Doxie scanner has started to ship

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Back at CES earlier this year, we managed to catch sight of the Doxie scanner that looked simply adorable. This is not a scanner which is meant to sit around in your office all day long. No sir, this scanner is meant to be carried around with you wherever you go on your business trips, ensuring that all relevant documents which need to be digitized can be done so in the blink of an eye and right on the spot so that you will be able to paper over the cracks of your forgetfulness. It has taken over 3 months since it was announced and paraded before starting to ship, and we’re glad to announce that you can place an order for the Doxie portable scanner for $129 a pop.

Boasting a lightweight, portable design that was built for scanning anywhere, the Doxie scanner is a USB-powered device that has great software as well – it allows you to scan paper directly to PCs, Macs, and web apps like Google Docs, Evernote, Acrobat, and Flickr, ensuring that you will be impressed each time you see “magic” happen right in front of you. For frequent travelers, the Doxie won’t slow you down since it is ultra-light at 10.9 ounces, and requires but a single connection to scan with any PC or Mac since you don’t need to worry about toting around another external power supply. Doxie will scan documents in full color at up to 600 dpi courtesy of its patented scanning technology. Using it is also a snap – all you need to do is press the Doxie Heart Button and it will start scanning automatically.

Among the many features available with each Doxie include :-

  • Color scanning at up to 600 dpi with automatic page detection
  • Lightweight, ultra-portable design with included case
  • Doxieʼs Heart Button: innovative multi-action button for one press scanning and sharing
  • Included software for simple scanning and direct cloud sharing
  • Direct integration with popular desktop and web apps like Google Docs, Picasa, and more
  • Free Doxie Cloud service for turning paper into postable URLs for instant sharing and web-based access on iPhone, iPad, and other mobile devices
  • Automatic cropping, rotation, contrast, and image cleanup for crisp, clean scans
  • Advanced photo editing with direct support for the Picnik online photo editing suite
  • Save as PDF, JPEG, or lossless PNG
  • Fully accessorized with cloud scanning software, USB cable, quick start guide, leatherette

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6 reviews or comments

Gadget Thumbnails for 15-Apr-2010 » Coolest Gadgets Says: April 15, 2010 at 10:02 pm

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hukiworld Says: April 16, 2010 at 9:25 am

This might be useful for um let me think… Nobody! You really think business people take or care to take a scanner with them no matter how portable? That’s why they hire office assistants for.

arun Says: April 16, 2010 at 12:10 pm

hehe…. u r right mate…. :D

pixie Says: April 20, 2010 at 1:37 am

i would love to keep this at my office desk as it’ll not take much space and i have a ton of stuff on my desk already.

Fungelstein Says: November 15, 2010 at 9:49 pm

This is really nifty. I wouldn’t mind having a really small scanner for my desk. No need for something huge, ya know.

roisin Says: December 1, 2010 at 11:19 am

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Yeah because the ONLY type of user whose needs are worth considering is the all-important business user *eyeroll*.

If you can’t see why a portable scanner might be useful, you’re pretty darn sheltered.

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