittsburg, PA. Role: Apple Project Engineer Location: Pittsburg, PA Read more
Automotive Sales Consultant - Apple Ford Linc...
…you. The best candidates are smart, technologically savvy and are customer focused. Apple Ford Lincoln Apple Valley is different, because: $30,000 annual salary Read more
Service Assistant - *Apple* Chevrolet *App...
Apple Automotive is one of the fastest growing dealer...and it shows. Consider making the switch to the Apple Automotive Group today! At Apple Automotive, we Read more
Editor, *Apple* News - APPLE (United States...
Job Summary The Apple News team is looking for a passionate and knowledgeable editor with experience covering entertainment/pop culture and experience running social Read more
*Apple* Nissan Service Technicians - Apple A...
Apple Automotive is one of the fastest growing dealer...and it shows. Consider making the switch to the Apple Automotive Group today! At Apple Automotive , Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.