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Compact Duplex Scanner Is First To Offer Award-Winning Desktop Search Tool From X1® Technologies

PLEASANTON, CA – April 25, 2006 Visioneer, Inc., a leader in intelligent imaging solutions, today announced the Xerox DocuMate 152, the first and only document scanner that enables users to scan, store and locate any file, e-mail message, attachment or scanned document instantly.

The Xerox DocuMate 152, priced at $695, is a small, easy-to-use, color sheetfed scanner designed for desktop use and allows people to scan double-sided documents at speeds up to 30 images per minute. Over $400 in bundled software includes X1 Technologies Enterprise Desktop Search, ScanSoft PaperPort 10, OmniPage Pro OCR, NewSoft Presto! BizCard, Visioneer OneTouch™ and an advanced TWAIN driver.

"The ease-of-use provided by Visioneer's OneTouch technology enables customers to begin using the Xerox DocuMate 152 immediately without extensive training, increasing their productivity and seeing a quick return-on-investment," said Jon Franke, consultant at InfoTrends, the leading market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry. "By simply pressing a DocuMate 152 button, it will scan the document, convert the image into a searchable PDF file format, launch the Outlook e-mail client and link the converted searchable PDF file as an e-mail attachment without ever touching the keyboard."

The DocuMate 152 is the ideal solution for paper-intensive businesses within the banking, education, government, healthcare and financial industries that desire to convert paper, business cards, checks and even legal-sized documents into searchable Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files that are easily organized, shared and better protected.

Search for Documents Faster
"Adding instant search capabilities to PDF documents ensures that users get the most out of their document capture solution," said Josh Jacobs, president of X1 Technologies. "Bundling X1 Enterprise Desktop Search Client with Xerox DocuMate 152 gives users an integrated solution that has all the capabilities of document capture and enterprise desktop search."

The Xerox DocuMate 152 includes X1 Technologies Enterprise Desktop Search client. X1 provides a single unified view of all applications and data that reside on the desktop, including 370 file types, e-mails, attachments, contacts, tasks and calendar items. Users can search, preview and take action on the results all within the X1 award-winning user interface. Since the DocuMate 152 enables scanning to searchable PDF, even scanned documents are instantly searchable by content along with all other "born digital" files.

Xerox DocuMate 152 - Make Paper More Productive
Visioneer OneTouch technology eliminates multiple steps in sending scanned documents to predetermined applications or devices and provides unmatched ease-of-use in the desktop scanner category. Visioneer OneTouch technology allows users to easily set the "destination" of their scanned documents by pressing a button and selecting one of nine pre-programmed (or user-customizable) scan settings. "Destination" examples include scan to searchable PDF, scan to e-mail, scan to print, scan to archive, scan to network, and scan to OCR.

The Xerox DocuMate 152 offers an optical resolution of 600 x 1200 dpi, 48-bit internal color, hi-speed USB 2.0 interface (USB 1.1 compatible) and a 50-page Automatic Document Feeder. It includes a powerful software bundle that allows consumers and business professionals to automatically scan paper documents to image-over-text searchable PDF. Searchable PDF maintains the visual integrity of the original document, with the text portions of the image converted via OCR for search purposes and stored in a separate layer. This allows for low-cost conversion from paper to PDF, while permitting easy distribution and ability to search, link, select/copy and index the text.

ScanSoft PaperPort 10 software combines the efficiency of document management, the convenience of desktop scanning and the power of PDF document creation and assembly into a powerful, easy to use application. ScanSoft OmniPage Pro is a powerful optical character recognition productivity tool that delivers accurate and precise document conversion.

The Xerox DocuMate 152 includes an advanced TWAIN driver that allows people to communicate with hundreds of enterprise content and document image management software solutions with the press of a single button. The TWAIN driver not only provides additional functionality to the scanner interface, but gives front office users the ability to communicate with document management software programs that are used throughout the enterprise.

Pricing and Availability
Priced at $695, the Xerox DocuMate 152 is currently shipping in the United States through distributors such as D&H, Ingram Micro, NewWave, Tech Data, solution providers (VARs) and online retailers. Visioneer offers government and educational discounts to VARs for sales to authorized agencies.

Visioneer is proud to offer both its Visioneer- and Xerox-branded products under a single reseller partner program. The 20/20 Perfect Vision program optimizes VAR margins and sales opportunities through volume incentive rebates, sales support, marketing tools, access to the 20/20 Perfect Vision extranet and blog. For more information, visit www.visioneer.com/2020.
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About Visioneer Visioneer provides a family of scanning solutions for the desktop, distributed and departmental document imaging markets as well as the mobile and remote business scanning segments. Visioneer's high-performance business scanners and document management solutions offer users speed, image quality, advanced paper handling and ease-of-use with its exclusive OneTouch technology. In 2003, Visioneer combined its leading scanner technology with the Xerox brand recognition to develop the Xerox DocuMate product line.

In 2004 and again in 2005, the Xerox DocuMate 252 and DocuMate 272, respectively, were ranked by AIIM as best desktop document scanner. In 2005 the Xerox DocuMate 262 was given an Editors' Choice Award from PC Magazine for its price/performance, ease-of-use and best document management software. For additional information on Visioneer and Xerox scanning solutions, visit www.visioneer.com or www.xeroxscanners.com.

NOTE TO EDITORS: XEROX® is a trademark of XEROX CORPORATION. DocuMate is a trademark of Xerox Corporation and used under license. The Visioneer brand name is a registered trademark. ScanSoft, PaperPort and OmniPage are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nuance. All other companies and products mentioned may be trademarks of their respective holdings and are hereby recognized. X1 is a registered trademark of X1 Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2006 All rights reserved.

About X1 Technologies, Inc.
X1 Technologies, Inc., a recognized leader in desktop search solutions, was founded in 2003 to help business users easily access and act upon information that resides anywhere on a desktop or the corporate enterprise. Companies of all sizes use X1 Technologies' solutions for their enterprise desktop search initiatives. X1 Technologies was an early leader in the desktop search space with the launch of their flagship product, X1 Desktop Search, which garnered industry awards including the "Best of 2004" and "Technical Excellence" from PC Magazine. X1 Technologies has partnered with leading companies including IBM, Yahoo! and EarthLink to power their desktop search initiatives. Headquartered in Pasadena, California, X1 Technologies is an operating company of Idealab, and is backed by U.S. Venture Partners. For more information, visit www.x1.com or call 626-229-3050.
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