Pleasanton, Calif., -- Electronic Systems Inc., a Virginia-based company known
for its expertise in working with organizations in the public sector, will distribute
the Xerox BookCentre, a self-service book scanning kiosk that makes book scanning
faster and easier. The announcement was made by Scannx LLC, a leading developer
of cloud-based document capture and document delivery software and services, which
works with Xerox to develop, market and support the new line of Xerox-branded
self-service book scanning systems.
ESI, acquired by Xerox in 2007 is the mid-Atlantic region’s largest provider
of customized and scalable technology solutions. “The partnership with ESI will
make it easier for libraries and other organizations to obtain their document
scanning, book scanning and office technology solutions from a single source that
specializes in public sector market requirements,” said Scannx Chief Operating
Officer John C. Dexter. "The Xerox BookCentre enables library patrons and staff
to quickly and easily scan from books and send the scanned pages to email, smartphones,
tablets, Google Docs, USB drives, fax or print them by selecting the desired option
on the touchscreen computer.”
The Xerox BookCentre product line, available in the United States and Canada,
will be shown at the American Library Association conference on June 22-25 in
Anaheim, CA at Scannx’ booth #727.
“We are committed to meeting our customers’ needs and expectations while at the
same time, providing them with the newest technologies at the best prices,” said
Jeff Jenney, ESI’s director of sales. “The Xerox BookCentre offers very powerful,
yet easy-to-use and innovative solutions for the library market at very competitive
The Xerox BookCentre includes a 17-inch touchscreen computer, the self-service
scanning software powered by Scannx, an 11” x 17” patented book-edge scanner to
protect the spine of the book from damage, and the ABBYY FineReader Technology
for unmatched optical character recognition accuracy. Other features:
- Scanned images can be automatically converted into PDF, searchable PDF, Word,
JPEG, TIFF and PNG file formats, and saved to email as an attachment, USB drive,
smartphone, tablets, Google Doc folder, network folder, and FTP site to save paper
- The BookCentre can send scanned pages to a fax and printer.
- Since the BookCentre can integrate with debit and credit card payment systems,
libraries can offer these services free or they can charge for them through a
cost recovery program.
The BookCentre includes a one-year manufacturer’s warranty with options to purchase
up to a five-year extended warranty. Please visit www.scannx.com and www.esi.net
for more information. Or, drop by Scannx’ Booth #727 for a demo and an opportunity
to win an iPad 2.
Scannx LLC designs, develops, markets, and supports innovative book and document
scanning solutions for the educational and municipality markets. Xerox Corporation
and Scannx LLC entered into a trademark licensing agreement in November 2011 for
Scannx to develop, market and support a new line of Xerox-branded self service
book scanning systems. The Xerox BookCentre product line is powered by Scannx
and includes its patent pending technology for scanning to smartphones and tablets.
For more information on Xerox BookCentre systems, please visit http://www.xeroxbookcentre.com.
For more information on Scannx, please visit www.scannx.com
About Electronic Systems
Since 1980, Electronic Systems, Inc. (ESI) has grown into the Virginia region’s
largest provider of customized and scalable technology solutions. The company’s
services include information technology solutions, digital multifunction printers
and copiers, service and supplies, and mailing systems. ESI employs 500 people
throughout offices in Virginia Beach, Hampton, Vienna, Richmond, Lynchburg, Roanoke
and Columbia, Maryland. In 2007, ESI was acquired by Xerox, the world’s leading
document management and services enterprise. For more information, please visit