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HP20150811359The latest Jet Advantage network scanners from HP, like the 4500fn1, can make quick work of turning a variety of documents in to digital files. From tests and home work to artwork, the 4500fn1 connects wither via WiFi or a LAN cable, can scan both sides in one pass and can scan up to 60-pages per minute. The magic is that just about any connected computer can control the process and call up the results of everything from a class's artwork to a series of bubble tests. There’s also new software that can set up scans and route the files to a specific network location. It will be on sale in early January

 

Scan and Go

Perfection V19_Right AngleThe latest in desktop scanners is Epson’s Perfection V19, which combines 4,800 by 4,800 dot per inch images. It has a seductive $70 price tag and lots of new features, like the ability to create images in as little as 10 seconds. It doesn’t need an electrical cord because the scanner is powered by its USB connection to a computer. The device can directly scan to online cloud resources, like DropBox and Evernote, as well as directly create .jpgs, .pdfs or email the image.

 

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