chrome.documentScanAPI to discover and retrieve images from attached paper document scanners.
Document Scan API #
The Document Scan API is designed to allow apps and extensions to view the content of paper documents on an attached document scanner.
Note: This API depends on OS features that may not be available depending on the underlying operating system. As of this writing only Chrome OS for certain USB-attached devices is known to successfully work.
- maxImagesnumber optional
The number of scanned images allowed (defaults to 1).
- mimeTypesstring optional
The MIME types that are accepted by the caller.
The data image URLs in a form that can be passed as the "src" value to an image tag.
The MIME type of
chrome.documentScan.scan(options: ScanOptions, callback: function)
Performs a document scan. On success, the PNG data will be sent to the callback.