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New Compact, 20 ppm, Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Scanner Breaks Price/Performance Barrier in Workgroup Category

Pleasanton, Calif., June 25, 2003 -- Visioneer, Inc., a leader in intelligent imaging solutions, today announced volume availability of the Strobe XP 450 PDF, a compact workgroup scanner that can scan 20 pages per minute and includes a built-in 50-page automatic document feeder (ADF) with a suggested list price of $699.99. The new Strobe was previewed at this year's AIIM Exposition and Conference New York and was met with resounding market acceptance for delivering exceptional value to the front-office application scanning market.

Visioneer offers the document imaging market one of the most complete families of sub-25 page per minute workgroup scanners targeted at cost-conscious businesses. The Strobe XP 450 PDF, which began shipping on June 20th, is available through Visioneer's authorized distributors, network of VARs and from the Visioneer website.

The Strobe XP 450 PDF is a fast, simplex scanner that can be connected to any computer or laptop quickly and easily via the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface. The Strobe XP 450 PDF has a resolution of 600 x 1200 dpi with 48-bit color and a built-in 50-page ADF that can scan 20 pages per minute. The ADF can handle paper and photos from business cards (2" x 3.5") up to legal size documents. The scanner's dimensions are 6" (d) x 13.25" (w) x 12.25" (h) giving it one of the smallest footprints of any ADF scanner on the market. The Strobe XP 450 PDF includes Visioneer's award-winning OneTouch software and a TWAIN driver.

The generous software bundle includes ScanSoft's PaperPort Deluxe 9.0 software, ScanSoft's TextBridge® Pro OCR, and ArcSoft® PhotoImpression™. Users can automatically scan any document to Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF) using the included PaperPort software.

Minimum System RequirementsMinimum system requirements are a Pentium II 300 MHz or equivalent processor or higher and Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition or Windows XP, 64MB RAM (128 MB RAM for Windows XP), 200 MB available hard disk space, a CD-ROM drive and a USB port.

Price and AvailabilityThe Visioneer Strobe XP 450 PDF is available through authorized retailers, VARs and from Visioneer's web site at The suggested list price is $699.99. For additional information, consumers can visit the Visioneer web site.

About Visioneer, Inc.Visioneer Inc. is a world-class developer of intelligent imaging solutions that provide a faster and easier way to capture documents and photographs and integrate them in popular Windows applications. With a strong commitment and proven track record in designing and marketing innovative imaging products, Visioneer has a solution for everyone, from the home and small office user to corporate and legal workgroups, to be more creative, communicate more effectively, and increase productivity.# # #

The Visioneer brand name and logo are registered trademarks. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are hereby acknowledged.

Press Contact:Danielle CookVisioneer,