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May 24, 2019

Contex. Texas A&M University-Central Texas preserves history like never before. Contex announced that the University Archives of Texas A&M University-Central Texas uses Contex large format scanners to preserve history like never before. The University Archives installed an IQ Quattro roll-fed scanner and IQ FLEX flatbed scanner at its new facility located at Heritage Hall, which opened in January, this year. The Contex scanners boost staffers' scanning productivity by up to 50%, thanks to quick scanning speeds and Nextimage software, which simplifies functions such as cropping, rotating, and editing, especially for delicate material. [Full Announcement].

May 23, 2017

Contex. Contex expands the IQ Quattro family with the new 36-inch wide format scanner. Contex launched the IQ Quattro 3600 wide format scanner. Built for precision and productivity, the IQ Quattro 3600 is ideal for scanning technical documents up to 36-inches wide and unlimited length. Contex introduced the new scanner in response to the market need for a 36-inch scanner with the unique technology found in the IQ Quattro series. The newest Contex model completes the IQ Quattro series, which now includes 24-, 36-, and 44-inch wide format scanner models. The 3600 is immediately available from distributors globally. Request a demonstration of the IQ Quattro 3600 or visit Contex online for more information. [Full Announcement].

May 10, 2017

Contex. Contex Customers Gain Increased Productivity, Flexibility with Update to SD One MF Scanner. Contex announced an update to the SD One MF wide format scanner. The marketís first wireless connected scanner now allows customers to connect a CPU with Nextimage scanning software, giving an entry-level scanner a big boost of productivity and flexibility. The updated SD One MF can provide greater speeds, editing, and processing capabilities. The scanner is now available from distributors globally. SD One MF customers who purchased in 2017 are eligible for the free update. [Full Announcement].

April 26, 2016

Contex. Contex: Scandinavian design puts customers first with two new products. Following an extensive customer survey, Contex released two new products to completely transform the wide format scanning market. Aimed at the professional scanning market, ScanStationPro provides an incredible scanning experience while also being capable of an amazing 626 full size wide format scans per hour. Our research shows that the end-to-end scanning process is 30 percent quicker with ScanStationPro compared to any other large format scanner in the market. [Full Announcement].

October 15, 2015

Contex. Contex reports success of recently launched SD One Wide Format Scanner in the U.S.. Contex announced the success of the SD One, the marketís first wide format scanner designed for desktop convenience. Released in February, the SD One has significantly exceeded U.S sales expectations, affirming the companyís decision to enter the convenience scanning market. The SD One is the only professional-grade wide format scanner made specifically for capturing oversized engineering and construction drawings. The scanner has been adopted by new and existing customers worldwide, with the greatest concentration in the U.S. The company reports that out of all the U.S. installations of the SD One scanner, not a single call was made for technical assistance -- a testament to its efficient design and ease of use. [Full Announcement].

February 5, 2015

Contex. Contex expands market share with launch of first true desktop large format scanner. Contex, the world's leader of wide format scanning and imaging solutions, today announces the SD One, the market's first wide format scanner designed for the desktop. SD One is ideal for users to scan oversized engineering and construction drawings for immediate cloud sharing -- another exclusive capability of Contex scanners. Sleek and lightweight, SD One is an attractive asset for the office, and is easily transportable to where it's needed. SD One is available in 24- and 36-inches wide and comes with Nextimage FREE scanning software and an optional stand. The scanner is available now from authorized Contex resellers worldwide. [Full Announcement].