Can I integrate a picture scanner widget into the form?

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    LagunaFD
    Asked on January 30, 2018 at 06:51 PM

    I would like to have a picture scanner app. Instead of taking pictures of documents the standard way is there a document scanner?  Is there anyway to incorporate a document scanner?

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    Jan
    Answered on January 30, 2018 at 09:02 PM

    Unfortunately, we do not have a scanner widget that can scan documents. However, we do have a widget called Take Photo. This widget uses a webcam to take photos of what is currently in the frame.

    We also have QR Code Reader widget. This widget allows you to read and send QR codes through the form.

    Here's a guide on How-to-Add-a-Widget-to-Your-Form.

    Hope that helps. Thank you.

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    LagunaFD
    Answered on January 31, 2018 at 02:06 PM

    Thank you for the reply. The reason I ask is because we are using your JotForm on an iPad and need for our people to be able to take a picture of a document and email it from the JotForm.  The pictures that we are taking with the regular picture taker come out very washed out with any type of light.  Do you have any other suggestions other than using the Take Photo widget?  Thanks for you help in advance Jan.


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    Jan
    Answered on January 31, 2018 at 02:26 PM

    We currently do not have any other alternatives. You mentioned that your client will use iPad when filling up the form. They can actually capture the image using the built-in camera app and upload the image to the form via the File Upload fields.

    Here's a guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/332-How-to-Create-File-Upload-Forms.

    Let us know if you have any questions. Thank you.

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    APSDMV
    Answered on February 05, 2018 at 01:39 AM

    Camscanner has an api... Jotform should integrate!
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    Adrian
    Answered on February 05, 2018 at 06:01 AM

    @APSDMV Your question (feature request) has been moved to another thread and I will answer there momentarily.

    https://www.jotform.com/answers/1372648