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Fujitsu Updates ScanSnap Series with New Software Functions

Fujitsu adds link between document scanners and iPads, iPhones and cloud services

Fujitsu Hong Kong Limited

Hong Kong, October 28, 2011

Fujitsu has updated its ScanSnap series of compact and speedy one-touch "paper-to-PDF" personal document scanners with new functions, including scanning for iPad / iPhone and additional cloud services to support the needs of today’s consumers. The new models are available immediately around the world.


More and more customers around the world are choosing the ScanSnap series personal document scanners both for work and personal use because they are most efficient at carrying out one-touch speedy digitization of paper documents to PDF files.

To give consumers more value from their scanned documents, Fujitsu has enhanced the popular ScanSnap series with functions that sync scanned documents to iPad and iPhone devices, in addition to a wider range of online services. Due to the surge in popularity of smartphones and tablet PCs as well as the steady adoption of cloud computing, users can store digital information and make periodic backups at nearly any location.

The new ScanSnap series effectively integrate paper-based content with new technologies, enabling customers to share information from things like memos and office documents on a grand scale. By expanding the syncing capabilities of ScanSnap with portable devices and cloud services, Fujitsu helps users achieve their document digitizing goals and promote a paperless lifestyle – simply and speedily.

Product Features

1. Scan content to iPad and iPhone devices
The ScanSnap Connect Application lets users scan memos, flyers and magazine clippings directly to an iPad or iPhone via wireless connection with a ScanSnap-installed PC for convenient viewing on the go. The app is available for free from the Apple App Store.¹ ²

2. Scan to cloud services
The ScanSnap Quick Menu uses icon buttons that allow users to connect digitized documents to an application, simply and efficiently. The latest Quick Menu features additional buttons that instantly upload scanned content to various cloud services. With these new cloud functions, ScanSnap is ready to play a significant role in various business ecosystems.³

Cloud Services Supported by ScanSnap
Storage and Archiving Memo / Notetaking
(Memory Tool)
Business (CRM)
SugarSync (New)
Google Docs™
Evernote Salesforce Chatter (New)
Salesforce CRM

• Scan to SugarSync
Users can stay connected with documents wherever they go with SugarSync, one of today's premier online cloud storage services.4 Through file syncing, this service can back up scanned documents as they’re saved on a PC for convenient and secure data archiving.

• Scan to Salesforce Chatter
Users can scan various customer-related documents with ScanSnap and save the image data to the powerful Salesforce Chatter online collaboration tool. This function, when combined with the Scan to Salesforce CRM function for business cards, enables users to efficiently collect and utilize customer data.

3. Use Rack2-Filer V5.0 (Windows® only) - ScanSnap's image archiving and application partner
Users have bestowed high ratings on the intuitive, graphics-rich interface of Rack2-Filer. The latest version of the digital filing and management application boasts expanded features,5 including:

• Seamless linking to iPhone/iPad devices and cloud services
Like the new ScanSnap, Rack2-Filer has added functions that push digital data to iPhone and iPad devices and cloud services so customers can conveniently view and use filed documents.5

• Photo album function
File not just scanned photos, but a wide range of paper media – office documents, business cards and post cards – with this function, then edit and page through them on a PC like a real photo album using Rack2-Filer’s highly acclaimed virtual interface.

Current ScanSnap S1500/1500M/S1300/S1100 users and Rack2-Filer V5.0 users can incorporate these new software functions through an update program available free of charge from the ScanSnap and Rack2-Filer websites.6

List price and product release date
List price and release date vary according to sales region.


- ScanSnap and Rack2-Filer are registered trademarks of Fujitsu.

- iPhone, iPad and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc.

- Windows is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

- Evernote is either a registered trademark or trademark of Evernote Corporation.

- Google and Google Docs are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Google, Inc.

- Salesforce and Salesforce CRM are either registered trademarks or trademarks of, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

- Other products and company names that appear in this press release are the registered trademarks of the respective companies.


1. This software works on Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices running iOS 4.2.1 or later.

2. ScanSnap Connect Application is a free application available from the iTunes App Store; however, the customer incurs any data transmission costs required to download the file.

3. "Business ecosystem" is a term widely known in tech circles; here it refers to the business model where customers, business channels and related and linked products/services co-evolve based on a key product or service.

4. The linking function to SugarSync is offered through an update program that is available on the ScanSnap product homepage.

5. The new functions for Rack2-Filer are offered through an update program that is available on the Rack2-Filer product homepage.

6. The cloud services that Rack2-Filer V5.0 can link data to are Google Docs, Evernote, Salesforce Chatter and SugarSync.

Customer Contact Information

Fujitsu global site (product information)

Fujitsu global site (ScanSnap software downloads)

Fujitsu global site shops

All other company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 162,000 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 4.8 trillion yen (US$46 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. For more information, please see

About Fujitsu Hong Kong

Fujitsu Hong Kong, a leading technology company, is one of the largest providers of customer-focused information technology and telecommunications (IT & T) solutions and services for organizations in Hong Kong. With more than 50 years of experience and as part of the Fujitsu Group -- a global family of IT & T infrastructure experts - Fujitsu Hong Kong extends its expertise across the enterprise and throughout the region. Fujitsu Hong Kong is able to support and optimize world-class IT & T infrastructure for organizations in the region that aim at gaining a global competitive edge for a sustainable future. Major customers include Government of HKSAR, Cathay Pacific Airways, PCCW, and more.
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Date: 28 October, 2011
City: Hong Kong
Company: Fujitsu Hong Kong Limited