SOURCE: Document Capture Technologies

Document Capture Technologies

November 12, 2013 17:29 ET

SimpleScan Named as CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

New Era of Content Management for SMBs Integrating Mobile Scanners With Cloud-Based Web Services and iOS/Android Apps

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2013) - Document Capture Technologies (OTCQB: DCMT), an innovator in cloud-based document management and productivity solutions for Small Businesses, today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its new SimpleScan hardware and its unique web-based services. SimpleScan Connect goes far beyond the power of traditional document scanners by integrating desktop scanners with cloud services and mobile apps for unmatched SMB mobility and productivity.

Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media, to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories.

Innovative Design
SimpleScan hardware, web-services and mobile apps for Android and iOS provide a single bridge between the paper world and content in the cloud. Users can easily capture and send information directly to their favorite online storage and further connect that content to other web apps on offer, such as the newly announced Prizm Capture invoice processing service. SimpleScan integrates seamlessly with cloud services already used by millions of small-and medium-size businesses and is connection ready for Box, Certify, Dropbox, Expensify, Evernote, Google Drive, and QuickBooks.

SimpleScan provides:

  • SimpleScan Connect - a first-of-its-kind web service for scanning and managing documents using a wide variety of cloud services for storage, faxing, invoice processing, expense reporting, and other workflows

  • SimpleScan SP (simplex) & SimpleScan DP (duplex) - portable desktop scanners that are USB powered and feature an innovative hardware design

  • SimpleScan DC - a mobile Document Capture application for iOS and Android that routes documents to cloud service connectors in your SimpleScan Connect account

"Going far beyond the traditional boundaries of scanning, SimpleScan Connect adds unprecedented value with a connected suite of best-of-breed web applications helping our SMB customers become more efficient and effective managing their digitized content," said Michael Campbell, president and CEO. "You can expect to see new services continually added to our suite of cloud-based productivity applications."

The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the International CES, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.

Document Capture Technologies' SimpleScan hardware will be displayed in The Venetian at the 2014 International CES, which runs January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Media Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 5 in South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.

The Innovations entries are judged based on the following criteria:

  • Engineering qualities, based on technical specs and materials used
  • Aesthetic and design qualities, using photos provided
  • The product's intended use/function and user value
  • Why the product deserves the Innovations award, including specifics regarding its unique/novel features and features that consumers would find attractive
  • How the design and innovation of this product directly compare to other products in the market place

Products chosen as an Innovations honoree reflect innovative design and engineering of the entries. Examples may include the first time various technologies are combined in a single product or dramatic enhancements to previous product designs.

Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on CESweb.org/Innovations, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.

About SimpleScan Connect
Developed by Document Capture Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: DCMT), (DCT), an innovator in cloud-based document management and productivity solutions for Small Businesses, SimpleScan Connect (www.simplescan.com) is defining a new category of personal and business data management tools. SimpleScan Connect hardware, web services, and mobile apps make it easy and efficient to digitize paperwork and store, organize, manage and share contacts, finances, documents, and media across popular cloud services. SimpleScan Connect is built on DCT's SimpleECM platform (www.simpleecm.com), which enables OEMs, application developers, and systems integrators to provide cloud service connectivity, capture solutions, and workflow logic in their products and services. Since 1998, DCT has supplied over 4 million scanning devices, along with proprietary software for custom integrations.

The SimpleScan logo and SimpleScan products are trademarks of Document Capture Technologies, Inc. All other products services, companies, and publications are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Heidi Groshelle
    Groshelle Communications
    415.307.1380
    pr@simplescan.com