Scan to Outlook Contacts

business card scanner software directly into your Outlook contacts

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Scan to Outlook contacts (also known as Scan2Contacts™) is the only fully integrated business card scanner add-on system for Microsoft™ Outlook™ contacts manager. The portable business card scanner quickly scan business cards and automatically stores the entire textual information and image into your MS Outlook™ 2002/2003/2007/2010/2013 (32/64bit) or the shared folder in your MS Exchange Server.

Within seconds of placing a business card into the business card scanner tray, Scan to Outlook reads the information from the card using our advanced image processing tools and OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology, and automatically populates the textual date into the right fields of a new Outlook™ contact record (name, title, phone number, Email address, websites etc.) including a colours image of the scanned business card.

Scan to Outlook is the only business card scanner package that does not require a 3rd party interface to export / import information to Outlook nor any other unnecessary operation to have your valuable information where you really need it - in your MS Outlook™ contacts. This capability makes Scan to Outlook the ultimate business card scanner for your business.

Scan to Outlook business card scanner was design to collect information mainly from UK / US business cards, business cards from other countries may read at reduced accuracy (mostly the address parsing). Support for more cards will be introduced in the future and will be provided FREE of charge to current users.

Why choosing Scan to Outlook - business card scanners?
Simply because of its unique features:

  • Compatibility - the only business card reader that stores information directly into Outlook / Exchange server
  • Accuracy - unique algorithm ranks it as one of the MOST ACCURATE business card reader in the market
  • Image Quality - The top-end A6 colours portable scanner with 600dpi resolution allows high quality scanning of your business cards, family photos, and other valuable small documents
  • Usability - automatic cards detection by built-in sensor allows fast scanning of large bulk of cards and photos
  • Portability - the Light weight, small footprint, USB powered and a leather case for the roaming businessman

NEW - use business card scanner for your own web based application with our Scan to Web application, or Scan to CRM application.

For Software Developer - SDK for Business card scanner is available at extra cost upon request. Using our SDK enables seamless integration of the business cards scanner with your own application or your CRM software.

Scan2Contact business card scanner main features

  • The only business card scanner that seamlessly integrates into MS Outlook™ 2002(XP)/2003/2007/2010/2013(32/64bit) as well as MS Exchange Server (with local Outlook on the client PC)
  • Save the business card images and textual data directly into the right fields of your Outlook address book (contact manager)
  • High-end 600dpi, 24bit color, A6 USB powered portable business card scanner
  • Save images into your preferred network shared folder
  • Business card scanner sensor for automatic card insertion detection
  • User friendly - simply insert a business card to the business card scanner and a new Outlook contact window will pop-up with all the information in the correct fields
  • One click enable/Disable Outlook toolbar button with business card scanner on/off indicator

Scan to Outlook contacts business card scanner screenshots shows the functionality and easy of use.

Business card scanner PC requirements

The following list represents the minimum recommended PC spec. for smooth operation of Scan to Outlook business card scanner system:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32/64 bit)
  • Microsoft Outlook versions 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 (32/64 bit)
  • Pentium 2.0GHz or equivalent
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 100MB free disk space (more space required for storing scanned images)
  • USB port for the Scanner

License Policy

Use our Software is subject but not limited to the following terms:

  • Any software that is made available for download or use from the website ("Software") is the copyrighted work of Card Scanning Solutions and/or third parties. For some Software, a separate license agreement specifically applicable to the download or use of that Software will be presented for acceptance prior to download or use, and the user will be unable to install or use such Software unless he or she first accepts the terms of the applicable license agreement.
  • The Software is provided AS-IS and Card Scanning Solutions hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the software, including all warranties and conditions of merchantability, whether express, implied or statutory, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
  • Unless otherwise stated in the specific Software license agreement all software are made to be installed and to be used on a single PC and Card Scanning Solutions's provided Hardware is to be connected to the PC for the entire period of use.
  • For some Software a trial version is available for a limited period and/or limited use according to specific Software license agreement.
ScanShell 800NR

Scan2Outlook with

ScanShell 800NR business card scanner

ScanShell 800NR is a color, 600dpi resolution portable A6 business card scanner offering a combination of high performance with small footprint design. ScanShell 800NR accommodates documents up to 1.5mm in thickness and is ideal for scanning of business cards. ScanShell 800NR works with any standard USB 1.1/2.0 port without the need for external power adapter.

FREE GIFT - DocShell™ light scanning application for easy capturing and management of photos and documents to pre-set folder and PDF files.

Package Includes

  • Scan to Outlook (Scan2Contacts) Software License
  • ScanShell 800NR business card scanner
  • USB lead
  • Leather travel case
  • Cleaning sheet
  • Calibration sheets