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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Fujitsu Introduces New ScanSnap Scanner With Windows Vista(TM) Compatibility

via PRNewswire

SUNNYVALE , Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products ofAmerica, Inc., a market leader in document imaging scanners and services,today introduced the Fujitsu ScanSnap S510 scanning solution equipped withAdobe(R) Acrobat(R) 8 Standard, providing support for customers using theWindows Vista(TM) operating system. Additionally, the latest introductioninto the award-winning suite of Fujitsu ScanSnap scanning solutions includesenhanced utility features with the addition of Quick Menu, enabledin the ScanSnap Manager V4.1 task panel.

Adobe Acrobat 8 Standard not only provides the Fujitsu ScanSnap S510scanner with Windows Vista support, but also enables business professionals toreliably create, share and control authentic Adobe PDF documents for easy,more secure distribution. Users have access to valuable features andfunctionality incorporated into Acrobat 8 Standard, including:

-- Intuitive user interface and enhanced speed and performance. -- Convert Microsoft Office application files to authentic Adobe PDF with one button click. -- Automatically scan paper document archives to compact, fully searchable Adobe PDF files. -- Automatically create a list of reviewers and track whether feedback is received. -- Indicate text edits such as insertions, deletions, and replacements with a single keystroke; add custom stamps; and use sticky notes and highlights to comment on documents. -- Combine documents, drawings, and rich media content into one Adobe PDF document. Arrange files in any order regardless of file type, dimensions, or orientation. -- Gather comments from multiple reviewers into a single Adobe PDF file, or view them collectively in a separate window and export comments to Microsoft Word 2002 to eliminate retyping. Additional applications of permissions with 128-bit encryption that control whether users are allowed to view, edit, comment on, sign, or print Adobe PDF files. -- Increase file security with password protection, and list of trusted certificates to prevent unauthorized users from opening and viewing sensitive documents.

"Fujitsu's workgroup scanners continue to evolve as we glean new insightfrom our customers on their priorities for desktop scanning," said Victor Kan ,vice president of sales and marketing, Imaging Products Group, FujitsuComputer Products of America, Inc. "The ScanSnap S510 is another testament toFujitsu's commitment to maintaining a foothold on the needs and expectationsof the document imaging market. Focusing on the support of Windows Vista forour award-winning ScanSnap scanner solutions will enable the seamlesstransition to the Windows operating system for our users."

The Fujitsu ScanSnap Manager, the application and software interface usedwith ScanSnap for adjusting scanner settings and creating custom scanprofiles, has added a Quick Menu. Now, in addition to working in thebackground monitoring operations such as loading documents on the ADF andpressing the SCAN button, the Quick Menu provides additional control to theuser, thus creating greater scanning versatility. The additional featuresallows the user to easily direct scans to a folder, to email, to print and toa number of Microsoft(R) Office applications such as Word, Excel(R) andPowerPoint(R). With increased scanning options, the Quick Menu bringstogether the various scanning applications for quick and easy navigation. Forexample, attaching scanned content directly into an email has been made easierby providing the option to preview the scan job, to change the attachmentfile-name, and to password protect it for added security.

Additionally, the custom-built OCR software application within the FujitsuScanSnap solution, ABBYY FineReader(R), has added another linguistic layer inthe ScanSnap S510 version to include Korean. The program, which accuratelyretains formatting and layout of documents, now supports an even wider rangeof recognition languages. As with the previous versions, ABBYY FineReader forScanSnap allows users to convert documents into editable formats such as Word,Excel or PowerPoint, all with a push of a button.

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