How to Quickly Use the Xerox Summarizer App

Submitted by Keith Metzler on Fri, 04/12/2024 - 09:00


In today's digital landscape, businesses constantly seek innovative ways to enhance productivity and reduce operational costs. The Xerox Summarizer App, available through the Xerox App Gallery, is a game-changer in this regard. But how does it work, and what sets it apart from other document management solutions?

To shed light on this cutting-edge technology, Strategic Technology Partners of Texas (STPT) is here to provide expert insights. As longstanding partners with Xerox for over 35 years, we possess in-depth knowledge of all Xerox products and services, including the Summarizer App.

Moreover, our resident expert, Keith, a seasoned Xerox partner with years of experience utilizing Xerox apps and technology, will guide you through the ins and outs of this powerful tool.

The Xerox Summarizer App simplifies document summarization with remarkable precision and efficiency. Whether you're dealing with lengthy reports, research papers, or legal documents, this app streamlines the process, saving you valuable time and effort.

This app is available on all VersaLink and AltaLink printers with ConnectKey technology.

Now, let's dive into how this app works. Once you've got it installed, you’re ready to revolutionize your document management game.

Step 1: Load Paper into Document Feeder

First, Load your paper into the document feeder.

Xerox partner loads paper into document feeder for Summarizer App


Step 2: Open the Xerox Summarizer App

Then, open the Xerox Summarizer App.

Xerox partner opens the Summarizer App


Step 3: Select Summarization Type

Tap on “Summarization Type” to view your options.

Xerox partner taps on "Summarization Type" on Summarizer App

The Xerox Summarizer App offers two primary types of summarizations: extractive and abstractive.

Choose your preferred summarization type, whether extractive or abstractive, depending on your needs and preferences.

Xerox partner selects a summarization type on Summarizer App


Here’s a quick definition of both types of summaries:

  • Extractive: Reduces the length of your original documents without losing key points. Can be used on documents in over 175 languages.
  • Abstractive: Provides a short and concise interpretation of your original documents using AI technology. It is only available for English-language documents.


Step 4: Select Percentage

Next, tap the “Summarization Length” button to select the percentage of the original document length you'd like your summary to be. Whether it's 5%, 10%, or any other percentage, the app tailors the summary to your specifications.

Xerox partner selects summarization length or percentage of original document length on the Summarizer App


Step 5: Select Domain

Tap on “Domain” to see your options. You can tailor your summary even further by selecting the domain or “language” you prefer. Whether it's legal, healthcare, education, or any other domain, the app adapts the summary to suit your requirements.

Xerox partner selects Domain option on the Summarizer App


Step 6: Select Preview

Tap the “Preview” button to get a look at your summarized document.

Xerox partner taps "Preview" to view preview of summary on Summarizer App

You can also select your scanning preferences, including one-sided or two-sided scanning, and whether you want the original size or not. Then, select to print or email your results. In this case, Keith has picked the “Print Results” option.

Xerox partner selects output & delivery preferences on Summarizer App


Step 7: Continue to Print

Once you're satisfied with the preview, it's time to proceed. Hit the continue button, and the app will start scanning your document. After processing the information, you will be presented with a concise summary that captures the essence of the original document.

Xerox partner prints document on Summarizer App

And there you have it, folks!

With the Xerox Summarizer App, document management has never been easier. Say goodbye to lengthy, time-consuming reading sessions and hello to concise, tailored summaries that capture the essence of any document.

This app is worth a try whether you're a student, a professional, or anyone looking for efficient document management.

Pricing of Summarizer App

Depending on whether you choose Extractive or Abstractive summarization, the Summarizer app will charge you per page.

It costs one credit per page for extractive summaries and two credits per page for abstractive summaries. You can purchase credits at the following price points:

  • 250 credits for $49
  • 1,000 credits for $159
  • 5,000 credits for $659

Always make sure to budget effectively before investing in any applications that coincide with your machine(s). If you want any other suggestions on other effective apps your business can benefit from, we have other articles you can read:

How STPT Can Help You Improve Productivity

At STPT, we understand the importance of leveraging technology to maximize efficiency. Tools like the Xerox Summarizer App can streamline businesses' document management processes, freeing up valuable time for other critical tasks.

Embracing technology is key to unlocking your printer's full potential. With apps like the Xerox Summarizer App, you can simplify document management, increase productivity, and stay ahead in today's competitive landscape.

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