Plustek Technology ( has announced the new SmartOffice PL1530 scanner, Plustek’s newest ADF scanner with an integral flatbed. It will go on sale next month with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$349.

The SmartOffice PL1530 features two USB ports that allow the scanner to be shared between two computers for business users who want to save money and space. It’s bundled with business card reading software and a suite of document management and scanning applications.

Documents can be scanned with the flatbed or ADF and sent to either computer with the press of a button. Multi-page documents can be scanned on both sides to be processed into electronic searchable PDF files.