Metis EDS Alpha

Desktop professional scanner, great quality, fast and easy to use

The Metis EDS Alpha is an innovative A3/A2 desktop planetary scanner and is the entry level product in the Metis EDS (Easy Digital Scanner) family range.

The EDS is a new line of professional scanners that has been created by Metis in order to overcome the usual limitations inherent in this category of products. In particular, to offer a superior image quality, ergonomics, ease of use and high productivity in a unique integrated solution.

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Metis EDS Alpha Book Scanner

V-Cradle

Innovative v-cradle design supported by specific software tools in order to hold the originals in position or angle

Touch Screen

Easy to use thanks to the EDS software user friendly 'icon based' touch screen interface

Innovative Software

Shape recognition and curvature correction technology is integrated into the EDS software and helps deliver a perfect result

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About

The Metis EDS Alpha integrates an innovative V-Table design supported by specific software tools in order to hold the originals in any possible position/angle. The V-table has been specifically designed by Metis in order to accept and gently hold different kind of originals in an optimal manner, even antique books with limited
opening angle. The V-Table allows scanning large books, maps, drawings and many types of originals even larger than the A2 format and up to 15cm of thickness.

Thanks to the Metis exclusive 'shape recognition' and 'curvature correction' technology, which is integrated into the EDS software, the document shape is detected in real time and the acquired image is deskewed in a fraction of second delivering a perfect result.

Among the main characteristics of the EDS Alpha there are:

  • Maximum scan size and resolution can vary according to user needs thanks to the integrated zoom optics; this makes possible to acquire at best originals up to the A2 format and up to 600PPI.
  • Unique V-table solution with automatic shape recognition, deskew and curvature correction features.
  • Unrivalled image quality that is far beyond any other similar solution.
  • Extremely rapid acquisition time (about 30 full scans per minute).
  • Comprehensive Metis EDS acquisition software with many powerful of useful tools and features.
  • Extremely easy to use thanks to the EDS software user friendly 'icon based' interface which also support touch screens.
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