Brother International Corp. has launched the ImageCenter ADS-1500W, the flagship model in their new series of compact scanners for small office/home office (SOHO) and small business users.

The ADS-1500W has a compact footprint of 11.2 inches wide and 4.1 inches deep. Scanning features include simplex/duplex color scan speeds of up to 18 ppm (pages per minute), a 20-sheet capacity auto document feeder, and web connectivity. The ADS-1500W is compatible with Mac OS X, Windows and Linux systems.

The ADS-1500W also includes new BR-Receipts software that enables users to scan receipts and then export receipt data to Microsoft Excel, Quickbooks software or Quicken software. In addition to the flagship model ADS-1500W (US$299),7 Brother will be also introducing the ADS-1000W ($249).7 Both are scheduled for release later this month. Go to for more info.