What is SANE?
A standard and associated software for image acquisition
Improves on TWAIN
Specifies a communication protocol
Why Use SANE?
Broadest hardware support under Linux
Great for standard image acqusition
Can be used in nonstandard ways
Problems and Workarounds
Not all hardware is supported
Some hardware is inherently problematic
Sorry, no Linux OCR yet
Last updated 23-02-99, at 7:00pm