Drummond Group Launches TWAIN Compliance Certification for Imaging Devices and Applications

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Leading testing and certification company uses exclusive testing suite to ensure interoperability for devices and software applications.

Drummond Group’s TWAIN testing suite ensures consumers can select TWAIN Compliant Certified devices and applications, which promotes greater interoperability.

Drummond Group LLC, a leading test lab and certification body for the Electronic Health Record (EHR) and B2B industries, announced September 27, 2016, that it is launching its TWAIN Compliance Certification Service, an exclusive and proprietary testing suite that certifies imaging devices and software applications for compliance to the TWAIN standard.

The TWAIN initiative originally was launched in 1992 by leading industry vendors who recognized a need for a standard software protocol and applications programming interface (API) that regulates communication between software applications and imaging scanners. “The TWAIN Working Group is very excited about Drummond’s release of driver and application test tools for the TWAIN standard,” said Jon Harju, Chair of the TWAIN Working Group and CTO at Visioneer, Inc. “Application testing is a new dimension that will help ensure interoperability from end to end and is a very positive improvement to implementing TWAIN solutions."

“We are thrilled to provide scanner manufacturers our state-of-the-art testing suite to achieve TWAIN Compliance Certification,” said Dave Dolan, Drummond Group’s President. “Evaluating up to 163 objective criteria for scanners and 61 for software applications, Drummond Group’s TWAIN testing suite ensures consumers can select TWAIN Compliant Certified devices and applications, which promotes greater interoperability.”

The TWAIN Compliance test suite is open to both software application providers and imaging scanner manufacturers who seek TWAIN certification for their products. Clients may register at http://www.HardwareCertification.com or http://www.drummondgroup.com to secure preferred testing dates.

About Drummond Group LLC
Founded in 1999, Drummond Group LLC is a leader in global software testing and certification and acts as a catalyst to advance and tie together technologies, standards, security and interoperability in vertical industries – health care, financial services, government, pharmaceutical and retail. Email ehr(at)drummondgroup(dot)com for more information related to our EHR testing services or info2(at)drummondgroup(dot)com for information on other business lines.

About The TWAIN Working Group
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 that links applications and image acquisition devices. The ongoing mission of this organization is to continue to enhance the standard to accommodate future technologies. TWAIN generates multiple opportunities for application developers and users to access information and broaden the standard; through a developer’s forum (twainforum.org), main website (twain.org), Wikipedia page and online self-certification process. Current members of the TWAIN Working Group include Visioneer, Inc.; Avision Inc.; ExactCODE GmbH; Kofax/Atalasoft; Fujitsu Computer Products of America Inc.; InoTec GmbH Organisationssyteme; Kodak Alaris; Picture Elements; Ambir Technology; Dynamsoft; Epson; Spike Labs; Drummond Group; and Hewlett-Packard. More information about the TWAIN API and imaging standard can be obtained on The TWAIN Working Group's Website at http://www.twain.org.

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