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Fujitsu ScanSnap Scanner Receives "Two Thumbs Up" From VARBusiness Magazine

Fujitsu Computer Products of America

Sunnyvale, CA, June 27, 2006

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a market leader in document imaging scanners and services, today announced that the Fujitsu ScanSnap™ S500 received a “two thumbs up" rating from CMP Technology's VARBusiness magazine in the May 29th Tech Watch section. According to the Tech Watch rating system, “two thumbs up" -- the highest grade a product can receive, equates to “a real gem, recommended" rating. The VarBusiness Tech Watch feature is “a look at new products and technologies available to solution providers by leading and emerging vendors."

In the review, entitled “Fujitsu Redefines Desktop Scanning," VARBusiness Senior Editor Jeffrey Schwartz wrote, “in our recent report on standalone scanners, we highlighted the benefits of the latest offerings for the desktop and workgroup… Fujitsu's new ScanSnap S500 stood out among several for its speed, compact form factor and simplicity. This scanner is simple to operate, fits on any desktop and is affordable for businesses of any size." To read the full review, please visit:

The Fujitsu ScanSnap S500

The Fujitsu ScanSnap is the first and only high-speed, double-sided color scanner under $500 – a price point Fujitsu made feasible by leveraging the features and functionalities usually only found in its more expensive document scanners. The ScanSnap S500 produces scanning speeds of up to 18 pages per minute (ppm) for single-sided documents and 36 images per minute (ipm) for double-sided documents. Additionally, its auto-document size detection allows users to automatically scan batches of mixed size documents, reducing operational requirements and improving ease of use. Simply drop any mixed sized document batches -- such as receipts, business cards and brochures -- into the 50-page automatic document feeder and let the Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner’s document size detection functionality do the work.

The Fujitsu ScanSnap S500 comes bundled with ABBYY FineReader® for ScanSnap 2.0, a custom-built optical character recognition (OCR) software application based on ABBYY’s award-winning recognition technology. FineReader is seamlessly integrated with ScanSnap, giving one of the most powerful desktop business tools even more functionality and flexibility. Using ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap 2.0, users can convert documents into editable formats such as Microsoft® Word documents, Excel® spreadsheets or PowerPoint® slides, or save into one of three searchable PDF options, all with a push of a button.

Another feature incorporated into the Fujitsu ScanSnap S500 includes its utilization of advanced file compression technology to reduce file sizes by 20 to 50 percent. The reduced file size capability provides users with even more piece of mind knowing that their e-mailed PDFs will not slow or overwhelm e-mail servers or exceed file size limitations, while still maintaining the integrity of the original PDF.

Additional features and capabilities of the ScanSnap scanning solution include its popular business card scanning features, authentic one-touch Acrobat PDF generation, high optical resolution up to 600 dpi, high-speed duplex color scanning, automatic blank page detection and deletion, and automatic de-skew and image rotation. In addition, the scanner comes standard with ScanSnap Organizer™ version 3.0, CardMinder™ version 3.0, and ScanSnap Manager™ version 4.0 for enhanced organization and ease of use, as well as Adobe® Acrobat® 7.0 Standard, allowing users to easily create searchable PDF files with the touch of a button.

About VARBusiness Magazine

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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.8 trillion yen (US$40.6 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.
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About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in Sunnyvale, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers products and services including scanners and scanner maintenance, hard disk drives, Magneto-Optical drives, palm vein recognition technology and 10Gb Ethernet switches. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-746-7000.
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Date: June 27, 2006
City: Sunnyvale, CA
Company: Fujitsu Computer Products of America