In certain offices, such as banks, passport processing centers, tax and accounting businesses, etc., staff there often have the need to scan IDs, forms, and other documents. Sometimes, they might also need to take a picture of customers’ faces. For digitization of various kinds of documents, the most commonly used devices are scanners or document cameras. However, a simple webcam might also be good to add. This is a device many customers have at home. So, your services could be extended to letting customers submit documents from their homes too.

With the webcam market continuing to grow in use for the foreseeable future, developers can take advantage of their use for such purposes. It can add a convenient alternative as an image capture solution.

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https://www.dynamsoft.com/Documents/using-cameras-for-document-scanning.pdf