Since Chrome 44.
Important: This API works only on Chrome OS.
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.
chrome.documentScan.scan(object options, function callback)
Performs a document scan. On success, the PNG data will be sent to the callback.
Object containing scan parameters.
Called with the result and data from the scan.
The callback parameter should be a function that looks like this: