The Neat® Company Adds New Cloud and Mobile Services to its Market-Leading Digital Filing System
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Showstoppers @ CES – The Neat® Company, the leader in digital filing systems for the home and small business, today announced that it will be introducing cloud and mobile services. Later this spring, The Neat Company will add NeatCloud(TM) and NeatMobile(TM) to the company’s popular software and scanning solutions, NeatDesk® and NeatReceipts®, to create the most comprehensive digital filing system available to individuals and small businesses.
With over one million units sold, the Neat digital filing system simplifies how people work and live by helping them organize, access and transform the information that is important to them. Neat’s software allows users to easily organize their important information by leveraging optical character recognition (OCR) technology and patented parsing capabilities.
The release of NeatCloud and NeatMobile will extend Neat’s unique capabilities beyond the desktop. Using any internet browser, Neat’s customers will be able to easily access and share the information in their existing Neat digital filing systems, users will also be able to capture documents, receipts or business cards by using a mobile device.
“The addition of Neat’s cloud and mobile products represents an inflection point for the digital filing system marketplace,” explains Kevin Garton, chief marketing officer for The Neat Company. “Never before have all these capabilities been available in a single, intuitive solution. For a decade, Neat has set the standard for streamlining home and business document organization and management. Adding anywhere acquisition and access to Neat’s dependable digital filing system, takes organization to a new level.”
The Neat Company will preview the new offerings throughout CES 2012 and during Showstoppers at CES on January 10(th), at the Wynn Hotel Lafite Ballroom, tables G1 & G2. Demonstrations of Neat’s new and existing digital filing system capabilities will be available, including:
Neat Software Platform for PC and Mac – Neat software uses optical character recognition (OCR) and parsing technology that understands words and items from paper or electronic files. In addition to organizing and locating documents, Neat’s software extracts pieces of data from documents and accurately parses it for other uses such as contact lists, expense reports, budget analysis and tax prep.
Note: Released in late 2011, Neat 5 for PC features a redesigned user interface that provides intuitive and comprehensive navigation. A new folder tree design employs recognizable visual structure for improved organization capabilities, while performance optimizations slash folder image and textual processing times for the fastest experience yet. Additional features include: advanced reporting functionalities, expanded importing capabilities, and increased optical character recognition (OCR) and parsing accuracy. The Neat Company plans to announce the next major upgrade for Mac users in spring 2012.
NeatCloud – NeatCloud is designed and engineered to provide users with their own customized cloud-based information ecosystem. Accessing important information is now quicker and easier than ever before. NeatCloud provides backup and automatically syncs with Neat’s software to provide users with seamless, unfettered access to their information.
NeatMobile – NeatMobile will allow customers to use their smartphones to capture and store information to their Neat digital filing systems. The application will be available for iPhone, iPad and Android operating systems. Additionally, users will be able to access, share, and sync this information with a NeatCloud account.
NeatDesk – A high-speed desktop scanner and digital filing system, the NeatDesk quickly turns paper into organized, digital files. More than just a great scanner, NeatDesk also includes Neat 5 software to identify and extract key information from paper files, and then automatically organizes it in the easy to use database.
NeatReceipts – Weighing in at less than one pound and powered by USB, NeatReceipts is perfect for on the road, business, or home. The portable scanner and digital filing system helps users manage all of their paperwork on their computer – wherever they happen to be.
General availability of the NeatCloud and NeatMobile products is anticipated in spring 2012. The subscription pricing model for these new offerings will be announced at that time.
The Neat Company’s solutions can be purchased online at Neat.com, Apple.com and Amazon.com. They are also available through retailers such as OfficeMax, Staples, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond and Office Depot.
About Digital Filing Systems
A digital filing system is a computer and/or cloud-based repository where important documents and information can be safely stored, organized and easily retrieved and shared. The information can originate from analog (paper) or digital formats (PDF, JPEG, etc.) and be placed in the digital filing system by scanning, emailing, mobile device image capture or uploading.
About The Neat Company
The Neat® Company has created a new way for small businesses and consumers to transform the documents that are important to them into useable digital information. We manufacture and market a unique combination of software and hardware scanning solutions. These solutions employ optical character recognition (OCR) and patented parsing technology to read information on receipts, business cards and documents–extracting data from both paper and digital sources so it can be used to easily create expense reports, complete tax forms, populate contact databases and track spending.
The Neat Company also enables our customers to build their own digital filing system. This creates one centralized location where they can go to organize, find and share all of their important documents and files.
Founded in 2002, The Neat Company is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa. For more information, please visit www.neat.com.
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