Document scanning provider Visioneer has joined the board of directors of the TWAIN Working Group (TWG), a not-for-profit technology industry organization created to provide and foster a universal public standard which links software applications and image acquisition devices, the company said.
Visioneer´s chief technology officer Jon Harju has been elected by the TWG board as its chairperson, succeeding Pamela Doyle, TWG´s chairperson of 20 years, who will continue in an active role as TWG past chair.
Harju is known as one of the industry´s leading TWAIN driver developers. He joined Visioneer in 2005 after the firm he founded and served as president of, JFL Peripheral Solutions, was acquired by Visioneer. He initially served as senior vice president of engineering for Visioneer before becoming CTO.
The TWAIN Working Group, established in 1992, is a not-for-profit association of industry leaders who have gathered to create a standard that benefits the imaging industry as a whole. TWAIN´s purpose is to provide and foster a universal public standard which links applications and image acquisition devices.
Visioneer, Inc., a leader in scanner and document management solutions, offers a broad range of digital imaging hardware products for the desktop, distributed and departmental markets as well as the mobile and remote business scanning segments.