November 17, 2008 08:00 ET

Capturx™ Forms for Excel® Now Available From Adapx: Data on Paper Forms Automatically Converted Into Excel

Capturx Software and Digital Pens Provide Teams With Immediate Access to Handwritten Data Collected on Paper Forms Without Scanning, Transcribing, or Expensive Custom E-Form Development

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2008) - Adapx (, the company that is changing the way teams collaborate and collect data, today announced the general availability of Capturx™ Forms for Excel®. Only Capturx enables non-technical teams to create forms in Excel, print them on ordinary paper, and have the handwritten data automatically converted back into the original Excel fields using digital pens. Capturx Forms for Excel can speed up a range of paper-based workflows, including order entry, inspections, service requests, audits, change orders, punch lists, asset reports, and more. Teams get immediate access to digital data without the extra cost or time required to send, scan, or re-type data by hand.

"With Capturx, our onboard medical teams don't have to change their processes or learn new hardware or software," said ShaRonne Hanson, fleet medical crew manager at Holland America. "Information is easily and quickly collected on paper and instantly digitized as it is written for immediate integration into Excel."

Capturx Forms for Excel: No Training Required

Non-technical teams can easily create custom forms and collect digital data on ordinary paper with Capturx, without requiring any custom development work by consultants or their IT teams. The structured digital data can be stored and analyzed within Excel by business teams or easily integrated into databases or backend applications for IT teams. Since Capturx digitally enables paper in the field, teams don't have to worry about connectivity issues or complex new deployments, training, and support for laptops or PDAs.

"Our customers collect a great deal of data in the field and many field workflows have resisted automation with mobile computers because of the expensive equipment, training, support, and variable environments," said Ken Schneider, CEO and president of Adapx. "Capturx provides our customers with the ease and reliability of writing on paper along with immediate access to digital data. Teams no longer have to wait or pay for paper to be scanned, faxed, sent, or re-typed into computers which significantly improves their operations."

Capturx Forms for Excel is available today at Volume discounts are also available by sending email to or by calling (877) 232-7903.

About Adapx

Adapx is changing the way teams collaborate and collect data with software that digitally enables paper-based maps, designs, notes, and forms for use with digital pens. A broad range of industries and agencies use Capturx products to capture actionable intelligence in any environment and make better decisions in less time and with fewer resources. Teams enjoy the natural advantages of collecting data with pen and paper as well as seamless integration into Microsoft Office, CAD, and GIS software, without the delays and expense of processing paper-based data or deploying mobile computers. Privately held and headquartered in Seattle, the company has partnerships with Anoto, Lockheed Martin, and In-Q-Tel. Adapx was also recently named a Cool Vendor in Emerging Technologies by Gartner. For more information, please visit

Adapx and Capturx, and their respective logos are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of Adapx Corporation. Other products and company names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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