business card scanner database setup

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Soldier101, May 19, 2011.

  1. Soldier101

    Soldier101 Gawd

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    My clients have a ton of business cards....is there a scanner that will let them mass scan these and place them in outlook or something of that nature.
     
  2. schnell

    schnell Gawd

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    Pretty much all scanners with a feed tray have the ability to scan business cards.
    This one has a 50 page feed tray and can do cards:
    http://www.neweggbusiness.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16838115052

    The problem comes in that most scanners are just going to shoot out a PDF, so getting them into outlook is still the problem. The ones that I have seen that will do the conversion to v-cards by "reading" the text have all been single feed items designed for business cards. There may be software available for this, but I do not know.

    We have several of these at work:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...8123005&cm_re=cardscan-_-38-123-005-_-Product
    Which imports them into outlook contacts well, but obviously it is a one off scan.
     
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  4. gimp

    gimp [H]ardForum Junkie

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    a couple of my sites I support have been using this for a few years.
    haven't heard any complaints about it.