The ScanSnap SV600 is an overhead contactless scanner. It scans and detect up to 10 items at once and makes scanning bound documents like books a lot easier. It even detects when you turn the page and resumes scanning automatically.
DigInfo reports on a futuristic interface developed by Fujitsu which allows for accurate touchscreen-like interactions and gestures on paper and other surfaces. The company plans on commercializing the tech by 2014.