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Fujitsu and I.R.I.S. Sign OEM Partnership Agreement

Partnership Facilitates Integration of I.R.I.S OCR Technology into Fujitsu Scanners for the Mac Platform (January 10, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-1-10--Macworld 2007, San Francisco, January 10, 2006 – I.R.I.S. Group, a publicly traded company, market leader in Intelligent Document Recognition (IDR), Electronic Document Management (EDM) and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) announced today the finalization of an OEM agreement with Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.  Under the agreement, Fujitsu will package Readiris Pro 11 and Cardiris 3.5 with two scanners designed for the Mac platform: the S500M and the fi-511EOXM.

Readiris Pro 11, the I.R.I.S. flagship software, will enable the selected Fujitsu scanners to convert volumes of paper documents into editable text. Cardiris 3.5 complements the power of Readiris Pro 11 by converting business cards into an electronic format. The software recognizes business cards from more than 50 countries, all accessible via a powerful contact manager.


“The Fujitsu S500M and the fi-5110EOXM are perfectly designed for the needs of Mac users and the capabilities of Readiris Pro 11 are unmatched by any other OCR solution on the Mac platform,” stated Troy Marcves, marketing coordinator at Fujitsu. “This collaboration brings together two leaders in the scanning industry and joins proven products on the Mac platform, resulting in an unmatched solution for users.”

Features and Functionality of Readiris Pro 11 include:
• Powerful OCR engine
• Generates files in four PDF formats 
• Bar code reading
• Unique handwriting recognition engine
• Accurate recognition of more than 115 languages
• User interface and manual available in 6 languages: English, French, Dutch, German, Italian and Spanish. Asian languages recognition also available
• Scans PDF files in editable documents
• Increased output availability including RTF, HTML, PDF and TEXT
• Quality color output files
• Accurate format reproduction

Features and Functionality of Cardiris 3.5 include:
• Saves time through quick, efficient business card scanning
• Full-color scanning
• Offers accuracy up to 100%
• Smart tools allow efficient contact management
• Powerful export tool
• Exports content into Outlook, Outlook Express, ACT!, Address Book, Entourage, Now Contact or saves it into vCard, HTML or TEXT files
• Recognizes business cards from over 50 countries

“We are pleased to be able to offer our software alongside a name as well known as Fujitsu,” stated Bertrand Fontaine, director of sales at I.R.I.S. “This collaboration will enable many more users to access these two products without incurring any additional costs and benefit from our sophisticated OCR capabilities.”

The Fujitsu-I.R.I.S. agreement covers territories including the United States, Mexico and Latin America.

About Fujitsu
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of about 4.8 trillion yen (US$40.6 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in Sunnyvale, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers products and services including hard disk drives, scanners and scanner maintenance, Magneto-Optical drives, palm vein technology, 10Gb Ethernet switches and degaussers. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-746-7000.

About I.R.I.S.
Image Recognition Integrated Systems (I.R.I.S.), a Belgian company founded in 1987 and listed on Euronext Brussels (IRI), is a leader in the “Document to Knowledge” market, and provides extremely high-quality solutions for converting paper documents into electronic formats for archiving, storing, managing and sharing digital information.
For more information on our company, our solutions or our products, visit the I.R.I.S. website at  or call I.R.I.S. at 800.447.4744 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET)
Press Contact:
Samantha Racki
Matter Communications for I.R.I.S.
P: 978.499.9250 x.224
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