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New CardScan 1.5 Software Brings Business Networking to a Higher Level

CardScan Executive for Mac 1.5 Software makes paper business cards relevant in the digital age by optimizing speed, ease and accuracy

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – May 14, 2009 – Leading business card reader, CardScan Executive for Mac, is now better equipped to keep up with the most seasoned networking professional. Starting today, users can visit for a free download of new CardScan Executive for Mac 1.5 software, which will be included with product soon. The new software will provide system upgrades that enhance speed and ease of use for the popular CardScan Executive for Mac product, which hit shelves in October 2008.

“Whether it’s networking for new business and customers or for a job, CardScan software is the perfect tool for keeping contacts organized and ready for action,” said Jane Lloyd. Sr. Manager, Product Marketing, CardScan. “With the economy down, we knew the time was right for us to help customers by rolling out new and improved software that makes face-to-face networking easy. It’s simple - CardScan software turns contacts into customers and business cards into business.”  

CardScan, a leading provider of contact management systems, takes the work out of networking by connecting directly to a PC or Mac via USB and scanning business card information directly into the user’s computer. CardScan software helps keep all business contacts under one roof by allowing the user to capture and convert information into a digital database – and independent tests prove CardScan scanners are the most accurate of all leading business card readers.

New features found in the 1.5 software further optimize the CardScan Executive for Mac user experience by:

  • helping eliminate duplicates
  • allowing users to export contacts directly to a spreadsheet
  • letting users “drag and drop” from emails and electronic communications for easy editing
  • scanning faster
  • processing information more accurately  
  • supporting CardScan At Your Service, which provides secure online access and backup for your contact information

Now more than ever, companies and individuals alike are coming up with smart ways to proactively stave off the economic slump. Rather than searching for new and often costly solutions, many workers are turning to good old-fashioned face-to-face business networking.

CardScan Executive for Mac is available now at as well through select Apple stores, and other resellers. The system is $259.99 for one user.

About Newell Rubbermaid Technology Global Business Solutions
In a world that demands greater productivity and measures it at every opportunity, Newell Rubbermaid’s global technology solutions provide businesses, educational institutions, and consumers with innovative and easy ways to share, manage and organize information with improved efficiency and satisfaction. Our global technology brands are organized into four solutions:

  • DYMO® Printing and Labeling Solutions are comprised of DYMO label makers and label printers, postage printing and CD/DVD printing solutions (
  • CardScan® Contact Management Solutions are comprised of CardScan business card scanners and contact management software featuring CardScan At Your Service™ (, and DYMO File™ software for document scanning into digital files (
  • Endicia® Internet Postage Solutions are comprised of Endicia online shipping and mailing solutions ( as well as customized postage solutions (  
  • mimio® Interactive Teaching Solutions are comprised of mimio interactive whiteboard technology, digital ink recorders and student response systems (

These global technology brands complement the growing family of leading Newell Rubbermaid brands including Calphalon®, EXPO®, Goody®, Graco®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Paper Mate®, Parker®, Rolodex®, Rubbermaid®, Sharpie® and Waterman®.