updated 09:25 am EST, Tue January 10, 2006
Home Inventory bundle
, offering a complete solution for keeping track of assets and belongings in any home as well as began shipping its Kitchen Companion 100. The complete Home Inventory bundle includes an IntelliScanner personal barcode reader, asset and media tracking software, along with 250 pre-printed barcode tags to place on any object. The IntelliScanner barcode reader can scan retail barcodes (from books, movies, CDs, games, and other items) and pre-printed IntelliScanner Asset Tags: users can print reports, burn detailed information to a CD for insurance purposes, track depreciation, store digital photos, and much more. The included Media Collector software helps organize books, movies, music, and games with barcode technology, filling in virtually of the details automatically. The Home Inventory bundle is now available for $200 (corded USB model) or $300 (featuring Bluetooth wireless technology or PC serial)--before a limited $20 introductory offer discount.
Kitchen companion now shipping
In addition, IntelliScanner said it is now shipping Kitchen Companion 100, the Company's new handheld barcode scanner and software bundle for smart grocery shopping and nutrition/recipe management. Kitchen Companion is powered by an Internet-enabled database of over 300,000 grocery items. Simply scan the barcode on anything as it's thrown away, then download the information like a digital camera for complete details including the name, brand, category, shopping section, and size. Users can print out a categorized shopping list, or send the list to an iPod, Palm, or cell phone.
For power users, Kitchen Companion offers advanced quantity management, scan in/out capabilities, consumption history, physical location tracking, custom searching, dynamic shopping lists, and nutrition information from the USDA.
Kitchen Companion 100 is fully portable with an integrated 500 barcode memory chip, making it easy to scan groceries anywhere and download them to the computer. The scanner is Bluetooth wireless (Mac/PC) or serial (PC only), and is now available for $250 (introductory price through January 13th).