Microtek, a leading manufacturer of film and flatbed scanners, has announced that it will stop selling its products in North America to develop "an exclusive emphasis on developing OEM relationships and vertical market opportunities."
Among the landmarks claimed by Microtek:
- First affordable black-and-white scanner equipped with complete set of desktop publishing tools
- First affordable grayscale flatbed scanner
- First affordable film scanner
- First affordable color flatbed scanner
- First 36-bit color flatbed scanner
- First stand-alone scanning appliance
- First to introduce emulsion-direct scanning technology for glassless film scanning with a flatbed scanner
- First flatbed scanner with integrated DIGITAL ICE Photo Print Technology
More information here.
Mike (Thanks to Oren)