IDEAL and Contex Partner to Provide Low Cost Green, Paperless Workflow within the Construction Industry

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Rockville, MD, September 22, 2009 -- IDEAL , developer of large format document management software, including web-based subscription and enterprise solutions for architects, engineers and construction, and Contex, the world-leading developer of wide format scanning and imaging solutions, announced today that the companies' combined solutions promote green, paperless workflow within the construction industry. IDEALscanroom.com, an affordable subscription planroom designed for contractor control, and Contex's new XD2490 fast, low-cost scanner provide architects, engineers and construction personnel with the first affordable way to scan and communicate drawing changes directly from the field.

IDEAL, developer of large format document management software, including web-based subscription and enterprise solutions for architects, engineers and construction, and Contex, the world-leading developer of wide format scanning and imaging solutions, announced today that the companies' combined solutions promote green, paperless workflow within the construction industry.

IDEALscanroom.com, an affordable subscription planroom designed for contractor control, and Contex's new XD2490 fast, low-cost scanner provide architects, engineers and construction personnel with the first affordable way to scan and communicate drawing changes directly from the field. The XD2490 scanner and IDEALscanroom can help businesses improve efficiency, reduce costly delays and mistakes and offer greater service to their customer groups. Users can mark-up drawings, then quickly and easily scan the marked-up drawings with Contex's XD2490 wide-format scanner, upload to IDEALscanroom and immediately make the drawing change available to authorized team members. IDEALscanroom can also be used to archive scanned drawings. Contex's Energy StarXD2490 scanner and IDEALscanroom online solution make green, paperless construction communication a reality.

IDEALscanroom.com is based on IDEAL's patented planroom technology and is available on a subscription basis, starting at $90/month.     It incorporates all of the familiar features of IDEAL's planrooms, including bid management, email notifications, redlining, archiving of as-built drawings, and, new in IDEALscanroom, the ability for contractors to create a revenue center, by offering permission-based chargeable digital downloads.

Contex's XD2490 is a revolutionary new 24" wide-format scanner with a list price under $4,000. It is rugged enough for the construction site and small enough to be portable. Its CIS technology ensures stability during transportation. With 1200 dpi resolution, it provides excellent image quality. IDEALscanroom and Contex's XD2490 scanner provide an economical, efficient and environmentally friendly way to communicate drawing changes.

Information on Contex scanners is available from authorized Contex resellers, who can be contacted for pricing information and promotional offers, or contact SalesAmericas(at)contex.com. To schedule an online demonstration or for more information on IDEALScanroom, contactsales(at)ideal.com.

About IDEAL
IDEAL.com provides a wide range of large format scanning, printing, indexing, archiving, converting and editing services for the AEC, GIS and Reprographics and other markets. IDEAL's Document Management Solutions, including IDEALscanoom, offer customers a secure, web-based centralized location to archive scanned drawings, participate in bid opportunities and provide digital downloads. For more information on IDEAL products and services, call 301-468-2050 or visit http://www.ideal.com.

About Contex
Contex is the world's largest producer of large format imaging solutions, leading the market with constant innovation and technology development. Focused on providing the best image quality possible, Contex is the preferred supplier of scanning technology to the large format market. Contex's scanning solutions are supported by advanced scan and copy software applications - giving customers a full range of solutions for image capturing. Sold in over 80 countries worldwide, Contex products are praised for their reliability, value and performance. For more information, please visit http://www.contex.com.

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