Stories by Rebecca Freed

Get those business cards into your PC

SAN FRANCISCO (10/27/2003) - I'm an efficiency fiend, but I'm also a bit of a cheapskate--so I wanted to know whether less-expensive business card scanners could digitize a pile of cards as elegantly as the longtime market leader, Corex Technologies Corp.'s CardScan. To find out, I looked at Iris's US$170 Business Card Reader II device (with Cardiris 3 Software) and Alestron Inc.'s $160 PenPower WorldCard Office 5 scanner, as well as at Corex Technologies' $249 CardScan Executive package (with new version 6.0.5 software).