Roadmap of Dynamic Web TWAIN

Last Updated on 2018-10-10

Scheduled release date: to be decided
Features to be introduced:

  • HTML5 Support for Microsoft Edge browser
  • Webcam & barcode add-on for Mac OSX

Release date: July 23, 2015
Features introduced:

  • HTML5 support for Safari v7+, Chrome v27+ and Firefox v27+ on Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • HTML5 support for Internet Explorer 10 and 11
  • Improved 1D Barcode Reader Add-on to support all popular 1D barcode types, including Code 39, Code 128, CodeBar, Code_93, EAN_8, EAN_13, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC_A and UPC_E

Release date: Mar 24, 2015
Features introduced:

  • Support browsers on Mac OS X
  • Webcam: Support capturing images from webcams

Release date: Dec 16
Features introduced in the Chrome & Firefox Edition:

  • Enable reading 1D barcodes on the client side.


Release date: Oct 16

V10.0.1 introduced improvements to the Chrome & Firefox Edition.

  • Enhanced robustness of WebSocket connection: The new version will automatically try re-building the connection in case it is inadvertently closed due to network problems.
  • Bug fixes
  • More >>

Release date: Sep 19
This version introduced the following features in the Chrome & Firefox Edition:

  • Add a User Interface for native image viewing and editing
  • Optimize the performance of WebSocket-transferred operations, including scanning, image rendering, saving, editing, uploading, etc. You will find this new release much faster than the Preview version.

10.0 Preview (8/21/2014)
Release date: Aug 21
Features introduced:

  • A HTML5 solution was introduced, which enables TWAIN scanning in Chrome and Firefox 27+ on Windows. This solution combining with the Plugin Edition were merged into one new Edition: Chrome&Firefox Edition
  • Added Disk Caching mechanism. This feature enables high volume document scanning which was limited by the physical memory size.
  • Added JPEG compression type to TIFF encoding/decoding. You can reduce the size of TIFF files significantly by using the JPEG compression.
  • Many image editing features have been improved such as: ChangeBitDepth, and GrayScale.

To be decided:

  • Enable writing barcodes to scanned or loaded images
  • Enable reading 2D barcodes on the client side.
  • Enable Annotation on scanned or loaded images
  • Enable client-side OCR
  • PDF rasterizer: Enable reading text and mixed PDF files in the Load, Loadex, and HttpDownload methods

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