Fujitsu, FileMaker and Acordex Team Up To Deliver High-Speed, Low-Cost Document Scanning Solution for Small Businesses
Scan 40 pages a minute for less than $2,000
Santa Clara, Calif., May 12, 2009 -- Fujitsu, FileMaker, Inc. and Acordex today announced the integration of Acordex DocKeep Pro with FileMaker Pro 10, a new imaging database solution for small businesses that revolutionizes high-speed professional scanning on the Macintosh computer with high-speed Fujitsu fi-6130 and fi-6140 document scanners.
Acordex’s DocKeep Pro manages the scanning process of the Fujitsu scanner, providing direct control of the scanner's capabilities, without an intermediate software layer. DocKeep Pro users can start a new document or open an existing document and then add, replace, delete or insert pages. DocKeep Pro integrates with FileMaker Pro 10 using FileMaker scripts provided free by Acordex, creating a true programmable imaging system.
Low entry price and higher scanning speeds for small to medium size businesses
Complete systems, including FileMaker Pro 10, DocKeep Pro and the Fujitsu fi-6130 scanner, start at less than $2,000 and scan 40 pages per minute. Higher scanning speeds and adding dozens of users extends the power of this total solution while keeping total costs well under $10,000. Small to medium sized businesses that have needed the power of a professional imaging system, but could not afford the high cost, now have the solution they can afford.
Fujitsu fi-6130 and fi-6140 document scanners are ideal for digitizing large quantities of documents including contracts, accounting documents, personnel, medical or shipping invoices and public documents. Features such as the Automatic Document Feeder, Automatic Blank Page Removal, Double Feed Detection and competitive speeds provide long-term productivity. Additionally, DocKeep instantly attaches these documents to FileMaker Pro 10 data records at full speed.
FileMaker Pro is the world’s leading easy-to-use database software that securely shares information with Windows and Mac users—through your network, over the web, and in popular formats such as PDF. FileMaker Pro 10, with a sleek new interface, also provides a rich set of ready-to-use built-in starter solutions so that business users can be instantly productive. Customizing, creating and sharing easy-to-use software solutions are quick and easy with FileMaker’s powerful integration with DocKeep Pro.
"Because of their comprehensive line of reliable scanners, Fujitsu has always been the scanner of choice for Acordex," said Ken Rohr, president, Acordex. “Our software has been driving Fujitsu scanners on Macintosh computers since 1989. We have concentrated on high-end imaging solutions in the past, but Fujitsu's new scanners have opened up production level performance for less than half the price of just a year or two ago! Pairing this new hardware power with FileMaker is a natural. FileMaker's scripting tools make it very easy to create a customized, professional document scanning solution."
“Fujitsu products have been running on the Macintosh platform for a number of years, used primarily for ad hoc and transactional scanning,” said Doug Rudolph, vice president of product management and business development, Fujitsu Computer Products of America. “Through our partnership with Acordex and FileMaker, we’re able to explore the development and deployment of compelling business solutions with much higher performance.”
"While you could always insert images into a FileMaker Pro field,” said Ryan Rosenberg, vice president, marketing and services, FileMaker, “DocKeep Pro substantially extends our imaging capabilities to efficiently manage very large quantities of document images. Users in such vertical markets as health care, transportation, supply, government and many others will really benefit from this combination of Acordex, Fujitsu and FileMaker technology working together."
About Fujitsu Ltd.:
Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 175,000 employees supporting customers in 70 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 4.6 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.
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 hard disk drives, scanners and scanner maintenance, broadcast video products, 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.
About FileMaker, Inc.:
FileMaker, Inc. develops award-winning database software. Its products include the legendary FileMaker Pro product line for Windows, Mac and the Web, and the new Bento personal database for Mac. FileMaker Pro won 52 awards, more than its next eight competitors combined, from 2003-2009 in the U.S., and a total of 134 awards worldwide during this time. Millions of customers, from individuals to large organizations, rely on FileMaker, Inc. software to manage, analyze and share information. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Inc.
About Acordex Imaging Systems:
Acordex develops advanced software specializing in the application of imaging technology to reduce the costs of document management. Acordex products reduce the cost of processing paper documents, distributing work and maintaining a safe image archive. Acordex has created high-performance imaging solutions on the Macintosh since 1989 and has delivered software to OEMs, resellers and end users on six continents. For more information, please see: dockeep.com or call 978-975-8000.
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