[sane-devel] Hiring a SANE developer for custom backend

Brandon Anderson brandon753.ba at gmail.com
Tue May 30 04:06:59 UTC 2017

Hey Everyone,

So I have not gotten any replies outside of this one, Just curious if
there are any SANE backend developers who can add support for this
scanner? Just want a cost estimate and we can talk about the work for
it. Kind of shock there have been no replies so far.


Brandon Anderson

On 05/23/2017 08:02 AM, m. allan noah wrote:
> You are in the right place.
> Your paste indicates that this is a GL848 or later chipset. It could
> be supported by the genesys sane backend, which is basically
> unmaintained currently. However, you might get lucky and be able to
> entice the former maintainer/author to come out of retirement
> <stef.dev at free.fr>. If not, he has left some documentation at:
> https://github.com/stefdev49/syseneg . Hopefully that will enable
> someone on this list to take you up on your offer. If it is similar
> enough to an existing scanner, support may be simple.
> allan
> On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 10:29 AM, Brandon Anderson
> <brandon753.ba at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey Everyone,
>> I hope this is the correct area to post, I am looking for estimates in
>> cost for developing a SANE backend to support the Ambir ImageScan Pro
>> 687ix Card and ID scanner. If developers are interested I can provide
>> information about the scanner, and remote access to a machine with shell
>> access to evaluate cost and time estimate. We will be able to ship the
>> scanner to the developer if needed should the job be accepted. I am
>> attaching the output of `sudo sane-find-scanner -v -v` let me know if
>> you need anything else. I am also available on the #sane channel on
>> freenode under the nick "Brando753" if you want to message me there.
>> Sincerely,
>> Brandon Anderson
>> Output of sane-find-scanner https://pastebin.com/2SPGZL2s
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