SMA Electronic Document GmbH is a pioneer in analogue and digital large format document management. A groundbreaking concept by the founder Josef Schaut was the start of SMA (formerly known as SMA Schaut GmbH) in the mid of the 1960s. The SMA processor camera was a revolutionary invention by SMA. Some of the leading products by SMA are SCAN MASTER 3, VERSASCAN2550, ROBO SCAN 1 etc. SMA is the only company in the industry that offers a full line of archive writers covering all available ﬁlm formats such as 16 mm, 35 mm and microﬁche. In order to meet the needs of the market better SMA has entered into strategic alliances in the recent years. This includes the nationwide exclusive distribution of the world’s leading on-demand microﬁlm scanner ScanPro and the marketing of the unrivaled high-end scanners from METIS.
- VERSASCAN 2550 A1 Flatbed Scanner
- VERSASCAN 3650 A0 Flatbed Scanner
- VERSASCAN 36100 A0 Flatbed Scanner
- VERSASCAN 4870 2A0 Flatbed Scanner
Manual Book Scanners
- A3 Book Scanner Scan Master 3
- A2 Book Scanner Scan Master 2
- A0 Book Scanner Scan Master 0 3650
- A0 Book Scanner Scan Master 0 4838
- SMA Book Spine AssistA
Robotic book Scanners
- ROBO SCAN V2
- ROBO SCAN 2
- ROBO SCAN 1
- ROBO SCAN 0
ScanPro Microfilm Scanners
- ScanPro 3000
- ScanPro 2200
- Scanpro i9300
- SMA 16 Archive Writer
- SMA 16 Plus Archive Writer
- SMA 35 Plus Archive Writer
- SMA 51 Archive Writer
- SMA 105 Archive Writer
In 2010 SMA introduced the worldwide first A0 flatbed scanner. In the following year the XXL version with a scanning range of double A0 was introduced.
At CeBIT 2014 SMA created a sensation by presenting the world’s first large format robotic book scanner. The invention of the ROBO SCAN 1 – the world’s
first robotic book scanner for originals up to DIN A1 – offers completely new possibilities in book digitalization projects.
Microfilm still plays a very important role at SMA. They are the only company in the industry that offers a full line of archive writers covering all
available film formats such as 16 mm, 35 mm and microfiche. The SMA 51 archive writer is with hundreds of installations by far the most sold product
of its kind and is a household name in most archives and libraries around the world.
In order to meet the needs of the market better SMA has entered into strategic alliances in the recent years. This includes the nationwide exclusive
distribution of the world’s leading on-demand microfilm scanner ScanPro and the marketing of the unrivaled high-end scanners from METIS.
Within the software sector SMA has also made an important partnership. In collaboration with intranda GmbH it is now possible to offer next to the
hardware also software solutions for complex digitization projects.