New Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner

Visioneer has announced the Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner. The new OneTouch 9520 is an advanced flatbed scanner designed to meet the needs of everyone from amateur photographers to scrapbooking enthusiasts. The OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner scans photos, negatives and slides up to 4800 x 9600 dpi in 48-bit color. The OneTouch 9520 comes bundled with several software tools to create collages, restore photos, burn photos to CDs, organize your images, make DVD slide shows and manage documents.

Visioneer OneTouch technology simplifies the way people use scanners. The OneTouch buttons are pre-configured so users can perform standard scanning tasks out of the box with nothing more than one touch of a button. The buttons are set at the optimal settings for scanning photos or documents such as scan-to-email, scan-to-print and scan-to-archive, so first-time users can start scanning immediately with confidence. Buttons may also be configured to perform custom tasks, so advanced users can quickly and easily customize the scanner for even more power. The Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo Scanner also includes a built-in backlight and film holder for scanning transparent media such as 35mm slides or negatives.

Corel Paint Shop Pro X ushers in a new era of photo editing software by putting the power of advanced photo editing into every user's hands, including simplified photo restoration and dust & scratch removal tools. With a revamped user interface featuring a new, integrated Learning Center and Browser palette, Paint Shop Pro X is designed to accelerate learning and increase productivity whether they're a first time photographer or a seasoned professional. Tools are intelligently organized by task within the Learning Center palette, enabling users of all skill levels to produce professional-looking results with no previous photo editing experience required. Offering a unique combination of one-click fixes and precision controls for fine tuning, Paint Shop Pro X delivers unrivaled flexibility and control, enabling users to grow easily into the program as their knowledge of digital image editing develops.

The Visioneer OneTouch 9520 also bundles ScanSoft's PaperPort software and a suite of specially selected software from ArcSoft. ScanSoft PaperPort is a document and image management application that creates thumbnails of everything you scan allowing easy filing in color-coded folders. ScanSoft's built-in OCR allows users to scan printed text into their word processor without having to retype documents. The ArcSoft suite of software is a powerful bundle of applications that allow users to:
- Create digital scrapbooks
- Scan larger than normal documents, such as 12"x12" scrapbook pages
- Assemble multiple scans together
- Create DVD photo slideshows
- Design and make custom CD labels and cases to match
- Add artistic element to your photos.

Minimum system requirements are a Pentium II 300 MHz or equivalent processor or higher and Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition or Windows XP, 128MB RAM (256MB RAM for Windows XP), 200 MB available hard disk space, a CD-ROM drive and a USB port.

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