Portable business card scanners have gotten flak for being hard to use and inaccurate. Here are two models that boast improvements on both fronts.

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.