Press Release Summary:
Employing dual 600 dpi color CCD optical array, 11.2 x 6.2 x 6.2 in. Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M scans at rates to 36 images/sec for dual-sided projects and 18 ppm for single-sided jobs. Its 50-page automatic document feeder handles paper sizes from business cards to legal. Software is included for converting documents into editable/searchable PDFs and offers collaboration via commenting and mark-up capabilities. Quick Menu interface provides scan-to control.
Original Press Release:
Fujitsu Introduces Third Generation of Award-Winning ScanSnap Scanner for Macintosh®
Advanced Paper Handling, Searchable PDF Capability, Improved Quick Menu with Enhanced Functionality and New Software Bundling Spotlight Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 1 -- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a market leader in document imaging scanners and services, today introduced the third generation model of its award-winning Fujitsu ScanSnap scanning solution for Macintosh(R) users. The Fujitsu S510M scanner comes equipped with enhanced functionality for searchable PDF creation, advanced paper handling of delicate documents, added filing sheets and a new Quick Menu interface for ease-of-use in controlling scanned documents. Additionally, the new Fujitsu S510M scanner comes bundled with new software to enable users to create searchable portable document format (PDF) files with one touch of a button, as well as offering advanced commenting and collaboration features for PDF documents.
New to Mac users, the Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M scanner now comes bundled with ABBYY FineReader(R) 3.0 for ScanSnap, a custom-built optical character recognition (OCR) software application based on ABBYY's award-winning recognition technology. The FineReader software is seamlessly integrated with ScanSnap, giving one of the fastest, most powerful desktop scanning solutions even more functionality and flexibility. Using ABBYY FineReader software for ScanSnap, users can convert documents into editable and searchable PDFs, all with the push of a button. Additionally, with bundled Adobe(R) Acrobat(R) 8 Professional, ScanSnap boasts flexible editing features including commenting and mark-up capabilities for advanced collaboration.
With the improved interface on the ScanSnap S510M, users gain even more control over scanned documents: easily attach scans directly to e-mail, save scans to selectable folders or send scans directly to a printer in place of a photocopier. This functionality comes at no cost to the simplicity and ease-of-use for which the line of ScanSnap scanning solutions is recognized.
"Mac users have been so gracious with their endorsements and support of the Fujitsu ScanSnap line for Macintosh computers over the years and we're just elated by the relationships we've been able to build with this community," said Victor Kan, vice president of sales and marketing, Imaging Products Group, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "The scanner has achieved great success and continues to serve as a crucial business tool among Mac users. The successful roll-out to this community, combined with our close relationship in understanding their needs, has continued to fuel Fujitsu in creating quality iterations, with features and functionalities that mirror the design and feature rich aspects central to the Mac community."
Supporting Mac OS(R) X v10.4 Tiger(TM) and Intel(R) or PowerPC(R) based computers, the S510M maintains its sleek design, with a form factor smaller then a laptop or letter-size piece of paper, and continues to offer industry-leading speeds of up to 18 pages per minute (ppm) for single-sided documents and 36 images per minute (ipm) for double-sided documents. With its robust 50- page automatic document feeder (ADF), the S510M is designed to handle a wide variety of paper sizes from business cards to legal length. Additionally, the new "Carrier Sheet" functionality permits the feeding of a delicate, folded, or A3 sized document.
Built on the success of its predecessor, the ScanSnap S510M, will incorporate the same innovative features and functionalities that have been well-received by the Mac community, including:
-- 50-page automatic document feeder
-- High optical resolution up to 600dpi
-- Space saving compact design (only 6.2x11.2x6.2 inches -- smaller footprint than a laptop computer)
-- Dual 600dpi color CCD optical array for scanning both sides of a page
-- Automatic color detection
-- Automatic blank page detection and deletion
-- Automatic paper size detection
-- Automatic image de-skew
-- Integrated, power-saving automatic document-feed cover
-- "Always On" Fujitsu ScanSnap Manager software
-- USB 2.0 support
In addition to the new Adobe Acrobat and ABBYY FineReader software bundling, Fujitsu will continue to offer customers the ability to incorporate optical character recognition (OCR) and business card reader functionality into their ScanSnap S510M applications with a mail-in rebate to receive free copies of Readiris(TM) Pro v11(full) software and Cardiris(TM) 3.5(full) software from I.R.I.S. Group.
Readiris Pro 11 software quickly exports documents into formats such as Microsoft(R) Word, Excel(R), PowerPoint(R), and HTML. Designed for speed and accuracy, Readiris Pro 11 is the ideal tool to edit, save and share text that was previously on paper or locked in a PDF or an image. Cardiris 3.5 software transforms business cards into editable information and can import contacts from external databases, export contacts to other contact managers and even synchronize them. In just a few clicks users can digitize their paper-based rolodex and update the content of their electronic address book directly in their favorite contacts manager such as Microsoft Outlook(R) and Outlook Express personal information management software, ACT!(R) contact management software, Palm OS(R) operating system, Lotus Notes(R) software and GoldMine(R) software.
Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M -- Scanning Made Simple
The Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M provides the Mac community customers with a powerful, affordable, and easy-to-use color scanner that allows business professionals to quickly convert paper documents to Adobe(R) Portable Document Format (PDF) files that are easily organized, shared and better protected. It is one of the highest speed, single-pass duplex ADF scanners available today that address the Apple community's document imaging needs.
The Fujitsu ScanSnap scanning solution's low-price, small foot print, ease of use and exceptional functionality make it the ideal document management solution for small- and mid-sized offices, as well as for distributed scanning in large office environments. The ScanSnap scanner's "one-button" approach eliminates elaborate scanning applications and cumbersome driver interfaces. In addition, its "always on" convenience, connectivity, and amazingly small footprint allows the scanner to sit comfortably aside the business professional in the office.
Pricing and Rebate Information
The Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M is now available for $495 (U.S. list) through the Fujitsu Web site located at scansnap.fujitsu.com/, via mail order catalogs, and via Fujitsu authorized resellers including, CDW (http://www.cdw.com/), CDWG (http://www.cdwg.com/), DELL (http://www.dell.com/), Insight (http://www.insight.com/), PCMall (http://www.pcmall.com/).
To receive the free copies of Readiris(TM) Pro v11 software and Cardiris(TM) 3.5 software from I.R.I.S. Group for ScanSnap S510M applications, download the mail in rebate form on the Fujitsu Computer Products of America web site, at: fujitsu.com/us/services/computing/peripherals/scanners/rebates.html , or contact one of the Fujitsu authorized resellers.
The Fujitsu Service Advantage
The Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M scanner comes standard with a 1-year depot limited warranty. Additionally, the Advance Exchange(TM) service offering, the Fujitsu overnight replacement program, provides the customer a replacement scanner prior to shipment of any malfunctioned scanner back to Fujitsu. The Advance Exchange offering for the ScanSnap scanner is offered as an upgrade during the limited warranty period for only $59 or on a yearly basis post- warranty for only $99 at point of sale or $159 after sale (contract and agreement required for replacement unit).
For more information about Fujitsu services, contact a Fujitsu distribution partner or service sales at 800-301-9475 or visit http://www.imagingservice.com/
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited reported consolidated revenues of 5.1 trillion yen (US$43.2 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com/
About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in Sunnyvale, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers products and services including scanners and scanner maintenance, hard disk drives, palm vein recognition technology and 10Gb Ethernet switches. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-746-7000. For more information, please see: http://us.fujitsu.com/fcpa
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