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New ScanSnap iX100: The World’s Lightest and Fastest Scanner Equipped with Wi-Fi and Built-in Battery : Fujitsu Global

New Wireless Scanner Designed for Versatile Usage and Various Business Needs


Kawasaki, Japan, September 9, 2014 – PFU LIMITED., a subsidiary of Fujitsu ltd, today announced the launch of a new lineup to its award-winning ScanSnap product series, ScanSnap iX100. The new scanner is not only the world’s lightest and fastest scanner[*1], but it is also equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity and built-in battery to provide users with ultimate portable scanning experience – whether at home, in the office or on the road. The light, ultra-portable and wireless document scanner enables users to scan photos[*2], documents, or business cards directly to any device platform or cloud services via Wi-Fi without worrying about the Wi-Fi network environment and tangled by the cables. In addition, the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX100 succeeds the same image processing engine as the high end model, GI processor, to ensure smooth transferring of clear scanned image in one touch to a PC or Mac computer and mobile devices.


iX100

ScanSnap iX100
(Supports Window® / Mac OS / Android™ / iOS )


“Our new ScanSnap iX100 is the world’s lightest and fastest scanner with advanced image processing engine ‘GI processor’, Wi-Fi connectivity and built-in battery,” said Senior Corporate Executive Vice President & Group President, Kenichi Miyamoto, PFU Limited. “The GI processor is able to convert the scanned image, such as business cards and photos[*2], into clear image data in JPEG/PDF format unlike taking from a digital camera. We constantly upgrade our ScanSnap scanners to match the current trend. Nowadays, besides computers, mobile devices such as tablet and smartphones are a must to every business person with more and more people working outside of the office environment. With the built-in Wi-Fi connectivity in iX100, users can scan wirelessly even there is no Wi-Fi network available. The ScanSnap iX100 is a tiny but reliable scanning partner that enhances work efficiency.”

The World’s Lightest and Fastest Scanner

Even with the built-in battery and Wi-Fi connectivity, the ScanSnap iX100 is merely 400g in weight, and allows users to scan up to 260 sheets (A4, color, simplex, 300dpi)[*3] when fully-charged. Documents can be scanned anywhere even in locations where AC power is not available. The scanning speed has also upgraded to 5.2 seconds per page (A4, color, 200/300dpi) which is 30% faster than the existing model. Using the continuous scanning function, multiple documents can be converted into PDF format for viewing and sharing in a snappy speed.

Automatically Switch Wi-Fi Connectivity According to the Network Environment

The ScanSnap iX100 is equipped with built-in Wi-Fi which is able to automatically detect and switch to the network environment at home, in the office or on the go. Users only need to set up initially and iX100 can be scanned wirelessly directly to any platform even without Wi-Fi network in the environment.

 
 At home: Connect via the access point of router at home
In the office: Connect via the secured Wi-Fi network environment IEEE802.1X
                    (network device authentication) in the office
On the road: Connect using the ad-hoc mode without an access point

Advanced Features to Make Scanning Faster and Easier

iX100_prBesides the existing powerful, advanced, easy-to-use features of its predecessor, the additional intuitive features aim to maximize efficiency and minimize time for scanning. New and innovative features of the ScanSnap iX100 include:

  • Dual Scan: This new feature allows users to scan two small size documents, such as receipt and business card, at the same time. The ScanSnap iX100 is able to automatically recognize the paper size, so simply insert documents continuously to the paper feeding entry to greatly reduce your scanning time and lead to increased efficiency.
  • Automatically stitch a two page spread: Documents up to A3 size can be scanned without any extra effort. Just fold the large documents in half and the ScanSnap iX100 will automatically stitch the diagram or chart that is spread across two pages after scanning.

ScanSnap S1100i is on sale at the Same Time

ScanSnap S1100i is the entry model upgraded from the previous model, it features the advanced features of ScanSnap iX100, including dual scan, and selling at a more attractive price than the previous model.

Bundled with 3 months Evernote Premium account (for a limited period)

The ScanSnap iX100 and S1100i are bundled with a 3 months Evernote Premium license code for all scanners shipped before March 31st, 2015. *The period may be different according to the sales region.

Software (iX100/S1100i)

1) For computer

  Windows® Mac OS
Driver (USB/Wi-Fi) ScanSnap Manager V6.3 ScanSnap Manager V6.3
Image data management software ScanSnap Organizer V5.2 ScanSnap Organizer V1.1
Business card management software CardMinder V5.2 CardMinder V5.2
OCR software ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 5.0 ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 5.0
ECM linkage software Scan to Microsoft SharePoint -

2) For Mobile device[*4]

  Android™ iOS
Driver (Wi-Fi) ScanSnap Connect Application V2.4.1 ScanSnap Connect Application V2.4.1

Options

 Description Remarks
ScanSnap iX100 Case Intended for ScanSnap iX100
ScanSnap iX100 Soft Case Intended for ScanSnap iX100 and included items
USB Power Adapter Adapter that can charge iX100 using the included USB cable from AC power

Pricing and Availability

List price and release schedule vary from sales region to sales region.



About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About PFU Limited

PFU Limited, a subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, is a $1 billion global enterprise that designs, develops, manufactures, and globally markets computer hardware, peripheral products, enterprise software and systems. PFU is one of the world’s leading document scanner companies which offer the broadest portfolio of document scanners for professional personal, desktop, workgroup and high-volume production environment. PFU has been engaged in the document imaging scanner business for more than 20 years.

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Trademarks

  • ScanSnap and CardMinder are registered trademarks of PFU Limited in Japan.
    Windows is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, Japan and/or other countries.
  • Mac, Mac OS and iOS is the trademark of Apple, Inc.
  • Wi-Fi is a trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.
  • ABBYY and FineReader are the trademark of ABBYY Software Ltd. of the respective countries or regions.
    Other company names and product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.

Note

  1. Based on the investigation by PFU Limited on scanner with built-in battery and Wi-Fi connectivity (as of April 1st, 2014)
  2. Recommend to use ScanSnap A3 Carrier Sheet (sold separately) to protect the photos.
  3. Based on the investigation by PFU limited when the scanner is connected to the computer via Wi-Fi and scanning continuously. The number of sheets may vary according to the environment, usage and the battery life.
  4. The application for Android™ is available as a free download from Google Play by Google Inc. (from Amazon app store by Amazon.com, Inc. for Kindle users), and from App Store by Apple Inc. for iOS users. (cost involved for download shall be borne by the user).
    For S1100i, a computer (with Wi-Fi connectivity) where ScanSnap Manager is installed and Wi-Fi router/access point are necessary.