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Ambir Mobile Scanner Wins Edison Award Silver Medal

28 May, 2014

Elmhurst, IL, May 28, 2014—Ambir MobileScan Pro® 500i wireless-ready portable document scanner recently won the Edison Awards Silver Medal for Computing Solutions, Electronics & Computers category.

The Edison Awards, given by Edison Universe—a non profit organization dedicated to fostering future innovators—and named for inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931), honor achievements in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services in 15 categories. The ballot of nominees for the awards are judged by a panel of more than 3,000 leading business executives, including past award winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medical.

“Our judges recognized the Ambir MobileScan Pro 500i as a true innovator out of many products in its category,” said Frank Bonafilia, Executive Director of the Edison Awards. In making the award, Edison Universe cited the MobileScan Pro 500i as providing “a whole new way to scan when combined with the AmbirScan Mobile app. developed for iOS and Android devices.”

“Ambir Technology is thrilled to have our MobileScan Pro 500i recognized by the Edison Awards,” said Mike O’Leary, CEO of Ambir Technology. “The MobileScan Pro is perfect for the traveling professional. With the AmbirScan Mobile app., which is available through the App Store and Google Play, it connects your smart phone or tablet to the scanner's built-in WiFi network. That means instant transfer of scanned images to devices you use most.”
In addition to Wi-Fi transmission, the scanner comes with a USB tether enabling connection to computers and works with thousands of document imaging applications via TWAIN. It features single-side and duplex scanning, captures color, black-and-white and grayscale images, scans directly into PDF and JPEG formats, provides high-resolution images up to 600 dpi, uses an LCD screen for low-energy consumption, is Windows compatible and  has SD Card on-board storage to keep files safe for future transfer.
“The MobileScan Pro 500i is a unique device that is easy to use via a durable two-button toggle control, having a rechargeable battery to enable up to 200 scans, all in a lightweight and stylish package, again, perfect for the traveling professional,” O’Leary said.    
The Ambir MobileScan Pro 500i wireless-ready portable document scanner lists for $299.95 and comes with a one-year limited warranty with extended warranty plans available.

About the Edison Awards™
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The Awards have been recognizing and honoring the best in innovations and innovators since 1987. They honor game-changing innovations that are at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and human-centered design, and are one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of successful innovation. For more information about the Edison Awards complete program and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.  

About Ambir Technology
Ambir Technology, Inc. is an industry leader in digital capture and document management solutions. Combining professional-grade ID card and document scanners, unique digital imaging software and expert-level customer service, Ambir provides their customers with comprehensive, enterprise-level business solutions. Specializing in the healthcare, legal and financial sectors, Ambir helps organizations reduce costs, increase productivity and strengthen data security. For more information, visit http://www.ambir.com

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