Visioneer Announces Mobility Air – First Wireless Scanner to Ship with Included Eye-Fi Card | Visioneer

Award winning, cordless mobile scanner now able to transfer files over Wi-Fi, available exclusively at Staples.

PLEASANTON, Calif., October 18, 2011 – Visioneer, Inc., a leader in intelligent document imaging solutions, today announced Mobility Air, the combination of Visioneer’s award-winning Mobility cordless scanner with Eye-Fi’s 4GB Connect X2 card. Visioneer Mobility Air is the first cordless scanner that allows users to instantly transfer scanned images over Wi-Fi® to a PC, Mac, Android or iOS tablet or phone, and to the Cloud. The new Mobility Air scanner will be sold exclusively at Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS), the world's largest office products company, for $199 both in retail stores and at www.staples.com.

“If you have a mobile scanner, you’re not truly mobile unless you have the freedom to connect to your mobile devices wirelessly,” said John Capurso, vice president of Marketing at Visioneer. “This is nothing short of remarkable, capturing any document with only the coreless scanner and then instantly seeing the JPG image on whatever mobile destination you’ve chosen. And there’s one more thing, if the Eye-Fi card cannot find or is not in range of a wireless hotspot, it creates its own in Direct Mode. So you’re always able transfer your scans over Wi-Fi, no matter where you are.”

Visioneer Mobility Air Cordless Scanner

Visioneer Mobility Air is a small (2” x 2.75” x 11.5”) cordless mobile scanner that functions without a computer, cables, or drivers and scans directly to an SD card or USB memory in PDF or JPG format. Using the included Eye-Fi card, Mobility Air wirelessly transfers scanned JPG files to the device or cloud destination of your choice. Eye-Fi is an SD memory card that has built-in Wi-Fi. It stores the images on your card and uses your wireless network to effortlessly transfer these images to your computer or mobile device and over 25 online destinations such as Evernote®, Picasa™, Facebook™, Shutterfly®, and MobileMe™. To learn more, go to www.eye.fi.

No computer or power connection is required to scan. Users simply press the power button, insert SD or USB memory, press the selector button to choose document type and insert a document or photo. After scanning items, users can simply eject the removable memory and insert it into any computer with a SD or USB slot, whether Windows, Mac, or Linux. Visioneer Mobility is recognized as a storage device when attached to a computer, so the scanned files can also be easily copied to the hard drive with an included cable.

Pricing, Availability

Priced at $199.99 US List price the Visioneer Mobility Air comes complete with the 4 GB Eye-Fi SD memory, rechargeable battery, recharging/data cable and AC wall adapter, protective carrying case and DVD that includes a user manual & bonus software. About Visioneer Visioneer provides a broad range of scanning solutions for the desktop, distributed and departmental document imaging markets as well as the mobile and remote business scanning segments. In 2003, Visioneer combined its leading scanner technology with the Xerox brand recognition to develop the Xerox® DocuMate® product line. Visioneer and Xerox DocuMate high-performance business scanners and imaging software solutions offer users speed, image quality, advanced paper handling and ease-of-use with exclusive Visioneer OneTouch® technology. For additional information on Visioneer and Xerox scanning solutions, visit www.visioneer.com, www.visioneer.com/company/news or www.xeroxscanners.com. For open commentary and industry perspectives visit http://www.facebook.com/visioneerinc, http://twitter.com/visioneerinc.

Visioneer offers both product lines under a single reseller partners program. The 20/20 Perfect Vision program optimizes VAR margins and sales opportunities through volume incentive rebates, sales support and marketing tools. Additional information can be found at www.visioneer.com/2020.

About Eye-Fi

Eye-Fi is dedicated to building products and services that help consumers manage, nurture and share their visual memories. Eye-Fi’s patented technology wirelessly and automatically uploads photos and videos from digital imaging devices, including digital cameras and Android and iOS based devices, to online, in-home and retail destinations. Eye-Fi has helped people wirelessly upload more than 200 million photos. Eye-Fi has received Popular Science’s “Best of CES 2011: Product of the Future” award, TIME’s “Top 100 Gadgets of All Time,” and CNET’s “Best of CES 2010” award in the digital photo and video category – and many more.

Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Eye-Fi products and services are now available at Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Target, Office Depot and Apple stores nationwide and online. Eye-Fi apps are available at the Apple App Store and the Android Market. For more information about Eye-Fi, please visit www.eye.fi.

About Staples

Staples is the world’s largest office products company and a trusted source for office solutions. The company provides products, services and expertise in office supplies, copy & print, technology, facilities and breakroom, and furniture. Staples invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and now has annual sales of $25 billion, ranking second in the world in eCommerce sales. With 90,000 associates worldwide, Staples operates in 26 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, making it easy for businesses of all sizes, and consumers. The company is headquartered outside Boston. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at www.staples.com/media.