2011-08-18

NewSoft Announces BizCard for Android

Application Enables Android Phone Users to Capture and Manage Business Cards


Fremont, CA – August 18, 2011 – NewSoft, a leading provider of productivity-enhancing software, today announced the availability of Presto! BizCard for Android, a powerful application that enables fast, easy and efficient image capture with business card contact management.


Presto! BizCard Android provides a variety of ways to access contacts. With NewSoft Smart Fit Identification Technology (SFIT) character recognition, all contact information is accessible and interactive from the business card itself. This allows users to make calls, text, browse the web, and map their next action directly from the business card image. BizCard’s intuitive interface stores and manages all the data that is needed from the business card.


“Google’s recent Motorola Mobility announcement is expected to improve the user experience for Android consumers, and we are pleased to further enhance this by bringing BizCard’s advanced business card management capabilities to Android phone users,” says Johnson Yang, general manager of NewSoft America. “Mobile users demand instant access to information at their fingertips, and with BizCard for Android, they no longer need to manually enter contacts into their phone.”


Google’s Android operating system, now the most popular operating system for mobile devices in the world, is used on smartphones, netbooks, tablet computers, Google TV and other mobile devices. Market research firms have pegged Android’s market share forecast for 2011 to be nearly 40 percent.


Connecting Contacts in a Brand New Way
Presto! BizCard for Android provides a quick and convenient way to scan and add business cards directly into an Android phone using the most accurate OCR technology. Users simply take a photo of a business card or obtain an image from a photo library, and BizCard instantly converts it into a contact list. BizCard also enables users to keep a virtual image of any card that is captured or created, and the information can be sent via SMS, E-mail in vCard, plain text or image formats.
NewSoft’s Presto! BizCard for Android is available immediately for $3.99 through Google’s Android market. Visit www.newsoftinc.com/mobile_apps for system requirements and purchasing information.