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VISIONEER ANNOUNCES 9750 PDF SCANNER, SIMPLIFYING DEPARTMENTAL SCANNING WITH SCAN DIRECT TO PDF

Visioneer 9750 PDF Scans 20 Pages Per Minute For Under $1000

Pleasanton, CALIFORNIA - July 14, 2003 - Visioneer, Inc., a leader in intelligent imaging solutions, today announced the new Visioneer 9750 PDF workgroup scanner, the first 20 page per minute color flatbed scanner with 50 page ADF targeted at the distributed scanning segment. Designed with 3 programmable buttons that instantly scan, copy or email any document, the 9750 PDF is a powerful productivity tool. The scanner features 600x1200dpi optical resolution, 48-bit color, a hi-speed USB 2.0 interface and comes bundled with ScanSoft® PaperPort Deluxe® 9.0, TextBridge® Pro 9.0 and ArcSoft PhotoImpression all for only $999.99.

"Visioneer is at the forefront of integrating easy to use scan-to-PDF functionality to instantly convert piles of paper into organized PDF files, creating a powerful document imaging scanner solution," said Robert Weideman, chief marketing officer for ScanSoft.

Scan any document to Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF) using ScanSoft PaperPort Deluxe 9 included with the Visioneer 9750 PDF scanner. PDF, a universal file format that preserves all the fonts, formatting, graphics, and color of any source document, regardless of the application and platform used to create it, is the native file format in this new release of PaperPort Deluxe. Adobe PDF files are compact and can be shared, viewed, navigated, and printed exactly as intended by anyone with the free Adobe Acrobat® Reader® software downloadable at www.adobe.com.

The 9750 PDF includes Visioneer's award-winning OneTouch Technology, which allows users to configure the scanner to perform common scanning tasks at the touch of a button. Button defaults are email, copy and scan, but advanced users can quickly learn to customize the buttons for even more power and specific functionality.

"As businesses continue to migrate towards decentralized scanning solutions we feel that it is more important than ever to develop scanners that are not only affordable and efficient but easy to use," said Murray L. Dennis, CEO of Visioneer, Inc. "Our new 9750 PDF was designed to be a powerful productivity tool that would require little or no training. We designed the ADF to feed paper through a "C" curve giving it one of the smallest desktop footprints on the market and does not require users to install a separate SCSI card increasing IT support demands. We believe this is the ideal product to meet the needs of the distributed workgroup scanning category."

The Visioneer 9750 PDF features 600x1200 dpi optical resolution, 48-bit color, Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface and a TWAIN driver. The scanner's flatbed accommodates photos, books, or fragile items, while the automatic document feeder handles a wide variety of papers, ranging from small 3x5 cards to legal documents 14 inches in length.

Scan To PDF with ScanSoft PaperPort Deluxe 9.0PaperPort Deluxe 9 enhances the usefulness of scanners and all-in-one devices with its native support for the portable document format through scan-to-PDF. Documents scanned as PDF can be safely shared over the Web, as email attachments, and can be viewed using standard PDF viewers, including ScanSoft PaperPort and Adobe Acrobat Reader. PaperPort Deluxe is world's most popular desktop paper and document management application for the PC, enabling the management of all PC files through a distinctive thumbnail-based user interface.

Features of PaperPort Deluxe 9.0 include:· Scan-to-PDF - PaperPort's native support for the standard PDF format brings you the power to scan, annotate and email documents and photos in a format that ensures everyone can view and print them on any computer.· Easily Convert Paper Documents into Digital Documents - You can turn your scanned images into editable Word, Excel or text files with a simple drag and drop to PaperPort's Send To Bar, virtually eliminating the need for retyping documents.· Find Information Fast - PaperPort helps you find any document or image on your PC instantly. Just type in a word or phrase and PaperPort will bring up the correct document immediately.· Fill Out Forms Quickly, Neatly - FormTyper™ automatically recognizes the fields on a scanned form. Simply tab and type in PaperPort to neatly fill in the information. Print the filled-in form and PaperPort automatically saves an electronic copy for your records.

Price and AvailabilityThe Visioneer 9750 PDF will be available in July, through authorized distributors and retailers, online services, and from Visioneer's web site at http://www.visioneer.com. Its suggested retail price is $999.99. For additional information, consumers can visit the Visioneer web site.

Minimum System RequirementsThe Visioneer 9750 PDF requires a Pentium or equivalent processor or higher and Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition or Windows XP, 64 MB RAM (128MB for Windows XP), 200 MB available hard disk space, a CD-ROM drive, a color monitor and a USB Port.

About Visioneer, Inc.Visioneer Inc. is a world-class developer of intelligent imaging solutions that provide a faster and easier way to capture photographs and documents and put them to work 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. Additional information about Visioneer and its products may be found on the Internet at http://www.visioneer.com.

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The Visioneer brand name and logo are registered trademarks. ScanSoft, PaperPort, FormTyper, and TextBridge are trademarks or registered trademarks of ScanSoft, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSFT). All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are hereby acknowledged.


Press Contact:Danielle CookVisioneer, Inc.925-251-6350danielle_cook@visioneer.com