Scanners are electronic devices that are highly useful for businesses. There are various types of scanners available on the market, but the three scanner types most commonly used today are document scanners, graphic scanners, and barcode scanners.
Document scanners are used for scanning text and images printed on paper and other types of print media. Many of these scanners take the form of flatbed scanners and desktop scanners. Flatbed scanners have flat glass panes on which individual sheets of material can be placed, facedown, for scanning. Desktop scanners, on the other hand, are often sheet-fed devices. Many professionals use these scanners can be used to make digital copies of important documents and photos.
Slide scanners and graphics scanners are ideal for scanning photos because these scanners are capable of retaining a photo's original colors in its digital copy. These scanners are useful for organizations and institutions that regularly archive digital copies of photos for inventory purposes or for future use.
Retail businesses find convenience in barcode scanners or barcode readers. These devices feed product information into a computer system by reading the barcodes printed on scanned products. Barcode scanners streamline the checkout process and the inventory of products or services.
Scanners are necessary tools in managing documents in the office, improving customer transactions, and maintaining updated product inventories. Choose your office's new scanning equipment from our selection of high-qualiy scanners from Canon, HP, Xerox, Kodak, and Fujitsu.