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Fujitsu Introduces World’s Smallest* Mac® Compatible Colour ADF Scanner for EMEA

Portable ScanSnap S300M Offers Mac Users, Professional Mobile Scanning - Anytime, Anywhere

April 23, 2008

Fujitsu Europe Limited today announced the launch of its new ScanSnap S300M, the world’s smallest* colour, duplex ADF (automatic document feeder) scanner for the Mac® environment. Bundled with unique imaging functions and powerful scanning software, the S300M is an ideal productivity tool for mobile use on the road and desktop operations in small and home offices. The ScanSnap S300M captures documents from business card size to A4 formats and offers the fastest “one-touch” conversion of paper documents into PDF (portable document format) files in its mobile performance class. The ScanSnap S300M´s innovative features help users go paperless, store valuable paper documents, or simply get rid of clutter.

Light and Easy
The footprint of Fujitsu´s newest 1.4kg-light scanning solution for Mac® users measures only 284mm x 95mm x 77mm (WxDxH) which is smaller than an A4 notebook computer. Operating the ScanSnap S300M is easy, to begin digitising paper assets, the user simply loads a stack of up to 10 documents into the ADF and presses the “SCAN” button. PDF files are produced at speeds of up to 8 pages (A4) per minute in simplex- or 16 pages per minute in duplex mode in both black/white and colour. Scanning in duplex mode, both sides of a document are captured simultaneously in one single pass. The scanning resolutions of the S300M range from 150 dpi to 1,200 dpi.

Power Software
The ScanSnap S300M comes bundled with powerful scanning software including:
Cardiris™ 3.6 – the highly regarded Mac environment supporting business card OCR software to easily digitise and edit Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish business card information. ScanSnap Manager - for fast scanner setting adjustments.
ScanSnap QuickMenu - for enhanced control over the scanned document´s destination, utilising the scanner’s new office linkage functions, for example, to scan images directly to email or into a Mac folder.

Automatic Conversion
The scanner’s automatic blank-page detection and deletion functions are capable of detecting blanks and eliminates them from the scan if the user so desires. A special paper-size detection feature identifies the document’s page size and crops the edges accordingly and through its automatic page orientation the user can set the scanner for proper directional page viewing. An automatic de-skewing process corrects skewed images when pages are misaligned.

Multiple Power Connections
The ScanSnap S300M can be operated over A/C power supply and if A/C sources are not available then the scanner can also run on USB bus power by simply hooking it up to a personal computer. When using the USB bus power cable, the personal computer must have two USB ports: one for power feeding, the other for USB cable connection. This ability of mobility allows for true mobile scanning of paper documents, receipts, bills, invoices and business cards - anytime, anywhere.

“Building upon the success of the ScanSnap S510M, the new addition to the ScanSnap family, the S300M scanner, provides an excellent entry point for any business or home user needing to scan documents into the MAC environment. In addition to its easy to use, one-touch interface, it’s size, weight and the fact that it can also be run off a USB port means that it is a truly versatile, mobile scanner that can deliver high quality images in the office, in the home and on the move,” declares Klaus Schulz, Manager, Product Marketing EMEA, Fujitsu Europe Limited.

Price and Availability
The Fujitsu ScanSnap S300M document scanner will be available in EMEA (Europe/MiddleEast/Africa) from April 2008 for a recommended net retail sales price of € 299 (without VAT or copyright fees).

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* This statement was true for A4 ADF scanners as of February 2008.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 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 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. For more information, please see:

Fujitsu UK and Ireland is a leading IT systems, services and products company employing 11,400 people with an annual revenue of £1.7 billion. Its business is in enabling its customers to realise their objectives by exploiting information technology through its integrated product and service portfolio. This includes consulting, applications, systems integration, managed services and product for customers in the private and public sectors including retail, financial services, telecoms, government, defence and consumer sectors. For more information, please see:

About Fujitsu Europe Limited

Operating in Europe/Middle East/Africa, Fujitsu Europe Limited is a market leading provider of document image scanners for professional desktop, workgroup and high volume production environments; Enterprise SCSI, FCAL and SAS, and Mobile ATA and SATA hard disk drives; high capacity external 2.5-inch drives; KVM devices including switches, CAT-5 extenders and pull-out drawers; biometric authentication sensors as well as dot-matrix printers.Established in the United Kingdom in 1981, Fujitsu Europe Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the global electronics giant Fujitsu Limited and has its head office in the UK as well as subsidiary offices in Germany, Italy and Spain.

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Date: 23 April, 2008


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