AIR Scanner, an Indian Alternative to Camscanner

  • IIT Bombay has launched an alternative to Camscanner, a Chinese app mainly used for scanning documents that was banned by the Government of India.
  • The new app launched by IIT Bombay students is called as AIR SCANNER and is available free of cost.
  • IIT Bombay has developed an indigenous alternative to Chinese document-scanning app, following the Centre’s decision to ban 59 mobile apps.
  • AIR Scanner was launched on Independence Day, 15th August 2020.
  • Rohit Kumar Chaudhary and Kavin Agrawal, two final-year B.Tech students in the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay who developed this app.