VISIONEER ANNOUNCES THE ONETOUCH 9420 USB WITH SOFTWARE TO CREATE DVD SLIDE SHOWS
A Complete Multimedia Imaging Solution for Under $200
Pleasanton, CALIFORNIA — March 7, 2005 — Visioneer, a leader in intelligent imaging solutions, today announced the newest addition to their Slimline scanner series, the Visioneer OneTouch™ 9420 USB color flatbed scanner. The new OneTouch 9420 USB is an extremely fast color flatbed scanner with the ability to scan up to 4800 x 9600 dpi in 48-bit color and includes a built-in transparency adapter and film holder for scanning negatives and slides. The robust offering of bundled software includes ArcSoft’s DVD SlideShow to quickly and easily produce professional-looking DVD movie discs featuring your own photo slideshows and home videos.
"We are entering an exciting time when technology can allow us to easily create DVD presentations for professional or personal use," said Murray L. Dennis, Visioneer’s President and CEO. "The OneTouch 9420 USB is a unique solution that will appeal to photo enthusiasts who want to transform their pictures into DVD movies for viewing on TVs and digital projectors connected to a DVD player. Finally, grandparents can quickly and easily insert the DVD disk into their DVD player and share the joy of seeing their families grow up."
No Experience Necessary
Visioneer’s OneTouch scanners are engineered for both first-time and experienced scanner users. The OneTouch 9420 USB is the next generation in Visioneer’s Slimline scanner series and in addition to a full multimedia software bundle,features five One Touch buttons that are pre-configured for the most common scanning tasks, so people can get great results within minutes of opening the box. The buttons are set at the optimal settings to scan, copy, OCR, e-mail, and perform a custom task, so first-time users can start scanning immediately with confidence. Advanced users can quickly customize the buttons for even more power. It also features 48-bit output color and comes with a Hi-speed USB 2.0 interface that is backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports.
Amazing Slide Shows
ArcSoft DVD SlideShow has a simple step-by-step design that enables users of all levels to build custom slide shows, trim video, design on-screen menus, and burn discs (requires a DVD burner) for sharing at home, and sending to friends. Like a program within a program, the slideshow editor includes all the tools needed to create eye-catching photo presentations. Slideshow tools include: drag-n-drop storyboard, background music, photo enhancement, slide transitions, pan & zoom effects, titling, voice narration, menu thumbnail selection and slide interval.
Abundant Software Bundle
The Visioneer OneTouch 9420 USB also comes with ScanSoft’s PaperPort 9.0 SE with built-in OCR, ArcSoft’s ScrapbookSuite and DVD SlideShow. ScanSoft’s award-winning PaperPort software is the world’s best-selling document and image management application that creates thumbnails of everything you scan allowing easy filing in color-coded folders. ScanSoft’s built-in OCR allows users to scan printed text into their word processor without having to retype documents. ArcSoft's Scrapbook Suite is an easy-to-use photo editing and creative design program that allows people to edit and retouch photos, then add special effects or place them in cards, calendars, frames and create personalized scrapbooks.
Price and Availability
The Visioneer OneTouch 9420 USB is will be available through authorized retailers, computer super stores and online services, mail order catalogs and from Visioneer’s web site at http://www.visioneer.com. The suggested retail price is $179.99. For additional information, consumers can visit the Visioneer web site.
Minimum System Requirements
The Visioneer OneTouch 9420 USB requires a Pentium or equivalent processor or higher and Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition or Windows XP, 128MB RAM (256MB 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 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. Additional information about Visioneer and its products may be found on the Internet at http://www.visioneer.com
NOTE TO EDITORS : The Visioneer brand name and logo are registered trademarks and Visioneer OneTouch is a trademark of Visioneer, Inc. ArcSoft is a registered trademark and PhotoImpression is a trademark of ArcSoft, Inc. PaperPort and TextBridge are registered trademarks of ScanSoft, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are hereby acknowledged.