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TWAIN API for accessing scanners, cameras, etc on Windows

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The Python TWAIN module provides an interface to scanners, digital cameras and
other devices which implement TWAIN, for the Windows platform. It provides the
functionality to allow a Python application to connect to the scanner/camera and
to retrieve images from that device.

The Python TWAIN module supports 32bit Windows only. It does not run on Apple
Computer Platforms or on UNIX based Platforms.

Example: Retrieve an image from a scanner

import twain
sm = twain.SourceManager(0)
ss = sm.OpenSource()
ss.RequestAcquire(0,0)
rv = ss.XferImageNatively()
if rv:
(handle, count) = rv
twain.DIBToBMFile(handle, 'image.bmp')

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