Is it possible to connect a USB scanner (Fujitsu ScanSnap) to a Windows machine and through LogMeIn or similar remote desktop apps/services be able to send the scanner connection to the remote machine? In my case, this would be a Mac running DEVONthink Pro Office.

That way I may be able to remotely update/work my DEVONthink database with the scanner connected elsewhere.

  • lets clarify... you are sitting at your mac and you want to use your fujitsu scanner remotely? This scanner is not physically near you? – Logman Apr 17 '12 at 17:43
  • Logman - I will to be able to work on a Windows machine, which will have the USB Scanner connected, and have the scanner feed be sent through the remote session to the Mac. – orlando lopez Apr 18 '12 at 19:08

I will use dropbox and the OCR script from DEVONthink.

See: http://blog.devontechnologies.com/2010/08/tuesday-tip-automate-devonthink-using-hazel/

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