Scanning Goes Mobile With Fujitsu’s Dinky ScanSnap S1100 Scanner [Macworld 2011]

Scanning Goes Mobile With Fujitsu’s Dinky ScanSnap S1100 Scanner [Macworld 2011]

Fujitsu's marcom manager Megan Fowler with the new ScanSnap S1100 Mobile Scanner

SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD 2011 — The world was supposed to go paperless decades ago, but we’re still swamped with paper. You can take pictures of business cards and receipts every now and again, but for serious paper junkies, something like Fujitsu’s ScanSnap S1100 Mobile Scanner may fit the bill.

The ScanSnap S1100 is claimed to be the smallest scanner in the world. Powered by USB, the sheet-feed scanner can suck up everything from receipts to multi-page AT&T phone bills.

Launched at CES earlier this month and being shown at Macworld this week, the ScanSnap S1100 can scan directly into desktop software like iPhoto and Word, or cloud-based apps like Google Docs and Evernote. The scanner costs $199.

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