Panasonic System Communications Company of North America (PSCNA), Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, has announced two new Intel Core i5-Tablet powered high-volume network scanners for government agencies, financial institutions, service bureaus, and other sizeable document-handling applications.
Panasonic’s advanced high-volume production scanners, the KV-S827M100 and the KV-S847M100 network scanners raise the bar on network scanning speed, according to the company. Panasonic reports that there are no other standalone scanners available on the market today that can scan at 120/140 ppm. Both scanners utilize an Intel Core i5-4302Y vPro,M processor-fired Tablet with 8GB of DDR3L RAM to power high-speed optical character recognition and fully enable customizable document handling. Both models offer two-network connectivity options: Gigabit Ethernet and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
“Panasonic’s Tablet-controlled scanner bundles present a significant step forward in our on-going quest to give major enterprise users and government agencies a fully networked solution. These network scanners provide an advanced platform for digitalizing and generating fully searchable PDFS, for locating, editing, and archiving large amounts of documents. Additionally, they offer users optimal image quality, unparalleled speed, and minimal workflow interruptions for error correction, periodic maintenance and hardware failure,” said Joseph Odore, product manager of PSCNA.
Unlike many high-volume scanners the KV-S8127 (120 ppm/240 ipm) and KV-S8147 (140 ppm/280 ipm) scanner uses proprietary hardware image processing to eliminate any speed drop off when scanning at 300dpi rather than 200dpi. The Intel Core i5 Tablet, bundled with the scanners, features a seven-inch WXGA LED, a 10-point multi-touch screen, and supports gloved touch and gestures, as well as ships with a capacitive stylus pen with an integrated holder. The Tablet’s tight interface with the scanners enables whole jobs or individual documents to be scanned to mail, fax, Bluetooth, FTP servers, shared network folders, servers, and archival storage devices.
A high-capacity, 750-sheet automatic document feeder coupled with Panasonic’s Toughfeed intelligent mixed media feed control, long-paper and control sheet detection, staple detection, double-feed detection, dog-ear detection, double feed retry, and acoustic jam detection technology reportedly enables efficient, continuous scanning, and maximum damage protection of original documents in the long-run.
Both KV-8100 series incorporate Panasonic’s dual transport systems, a U-turn path for normal business documents, and a straight path for thicker and specialty stock. Advanced security and device management features include Domain Network Authentication, Local User Management, Remote Administration, Local Device Address Book (LDAP), and a built-in auditing and auto document Erasure.
Other features of the two new bundles include the following: bar code recognition, automatic brightness adjustment, automatic image emphasis, dynamic threshold, white-level readings taken directly from paper, automatic separation, noise reduction, auto preview, auto rescan, dither, error diffusion, multi-color dropout, optional flatbed scanning, and color duplex two-sided imaging.
The MSRP for the KV-S827M100 is $22,292 and the KV-S847M100, $24,075.
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