Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 6.7 MB
Operating System: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.523 / N/A
This driver version contains the TWAIN and WIA drivers. The Visioneer 9650 is a 24 bit color USB scanner that provides 3 key functionalities fundamental to efficient scanning. These include a dependable ADF or automatic document feeder, a high speed 12 ppm (pages per minute) scan speed and the scanner’s low cost. TWAIN is an API (application programming interface) and a software protocol that is capable of regulating communication among imaging devices like scanners and software applications. TWAIN’s latest version was released last July 8, 2009 and called the TWAIN 2.1. It features open source and has support for automatic image rotation, auto sized images, infrared pixel type, automatic color detection, auto selection among flatbed and feeder, and PDF/A, MICR, 64 bit and Linux/Unix. The TWAIN driver aids the Visioneer 9650 USB scanner in implementing ICC color profiles and high speed production and scanning.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Aside from the TWAIN driver, this driver version also contains the WIA or Windows Image Acquisition driver required by the Visioneer 9650 scanner device. WIA is a driver model by Microsoft and an API for operating systems Windows 2000 and higher. It allows the communication between graphics software and imaging hardware like digital video devices, digital cameras and scanners. This WIA driver delivers a framework in which the Visioneer 9650 scanner and other devices can present its unique functionalities to an operating system platform, so that software applications in turn may be able to invoke the said functionalities. This WIA driver consists of a core driver component and a UI (user interface) component that can be loaded into 2 process spaces. The UI is loaded in an application space while the driver core is loaded in a WIA service space. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Visioneer 9650 errors before installing any driver updates.