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Epson unveils its first mobile scanner

WorkForce DS-30 intended for SOHO and mobile use

The Epson WorkForce DS-30 is a mobile A4 scanner.
The Epson WorkForce DS-30 is a mobile A4 scanner.

Epson has released its first mobile scanner, the WorkForce DS-30.

The WorkForce DS-30 is a portable A4 scanner, that is intended for mobile workers and for SOHO usage.

The scanner is compact, with dimensions of 276 x 50 x 36.5mm, and weighs 325g. It is connected with USB 2.0, and can scan at resolutions up to 600dpi.

The scanner also comes with a document management suite for advanced features such as searchable PDF, RGB colour dropout, auto de-skew, auto page size detection, secure PDF, text enhancement, auto area segmentation and punch hole removal. It also has Abbyy Fine Reader software for Optical Character Recognition, Presto! BizCard 5 to manage business cards and Epson Document Capture Pro software, to integrate with popular workflow applications.

Khalil El-Dalu, general manager, Epson Middle East, said: "The regional launch of the WorkForce DS-30 answers the demand for a lightweight mobile scanner that can be easily carried around especially during business events like trade shows, exhibitions and meetings. With an interface that is both intuitive and quick to master, the user-friendly DS-30 will suit everyone from the beginner to the more advanced user. Wherever there is a need to scan and store paper documents such as business cards or signed forms, the DS-30 handles them without fuss."