Large Format Scanning Software supports Contex Scanners.

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With customized indexing, full-screen pre scan, and on-the-fly settings, ScanOS v3.1.4 allows users to create automatic searchable database for their scanned images, read and write PDF file formats, and simultaneously scan-to-file and scan-to-print. It features interactive scanning screen and contrast control for greyscale scanning. Software supports collated printing and offers exposure setting to aid in scanning noisy drawings.

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IDEAL Announces New Version of ScanOS

Powerful Large Format Scanning Software Version 3.1.4 Now Available for Contex Scanners

Rockville, Maryland, October 11, 2006 - Today, IDEAL began shipping ScanOS Version 3.1.4. This powerful large format scanning software adds extra functionality to IDEAL / Contex scanners, by letting users create an automatic searchable database for their scanned images. With customized indexing, full-screen pre scan and on the fly settings, users can scan and index quickly and easily. Version 3.1.4 features a superbly responsive graphical user interface (gui) that makes the interactive scanning screen a breeze to use, as well as improved contrast control for greyscale scanning, and updated 7.0 PDF read - write. In addition, ScanOS 3.1.4 supports collated printing and offers a high quality exposure setting to aid in scanning "noisy" drawings. ScanOS supports scan-to-file and scan-to-print simultaneously and a print tracking database aids accounting. The all new online help and printed pdf manual make it fast and easy to start scanning with ScanOS. IDEAL ScanOS supports Contex Scanners starting with fourth generation scanners, FireWire and USB, as well as any TWAIN Scanners and runs on Windows 2000, XP and 2003. List Price of ScanOS is $1,295 USD.

About IDEAL develops, markets, and supports a wide range of large format scanning, printing, indexing, archiving, converting and editing solutions designed specifically for the AEC, GIS and Reprographics markets. IDEAL is the exclusive US distributor of Contex large format scanners and 3D DESIGNmate printers, Seiko Teriostar printers and CSoft Software; and IDEAL is the developer of ArchiveCenter software, and For more information on any of IDEAL products / services, or to become an authorized reseller, visit the IDEAL website at

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