CoolTechZone has written an article about the future of computer scanners:
A scanner was one of the first peripherals that I bought once I had gotten used to my PC way back in the early 90s. The scanner I got was a regular A4 and I thought it to be an absolutely brilliant device that made all my photographs digital. The scan quality was fairly substandard actually, but the sheer novelty of it was enough to compensate for its lack of performance. Read on at CoolTechZone.