AIIM E-DOC Gives Fujitsu ScanSnap! Scanning Solution Best of Show Award

5/2/2003 - Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. (FCPA), a market leader in document imaging scanners and services, announced its Fujitsu ScanSnap! scanning solution was named "Best of Show" award winner by AIIM E-DOC Magazine in the "Input/Hardware" category. The AIIM E-DOC Magazine Inaugural "Best of Show Awards" were announced on April 9 at the AIIM 2003 Exposition and Conference in New York City.

AIIM E-DOC Magazine launched its "Best of Show" awards program to recognize the best new products exhibited on the AIIM 2003 show floor that are available in the marketplace and that can be used by customers to improve their bottom line. A panel of 20 industry experts including users, analysts, and consultants, all with real-world experience in the industry, were the judges for this award.

The Fujitsu ScanSnap! received the award for its unique way of digitizing paper documents to enhance productivity, security, compliance, and data protection for "front office" environments where information workers interact with customers, partners, and each other on a daily basis.

"AIIM E-DOC Magazine is pleased to present Fujitsu with this award for its innovative ScanSnap! scanning solution," said Bryant Duhon, editor, AIIM E-DOC Magazine. "Fujitsu has brought to bear its scanning expertise into this new, unique scanner that will provide office professionals enterprise-class digital imaging technology in an affordable and easy-to-use format."

"Fujitsu is honored to win this prestigious award from AIIM E-DOC Magazine," said Victor Kan, senior director of product management, Imaging Products Group, Fujitsu Computer Products of America. "We're proud of the new Fujitsu ScanSnap! and what it means for not only our business, but the market as well. Its new approach focusing on the paper that individuals interact with every day will help them become more efficient and productive."

The new Fujitsu ScanSnap! scanning solution is a powerful, affordable, and easy-to-use color scanner that allows business professionals to quickly convert paper documents to Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files that are easily shared, organized, and protected. The vision for Fujitsu's ScanSnap! is clear and bold to offer the digital work environment easy, anytime, anywhere access to knowledge and information regardless of its source by bridging the "paper-based" world with the digital.

Fujitsu's ScanSnap! scanner includes a complete version of Adobe® Acrobat® 5.0 software, a $249 (U.S. list) value, as well as CardMinderTM, an application designed to capture images and information contained on either side of a business card. At the touch of a button, ScanSnap!'s multi-page, duplex, and color capabilities allow users to scan and process stacks of business cards and transfer the information directly into a database for future reference which can then be linked with popular contact management tools including Outlook, ACT!, and Goldmine.

The Fujitsu ScanSnap! scanner a compact, upright color scanner that scans two-sided color documents at speeds up to 15 pages per minute (ppm) provides users with a simple method for converting paper to digital image files at the touch of a button. The ScanSnap! scanner offers "always on" convenience, simple connectivity, automatic color, page size, and blank-page detection all in a small footprint that allows it to sit comfortably beside the individual business professional in the office.

Fujitsu's ScanSnap! scanning solution is now available for $495 (U.S. list) through the Fujitsu web site located at, via mail order catalogs, and via Fujitsu authorized resellers.

About AIIM International
AIIM International is the global authority on enterprise content management (ECM), the technologies, tools, and methods used to capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver information to support business processes. AIIM promotes the understanding, adoption, and use of ECM technologies through education, networking, marketing, research, standards, and advocacy programs. For additional information, visit:

About AIIM E-DOC 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 technologies, highly reliable computing and telecommunications platforms, 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 4.6 trillion yen (US$38 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003. For additional information, visit:

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. (FCPA) conducts engineering and marketing activities in San Jose, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. FCPA's current product and service offerings include hard disk drives, tape drives, magneto-optical drives, scanners and scanner maintenance. FCPA is located at 2904 Orchard Parkway, San Jose, CA, 95134. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-432-6333. For additional information, visit:

Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks and The Possibilities are Infinite is a trademark of Fujitsu Ltd. ScanCare is a trademark of Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

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