*As of February 1, 2010 Bell & Howell is now
owned by Kodak. All the Bell & Howell scanners and parts will become integrated into the
Kodak name with a Kodak part number.
The 8100 Duplex Scanner has a number of
cutting-edge image enhancement technologies working in conjunction to achieve
unprecedented clarity and greater productivity. At the heart of the system is
Bell&Howell's Adaptive Contrast Enhancement (ACE) system. Simply put, ACE
improves what you want to see, and suppresses what you don't. The result is
images better than the original. VirtualReScan(VRS) is a powerful combination of
hardware and software that takes the guesswork out of scanner settings. An
"intelligent monitoring agent" checks image quality and rejects documents that
fall below preset quality levels. In addition, VRS automatically recovers from
many common problems, such as multifeeds, paper jams and out-of-paper errors.
This means scanner operators can work more efficiently, which ultimately boosts