BETHESDA, Md., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- dtSearch, a leading provider of
Web-based, end-user, enterprise and developer text search products, and Sharp
Electronics Corp., a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing office
equipment, today announced the integration of the dtSearch Text Retrieval
Engine's full-text searching into the latest Sharpdesk release. Sharpdesk
3.0 personal document management software enables users to manage and now
search for their business documents, regardless of whether the files are
scanned from hardcopy or created electronically.
Through one intuitive interface, Sharpdesk users can streamline workflow
with a collection of easy-to-use, integrated tools. Documents can be viewed,
edited, organized, filed, printed or distributed through a simple drag-and-
drop interface. Using the Composer feature, users can produce, print or email
integrated reports and proposals composed of different file types.
Ten licenses of Sharpdesk are included with Sharp's Scanning option for
the full range of Sharp network-connected multifunctional
copier/printer/scanners/faxes. A single user version of Sharpdesk is also
bundled with some entry level Sharp MFPs shipped through retail channels.
This enables Sharp to provide a comprehensive industry leading scanning
The latest version of Sharpdesk incorporates the dtSearch Text Retrieval
Engine for file search and retrieval. The dtSearch Engine provides instant
full-text and fielded text search options for maximum precision searching of
all major files types, including 'Office' formats, HTML, and PDF. Through
integration with the Sharpdesk OCR engine, users can also perform full-text
searches on scanned TIFF files. A user simply enters a keyword and/or other
file property and the dtSearch Engine enables Sharpdesk to retrieve all
relevant images and links, displaying the documents in either thumbnail or
Sharp Laboratories of America is the Sharp R&D organization that develops
Sharpdesk. Jack Van Oosterhout, Vice President of Digital Imaging Systems,
said, "Sharpdesk users asked us to incorporate a reliable, easy-to-use search
function within the application. We carefully evaluated potential suppliers
and have been extremely pleased by the quality and capabilities of the
"We are very excited about this integration," said David Thede, President
of dtSearch Corp. "The latest release of Sharpdesk will be a major boon for
any company setting up a paperless office. For companies that already have a
paperless office started, this will result in even greater workflow
For additional information on Sharp Electronics Corp. or Sharp
Laboratories, please visit www.sharp-usa.com or www.sharplabs.com . For
additional information about dtSearch, please visit www.dtsearch.com , email
firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 1-800-IT-FINDS.
About Sharp Electronics Corp.
Sharp Electronics Corporation is the Mahwah, N.J.-based marketing and
sales subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation, a worldwide developer of the
core technologies that are integral to shaping the next generation of home
entertainment products, appliances, networked, multi-functional office
solutions and mobile communication and information tools. Leading brands
include AQUOS(TM) Liquid Crystal Televisions, 1-Bit(TM) audio products, the
SharpVision(R) line of projection products, Viewcam(R) camcorders, Sharp
Carousel(R) microwaves, Imager(tm) digital multi-functional systems, the
Notevision(R) line of multi-media projectors, and the Zaurus(TM) Personal
Mobile Tool. Sharp Electronics Corporation employs approximately 2,000 people
throughout the U.S. supporting more than 50 product lines
About Sharp Laboratories of America
Sharp Laboratories of America focuses on leading-edge information
processing technology, such as the fusion of images, telecommunications and
data to provide personal, interactive access to information. Departments
center on Digital Video, Digital Imaging, Multimedia Communications,
Information Systems Technologies, IC Process Technology and LCD Process
Technology, supported by Liaison and Business Development functions.
About dtSearch Corp.
The Smart Choice for Text Retrieval(R) since 1991, the dtSearch product
line consists of dtSearch Desktop, Spider, Network, Web, Publish, and Text
Retrieval Engine. The products instantly search gigabytes of text across a
desktop, network, Internet or Intranet site. The products also serve as tools
for publishing, with instant searching, large document collections to Web
sites or CD/DVDs.
SOURCE dtSearch Corp.