Plustek Debuts Portable Scanners


Cerritos, Calif. - Plustek Technology has begun shipping two portable scanners.

The MobileOffice S400 and MobileOffice S420 scanners convert paper documents, expense reports and business cards to searchable PDF with the touch of a button and are ideal for business travelers, home users or anywhere a laptop computer is used, the company said.

The second-generation mobile scanners are powered by USB and do not require external power. With the touch of a button the user can scan to a PC, laptop or netbook at a scanning speeds of up to 12 ppm for the MobileOffice S420 (3 ppm for the MobileOffice S400).

The MobileOffice S400 and MobileOffice S420 also feature advanced image processing that allows the user to scan mixed sized documents with no adjustments. Images are automatically straightened, rotated and adjusted for exposure with no manual intervention, the company said.

The result is more accurate optical character recognition and fewer pages that need to be rescanned. The included software productivity suite allows the user to easily create and manage searchable PDF's. Industry standard TWAIN drivers combined with TIF, JPG, PDF and Microsoft Office file formats ensure compatibility with thousands of scanning and imaging programs. The MobileOffice S420 features a faster 12 ppm scan speed, embossed card scanning and an office docking station. It may be shared between two PCs, and is Energy Star compliant.

The MobileOffice S400 has a suggested retail of $159 and is available now. The MobileOffice S420 has a suggested retail of $199 and will be available in August.

All Plustek scanners can be purchased from authorized resellers, DMRs, VARs and distributors, including NewWave Technologies, Ingram Micro and D&H.


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