Corex Technologies’ CardScan Wins Planet PDA Product of the Year Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corex Technologies, the leading developer of contact management and business card scanning solutions, today announced its flagship product CardScan(R) has been awarded the Planet PDA Product of the Year Award for 2002. Sponsored by Planet PDA(R) magazine, this award program is designed to honor outstanding products and services that have furthered the growth of the handheld computing industry.

“Recognition by Planet PDA as Product of the Year underscores CardScan’s importance to PDA users. CardScan is the fastest and most accurate way to get valuable contact information into handheld devices without typing,” said Jonathan Stern, president and CEO of Corex Technologies. “We are honored to receive an award from true PDA industry experts that reinforces CardScan’s leadership position as an essential tool for mobile professionals who rely on handheld devices.”

“Corex’s CardScan has played an important role in the handheld computing market”

With a scanning speed of two to three seconds per card, CardScan empowers users to save time and aggravation and make the most of their personal digital assistants. Using CardScan’s color scanner and optical character recognition (OCR) software, business cards are scanned and sorted into an electronic address book on the PC desktop. This valuable information is easily synchronized with PDAs such as Palm(TM), Handspring(TM), Sony(R) CLIE, Psion(R) and Pocket PCs. CardScan also automatically synchronizes with Microsoft(R) Outlook(R) and other popular contact managers or personal information managers.

“Corex’s CardScan has played an important role in the handheld computing market,” said Rich Tehrani, president of TMC and group editor-in-chief of Planet PDA. “We’re proud to recognize their hard work and innovation with a Product of the Year Award for 2002.”

About Corex Technologies

Founded in 1993, Corex Technologies Corporation is a leading provider of contact management and business card scanning solutions designed to reduce corporate clutter and increase productivity. Corex’s award-winning flagship product, CardScan Executive, is a state of the art business card scanner bundled with sophisticated contact management tools, including CardScan.Net and the AccuCard Service. Corex is a privately held company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For additional information, please visit the company’s website at


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