Microtek International today announced the availability of its new ScanMaker 6800 with integrated Digital ICE for Photo Prints from Applied Science Fiction (ASF). The new scanner also features 48-bit color, 4800 x 2400 dpi optical resolution, FireWire and USB 2.0 connectivity, a built-in 4-inch x 5-inch transparency light plate, and an 8.5-inch x 11-inch scan area. The ScanMaker 6800 will ship mid-November for an estimated retail price of US$399. [Editor’s Note: The US version of the company’s Web site was unavailable at the time of this posting.]