The Best Business Card Scanners
Portable business card scanners have gotten flak for being hard to use and inaccurate. Here are two models that boast improvements on both fronts.
|WORLDCARD MAC||CARDSCAN PERSONAL|
|The WorldCard scans 20 cards a minute in color and reads 19 languages, including Russian, Japanese, and Chinese.||HOW IT WORKS||The chute-shaped opening keeps cards straight for better accuracy. The device scans 12 cards a minute in black and white.|
|The scanner has a cable storage spot and a travel pouch to throw in your briefcase.||COOL BONUS||The CardScan's online database e-mails contacts periodically for updates.|
|The WorldCard costs $200 and weighs 5.4 ounces. It works with PCs or Macs.||DETAILS||The CardScan costs $160 and weighs 7.6 ounces. It is compatible only with PCs.|
MINDA ZETLIN | Columnist | Co-author, The Geek Gap
Minda Zetlin is a business technology writer and speaker, co-author of The Geek Gap, and president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.