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Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 and iX500 Document Scanners Receive Red Dot Award for Product Design

PFU Imaging Solutions Europe

London, March 25, 2014

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The success story of Fujitsu ScanSnap document scanners opens a new chapter: the ScanSnap SV600 and the ScanSnap iX500 have both been awarded Red Dot Awards for Product Design 2014. This internationally recognised seal of quality is bestowed on the best achievements in product design.


The Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 and iX500 succeeded against strong competition. The jury of 40 renowned design specialists from around the world tested and evaluated more than 4,815 products from 1,816 manufacturers and designers from 53 nations.

Le ScanSnap SV600 de FujitsuLe ScanSnap SV600 de Fujitsu


Building on Fujitsu’s proven scanning and image processing heritage, the ScanSnap SV600 delivers a new perspective on scanning. It is the first Fujitsu ScanSnap capable of contact-less scanning from above and takes the simple, intuitive, one-button operation that is the hallmark of the ScanSnap series to a new level. Designed with ease of use in mind, the ScanSnap SV600 makes digitising documents easy and near instant to offer a new scanning experience.

Le ScanSnap iX500 de FujitsuLe ScanSnap iX500 de Fujitsu


The ScanSnap iX500 is designed to provide speedy, high quality document capture with the touch of a button to help businesses and self-employed workers to better manage paperwork. Added wireless capabilities also bring more usability by enabling the scanner to send documents directly to PC, Mac and mobile devices.

"The award-winning ScanSnap document scanner family is based on the concept of one-touch ease of use. With nearly 3 million ScanSnap scanners sold, our customercentric approach has proven to be very successful", says Mike Nelson, General Manager for Sales and Marketing at PFU Imaging Solutions Europe Ltd. "We are honoured to receive this international recognition for the design excellence of our product line."

The Red Dot Award

The Product Design competition has existed since 1954. Its award, the Red Dot, is an internationally recognised quality seal. The jury is composed of renowned specialists from all over the world that guarantee with their expertise the high quality level of the competition. The adjudication process follows a canon of strict criteria, covering among others the degree of innovation, functionality, self-explanatory quality and ecological compatibility.

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Fujitsu brand scanners are designed, manufactured and marketed worldwide by PFU Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (Japan). PFU is a globally active IT provider that designs, manufactures and markets computer hardware, peripheral products and enterprise software. PFU offers a broad portfolio of document scanners for professional personal, desktop, workgroup and high-volume production environments and is one of the world's leading document scanner companies. PFU has been engaged in the document imaging scanner business for more than 25 years and generates an annual turnover of over $1 billion.
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About PFU Imaging Solutions Europe Limited

Operating in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), PFU Imaging Solutions Europe Limited is responsible for marketing and sales of Fujitsu document scanners. The European company was established in the United Kingdom in 1981 and has subsidiaries in Germany and Italy.
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Date: 25 March, 2014
City: London
Company: PFU Imaging Solutions Europe