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Fujitsu updates ScanSnap series with new software functions

Link with iPad/iPhone devices and cloud services. Scan documents to greater possibilities

Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd.

Singapore, November 14, 2011

Fujitsu, a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions has updated the ScanSnap series of Fujitsu's ScanSnap line of simple, compact and speedy "one touch paper-to-PDF" personal document scanners--with new scanning functions for iPad/iPhone and more cloud services to support the needs of today's consumer. The new models go on sale globally starting October 13th, 2011.

More and more customers around the world choose ScanSnap series personal document scanners because they are the best at delivering "one touch" speedy digitization of paper documents to PDF files.

To give today's ScanSnap customer more bang from their scanned documents, Fujitsu enhanced the hugely popular ScanSnap series with functions that sync scanned documents to iPad/iPhone devices, in addition to a wider range of online services. Due to the surge in popularity of smart phones and tablet PCs and the steady adoption of cloud computing, storing digital information and making periodic backups at almost any location is now a reality. The new ScanSnap series link the merits of these technologies with paper-based content, enabling users 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 will help you achieve your document digitizing goals and advance your paperless lifestyle--simply and speedily.


1. Scan content to iPad/iPhone devices
Scan memos, flyers, magazine clippings and more directly to your iPad/iPhone (via wireless connection to the ScanSnap installed PC) for convenient viewing on the go using the iPad/iPhone app ScanSnap Connect Application; available for free from the Apple App Store.*1 *2

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

Cloud services supported by ScanSnap
Storage & Archiving Memo/Note taking (Memory tool) Business (CRM)
SugarSync (New) Google Docs™ Evernote Salesforce Chatter (New) Salesforce CRM
  1. Scan to SugarSync
    Stay connected with your documents wherever you go with SugarSync, one of today's premier online cloud storage services.*4 Through file syncing, this service can backup scanned documents as you save them to your PC for convenient and secure data archiving.
  2. Scan to Salesforce Chatter
    Scan various customer-related documents with ScanSnap and save the image data to the powerful online collaboration tool Salesforce Chatter. This function, when combined with the Scan to Salesforce CRM function for business cards, enables users to efficiently collect and utilize customer data.

3. Rack2-Filer V5.0 (Windows® only)-ScanSnap's image archiving and application partner
Users have been giving high marks to the graphics-rich intuitive interface of Rack2-Filer. The latest version of the digital filing and management application boasts expanded features.*5

  1. Seamless linking to iPhone/iPad devices and cloud services - Like the new ScanSnap, Rack2-Filer has added functions that link digital data to iPhone/iPad devices and cloud services so that users can conveniently view and use filed documents.*5
  2. 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.

• For current ScanSnap/Rack2-Filer users
Current ScanSnap S1500/1500M/S1300/S1100 users and Rack2-Filer V5.0 users can incorporate the new software functions described in this article through an update program that is available free of charge from the product home pages of ScanSnap and Rack2-Filer.*6

• List Price & Product Release Date
List price and release date vary according sales region.

• Trademarks

  • ScanSnap and Rack2-Filer are registered trademarks of PFU Limited Japan.
  • iPhone, iPad, Mac 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.
  • SharePoint 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 a registered trademark or trademarks of Google, Inc.
  • Salesforce and Salesforce CRM are either a registered trademark or trademark of, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Adobe and Acrobat are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated 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/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, related and linked products/services coevolve 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.

Product Home Page

- Fujitsu global site (Product information) -

- Fujitsu global site (ScanSnap Software Downloads) -

- Fujitsu global site shops -

ScanSnap S1500ScanSnap S1500 (Windows® Model) ScanSnap  S1500MScanSnap S1500M ScanSnap  S1300ScanSnap S1300 ScanSnap S1100ScanSnap S1100 (Hybrid model)

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of information and communication technology (ICT)-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in over 100 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$55 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011.
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About Fujitsu Asia

Fujitsu Asia was established in Singapore in 1997 to provide leadership in business development, technology innovation and customer support as regional headquarters for the Fujitsu group of companies in ASEAN. Building on Fujitsu’s three decades of experience in the ASEAN region and with a pool of highly skilled engineering talent, Fujitsu Asia is dedicated to providing comprehensive integrated IT-based business solutions that deliver tangible business value and enable customers to meet the challenges of the new global economy. Fujitsu Asia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702), a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace.
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Date: 14 November, 2011
City: Singapore
Company: Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd