This prototype was developed by Gérard Tolboom through the summer of 2014, with firmware changes contributed by Matthieu Gros. It uses parts from Prototype 1 configured into a V-shaped channel with aluminum wire guide rails to achieve an unprecedented cycle time of 4.5 seconds.
2013 video of Prototype 1 with improvements
2013 prototype page separation
2014 V-shaped design scanning at high speed
2014 demonstration of maximum scanning speed, moving the book by hand
This presentation describes the original improvements to Prototype 1 in 2013: tolboom_improvements_2013.pdf
Design notes and pictures for all of the improvements including the high-speed prototype are available here: Linear Book Scanner - Google Drive
For questions about this prototype, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org