Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Awarded "Macworld Best of Show" at Macworld/iWorld Conference and Expo 2013<6702.T>

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SUNNYVALE, Calif.,  Feb. 7, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu, the market leader in
document imaging scanners, today announced that its next generation ScanSnap
iX500 received the coveted "Macworld Best of Show" award at the 2013 
Macworld/iWorld Conference and Expo. The ScanSnap iX500, featuring built-in
Wi-Fi connectivity giving customers the ability to scan directly to their iOS
compatible devices1, was awarded the honor from  Macworld  editors who selected
the most innovative products from among hundreds that were showcased during the
three-day annual conference.

The ScanSnap iX500 is enhanced with faster scanning speeds, a new advanced
feeding system, an intelligent and customizable Quick Menu, and functionality
allowing users to easily scan to cloud-based services such as Evernote, Google
Docs, Dropbox, SugarSync and Salesforce. The ScanSnap iX500 also comes equipped
with a revolutionary "GI" image processor2  inside the scanner so users can
instantly scan and transmit PDF or JPEG files to their mobile devices without
the use of a computer. Utilizing the free "ScanSnap Connect" app on their mobile
device or tablet, ScanSnap users achieve a whole new level of convenience in
scanning; literally from the palm of their hand.

"Our Best of Show Awards recognize the top new Mac products at Macworld/iWorld,"
said  Roman Loyola, senior editor,  Macworld. "Of the hundreds of products on
display at the show, we were impressed with the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 document
scanner because it offers an excellent combination of speed, features, quality,
and price."

"It's an honor to have the ScanSnap iX500 recognized by the editors of  Macworld
 as one of the stand out products showcased at this year's Macworld/iWorld
Conference & Expo," said  Scott Francis, senior vice president of marketing,
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "The enthusiasm and positive feedback
we receive from the Mac community pushes us to continually advance the ScanSnap
line of desktop scanners, and the new features and functionality included in the
ScanSnap iX500 are a direct result of responding to user feedback. It is our
main objective to innovate and make scanning solutions that will help people
achieve an efficient, paperless lifestyle."

For a list of all the 2013 "Macworld Best of Show" winners, including ScanSnap
iX500, please visit 
http://www.macworld.com/article/2026693/macworld-iworld-2013-best-of-show-winners.html

For additional information, including all features and functionality of the
ScanSnap iX500 please visit the ScanSnap Community at 
http://scansnapcommunity.com/features/8321-newest-scansnap-scanner-brings-incredible-power-support-for-scanning-directly-to-mobile-devices-without-a-pc/

Pricing & Availability
The Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 is available now for  $495  (U.S. list) through
Fujitsu authorized resellers and mail order catalogs.

Additional Supporting Resources
For more information about Fujitsu ScanSnap visit:

* ScanSnap iX500 Product Page: 
http://scanners.fcpa.fujitsu.com/scansnap11/iX500.html
* ScanSnap Community:  http://scansnapcommunity.com
* Follow @ScanSnap on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/ScanSnap
* Become a fan of ScanSnap on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/ScanSnap
* iOS and Android device support: 
http://www.fujitsu.com/global/services/computing/peripheral/scanners/ss/feature/ssca.html

1The ScanSnap iX500 and mobile device must be connected to the same Wi-Fi
network to allow scans to be sent to the mobile device.

2The "GI" processor was developed by PFU Limited and is equipped with a
dual-core CPU-mounted processor supporting Wi-Fi and USB3.0 interfaces.

The Fujitsu Service Advantage
The Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner comes standard with a 1-year depot limited
warranty. Additionally, the Advance Exchange service offering, the Fujitsu
overnight replacement program, provides the customer a replacement scanner prior
to shipment of any malfunctioned scanner back to Fujitsu. The Advance Exchange
offering is available for  $99  covering 12 months. For more information about
Fujitsu services, contact a Fujitsu distribution partner or service sales at
800-301-9475 or visit  http://www.ImagingService.com.  

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  http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.  
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. is an established leader in the
Document Imaging industry, delivering innovative scanning solutions and services
that enable our customers to solve critical business productivity issues and
streamline operations. Fujitsu provides cutting-edge document capture solutions
for business and personal environments, backed by a comprehensive portfolio of
service and support programs.  For more information about Fujitsu Document
Imaging solutions and services, visit  http://us.fujitsu.com/fcpa  or call us at
800-626-4686.

Copyright 2013 Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. All rights reserved.
Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks. Statements herein are
based on normal operating conditions and are not intended to create any implied
warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Fujitsu
Computer Products of America, Inc. reserves the right to modify at any time
without notice these statements, our services, pricing, products, and their
warranty and performance specifications.

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