scanRSM, which enables camera phones and digital cameras to scan, copy and fax, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Plaxo®, Inc., that will result in a quick and easy way for any Plaxo member to add business card information directly into their Plaxo smart address book. Using scanR’s Business Card service, Plaxo members will be able simply to snap a photos of business cards with their camera phones or digital cameras, send them to scanR and the information will be automatically added to their Plaxo address books.
The scanR Business Cards service is currently undergoing a private beta test and will be available this fall. The scanR Business Cards service will support automatic transfer of business card information into popular electronic address books, including Microsoft Outlook and Plaxo.
Plaxo offers a smart, self-updating address book that can be used virtually anywhere so that members always have access to their most up-to-date information, wherever they may be. Plaxo members never lose touch with the people that are important to them due to the seamless address book updating that occurs between linked members. The Plaxo network has over 10 million members and is growing rapidly.
“The scanR Business Card service and Plaxo’s Smart Address Book are highly complementary,” said Andrew Laszlo scanR’s President. “scanR enables the easy capture, digitization and organization of business card information, and Plaxo’s service keeps that information up‑to‑date and readily accessible. By partnering with Plaxo, we can offer the scanR Business Card service to Plaxo’s 10 million plus members who have already demonstrated they really care about their contact information.”