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Saturday, July 12, 2008

Business Card Scanner | Business Card Reader | Card Scanner | Review

Is the thought of transferring all the contact information by hand daunting, but you don't want to just leave a rubber-band stack of cards moldering in a desk drawer? When you try to find the one you need, it's never available? Well, PenPower WorldCard rescues you from the dilemma. WorldCard is a combination of a small business card scanner and a very clever software that can read the information from your business cards and place it in a contact manager or export it directly to your e-mail software. Take a look at how it works!

PenPower WorldCard Office is a business productivity software for business card scanning, recognition and management with a business card scanner. I have found the accuracy to be brilliant.
The scanner comes with it is the smallest in the market. The scanner's portable size makes it ideal for those who traveling on the road and its batch scanning (scan in first, edit later) function makes it a perfect product for busy business people on the go and for collecting contact information at trade shows and conferences.WorldCard Office supports various data extension.

Contact information can be directly scanned into PC, Palm, WinCE and mobile phone devices seamlessly. Its friendly user interface makes editing and data exporting an easy task.System Requirements: Pentium 166 PC or higher, Min. 64MB memory, 90 MB of available hard disk space, USB Port
Win 98 / Me / 2000 / XP Scanner Specification: Measures (4" x 2" x 1") Weighs 70g (2.5 oz) Max Scan Resolution 600x 600 dpi 256 Grayscale Connects through Universal Serial Bus (USB). No extra external power supply is needed

Package: A8 card reader (card scanner) USB cable Calibration card Carrying case User manual Software CD Registration card.

Import and Export: You can import or export the contact database from or to different applications like Outlook, Outlook Express, Excel, ACT!, GoldMine, Lotus Organizer, and many more. This saves you a lot of time and no more repeated typing exists.

Infrared Transmission: You can transmit your electronic address book to your favorite Palm or mobile phone via infrared. Enjoy being a mobile knowledge worker! (you need to have an infrared port on your pc, and your palm and mobile phone also need to have infrared ports)

Photo Management: Attach a photo to your contact if you want. You can add a photo from the existing files or by scanning a photo with other flat bed scanners.

Double-Side Scanning: Two-sided business cards can be scanned with images in a single record. Continuous scanning makes the scanning more quickly.

Personal Calendar Integration: Can't remember which tasks with whom? Create task calendars and set the pop-up alarm to give you notice at the requested time. Drag and drop the contacts to each schedule for quicker and clearer follow-up. You can choose to view your calendars by daily, monthly and events.

User Defined Field: WorldCard allows you to self-define a new field that is not preset in the system, so as to expand the recognition capability. Add a new field and setup the recognition labels for this field, later when cards are scanned, information that match to the recognition labels will be extracted to the new self-defined filed.

Easy-to-Use: One Button Operation: It's as easy as pie to use WorldCard. All you have to do is to press the "Scan" button on the scanner, it will automatically perform the all process from scanning to recognizing the cards.

Highly Integrated: PenPower WorldCard is fully integrated with Outlook, Outlook Express, Access, Palm, ACT!, Organizer, CSV file format and many more.

Data-on-the-go: Data base and card images can be stored on a USB mini drive with one click and the content can be viewed on any computer without installing software

Multilingual Support: The default language is English. PenPower WorldCard supports French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Indonesian, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified Chinese) as well as English. Business cards with both Chinese and English can be read accurately.

Note and Categories: Add note to a single card and no more scribbling on the back of cards. Simply drag and drop the data to organize your contacts by the default categories or create your own.

Intelligent Card Search: Just type the keywords of anything about a contact like name, company, business cards that match the criteria will be found instantly. The right contact information can also easily found by categories.

Printing: PenPower WorldCard gives you lots of options to print your contact information to carry with you. The default label templates allow you to print labels in minutes, or you can create your own.

Multiple Viewing Modes: The multiple viewing modes allow you to choose your favorite mode to view your contact database.

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Frank Furness CSP CFP is a professional speaker and trainer specialising in sales and technology. He has educated, entertained and inspired audiences in 42 countries. His publications and sales CDs have been sold globally. He is the author of ‘Walking with Tigers - Success Secrets of Exceptional Achievers’ which is available from and 'How to Find New Clients and Business'

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