PFU introduces ScanSnap Update - Send email directly from ScanSnap models equipped with touch screens
Widens use to Education field with added Chromebook support
Yokohama, Japan, May 25, 2021 - PFU Limited, a subsidiary of Fujitsu Ltd., the world’s leading scanner manufacturer, today, announced the latest ScanSnap*1 update on ScanSnap iX1600 and ScanSnap iX1500, models equipped with touch screens. With effect from June 2021*2, ScanSnap users are able to send scanned data via email without the use of PCs. “Set a destination email address to profile icons using the touch screen, select the preferred profile shown, and start scanning without the need for the PC. Enjoy posting to services that are email-linked, like the chat tools, too, at your own convenience.” said PFU Limited’s Corporate Senior Vice President & Head of Imaging Business Group, Yasunori Miyauchi.
In addition, ScanSnap mobile application “ScanSnap Connect Application”, is now available on Chromebook, a widely adopted tool in the educational field. ScanSnap connects to Chromebook via Wi-Fi so that scanned data can be saved on Chromebook directly.
Send scanned data via email*3 directly from the ScanSnap models equipped with touch screens
Preset a profile icon with an email address, select this preferred profile icon, and scan documents, every step performed at ease and seamlessly on the touch screen without the need to start the PC, elevating business efficiency.
Promotes teamwork and document sharing
Preset team member profiles with their individual email address and share with one touch. Handwritten notes taken ad-hoc during meetings can be shared smoothly as well.
Wider service options by scanning to emails
Send scanned data to wider services that connect with emails. For example, sharing to your team’s channels (e.g. Slack, Microsoft Teams)*4 is easy with one touch.
*Since the scanned data is sent from the fixed email address “firstname.lastname@example.org”, it may not be possible depending on the service you are using. For details, refer to the help of each services.
ScanSnap now supports Chromebook
ScanSnap models with Wi-Fi compatibility, now connect to Chromebook. Save scanned image data (PDF/JPEG) wirelessly using the ScanSnap mobile “ScanSnap Connect Application”. Additional support of Chromebook, a widely adopted tool in the educational field, allows teachers and students direct access to paper-based materials from ScanSnap.
Additional updates: Advanced blank page removal for documents with bleed-through
Blank page removal is now more accurate with ScanSnap Home and ScanSnap Cloud by equipping with high-precision technology from our commercial scanners.*5
For more information on additional updates, please visit following website.
About ScanSnap Series
The ScanSnap Series lineup comes with a variety of models, from mobile use to desktop use. Each can be used on Windows/Mac, and iOS/iPadOS/Android/Chrome OS*6
Wi-Fi / USB
Wi-Fi / USB
[Functional differences between Chromebook and Windows/Mac]
|For Chromebook||For Windows and Mac|
|Application||ScanSnap Connect Application||ScanSnap Home|
|OS||iOS, iPadOS, Android, Fire OS, Chrome OS||Windows, macOS|
|Automatic color detection||✔||✔|
|Auto resolution mode||✔||✔|
|Blank page removal||✔||✔|
|Automatic size detection||✔||✔|
|Convert to searchable PDF||-||✔|
|Folded A3 stitching||-||✔|
|Long paper scanning||✔|
(Capable of scanning up to 863 mm in duplex and 1,726 mm in simplex.)
(Up to 3,000mm.)
(Overlap detection only.)
List price and release date
List price and release schedules vary by region.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 132,000 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 4.0 trillion yen (US $36 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.
About PFU Limited
PFU Limited, a subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, is a $1.3 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 a broad portfolio of document scanners for personal, desktop, workgroup and high-volume production environment. PFU has been engaged in the document imaging scanner business for more than 30 years. For more information, please see https://www.pfu.fujitsu.com/en/.
・ScanSnap is registered trademark of PFU Limited Japan.
・Product names and company names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.
1. ScanSnap scanners are marketed globally as a unified global brand by PFU Limited, PFU Group Companies, Fujitsu and Fujitsu Group Companies.
2. Availability of service will depend on region.
3. The email sending function is using ScanSnap Cloud. Availability of ScanSnap Cloud may vary depending on region.
4. For details on how to post by email, please refer to the website for individual services (Slack, Microsoft Teams).
5. ScanSnap Connect Application does not support this improvement.
6. Can be used with Wi-Fi compatible models.
7. Discontinued product.
8. Initial settings such as Wi-Fi setup require operation on Windows or Mac.