Nuance Communications, Inc. and Seiko Epson Corp. have announced a worldwide strategic partnership to enhance the Epson customer experience by providing Nuance document imaging solutions through Epson resellers.
Under the partnership, Epson will sell Nuance eCopy ShareScan and Equitrac Office/Express software on Epson’s family of inkjet multifunction printers (MFPs), including its high-speed Workforce Enterprise WF-C20590 and LX-10000/7000 series of linehead technology for SMB and Corporate workgroups. Epson will also integrate the Nuance OmniPage SDK into Epson scanning applications for better OCR accuracy when automating customers’ document workflows and will bundle Nuance Power PDF software with select lines of Epson document scanners.
Koichi Kubota, Chief Operating Officer of Epson’s Printing Solutions Operations Division said, “Nuance solutions and global support will allow our customers to optimally and securely manage their document lifecycles. Together with Epson MFPs and scanners, Nuance will help customers gain control over increasingly complicated business processes by streamlining capture workflows and print management to enhance productivity, collaboration and business efficiencies.”
This new partnership is designed to bring together the benefits of Epson printers which include reliability, low running costs, reduced intervention and environmental impact, with the ability to securely control and manage print and capture to enhance productivity while reducing operational expenses.
Nuance solutions to be made available to Epson will include:
Workforce Enterprise/Pro printers: Equitrac Office, Equitrac Express, and eCopy ShareScan.
Document scanners: OmniPage, Power PDF
Chris Strammiello, Vice President of Global Alliances & Strategic Marketing, Nuance Document Imaging added, “Epson stands out in the office market with its inkjet innovation, and adding Nuance software advances their ability to deliver high-quality, high-value and environment friendly customer solutions. With Nuance software, Epson customers can improve document workflows to enhance productivity and create efficiencies. Organisations are also able to gain control of document security to secure protected information against unauthorised access by individuals in and outside of the organisation.”