Visioneer Bundles Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Digital Imaging Software In Its New Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner
Visioneer Users Can Easily Fix and Restore Scanned Photos With Powerful Yet Easy-to-Use Photo Editing Tools From Corel
OTTAWA - October 18, 2006 - Corel Corporation (NASDAQ:CREL; TSX:CRE) today announced that Visioneer, Inc. has bundled Corel's award-winning Corel® Paint Shop Pro® digital image editing software into their newly released Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner. Announced on October 17th, the Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner captures the finest detail from original images and allows users to store, share, save and edit photos quickly and easily.
"We are very excited about our partnership with Visioneer and we believe that the new release of the Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner integrated with Paint Shop Pro is a winning combination for photo enthusiasts," said Blaine Mathieu, general manager of Corel's Digital Imaging Business Unit. "Paint Shop Pro will enable Visioneer's core users, primarily photographers and advanced hobbyists, to scan their older photos taken in traditional formats and easily fix any flaws, reduce fading and remove dust and scratches quickly and easily."
Renowned for its ease-of-use and versatility, the Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner contains all the software tools required to backup photos, create collages, restore images and organize photo collections. Affordably priced at $199.99 USD, the scanner bundle features Corel Paint Shop Pro and the ScanSoft Paper Port.
"Visioneer is dedicated to providing consumers with easy-to-use imaging solutions that grow with them," said Bob Scaglia, senior vice president of retail sales at Visioneer. "Paint Shop Pro was attractive to us for this very reason. With its integrated Learning Center, customers of all skill levels can produce professional-looking results with no previous photo editing experience required."
Visioneer selected Corel's Paint Shop Pro technology to provide users with the industry's most effective tool to correct the flaws of scanned photos. Paint Shop Pro is quickly becoming a favorite of photo enthusiasts. Easier to use and learn than comparable products, it helps novice users correct their photos with simple one-step fixes and generate impressive results immediately. In addition, it allows photo hobbyists to create photo projects and master the basics of image editing while easing into more advanced editing techniques as their skills progress. Professional photographers will find a complete range of advanced image editing tools that give them unprecedented control as they edit their images - all at a much more affordable price than comparable products.
The Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner is the perfect tool to indulge your creativity. With 4800 x 9600 dpi optical resolution and 48-bit color, it captures the finest detail from your original images. Its OneTouch buttons are pre-configured for common scanning tasks so you can start scanning right out of the box with nothing more than the push of a button. Button settings can be customized to unleash even more power for advanced users.
Visioneer provides a broad range of scanning solutions for the desktop, distributed and departmental document imaging markets as well as the mobile and remote business scanning segments. In 2003, Visioneer combined its leading scanner technology with the Xerox brand recognition to develop the Xerox DocuMate product line. Visioneer and Xerox DocuMate high-performance business scanners and imaging software solutions offer users speed, image quality, advanced paper handling and ease-of-use with exclusive Visioneer OneTouch™ technology. These products have received numerous awards including AIIM Best of Show in 2004 and 2005, as well as consecutive PC Magazine Editors' Choice Awards in 2005 and 2006. For additional information on Visioneer and Xerox scanning solutions, visit www.visioneer.com or www.xeroxscanners.com.
About Corel Corporation
Corel is a leading global packaged software company with over 40 million users. The Company provides full-featured, easy-to-use productivity, graphics and digital imaging software and enjoys a favorable market position among consumers and small businesses. Corel's award-winning product portfolio features popular, globally recognized brands, including Corel® Snapfire™, CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Corel® Paint Shop Pro®, Corel® Painter™, Corel DESIGNER®, Corel® WordPerfect® Office, WinZip®, and iGrafx®. With hundreds of industry awards for leadership in software innovation, design and value, Corel's products have built a loyal following of customers and partners around the globe. Corel's products are sold in over 75 countries through an international network of resellers and retailers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and Corel's global websites.
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