Nuance and Epson Form Strategic Partnership

Nuance Communications and Seiko Epson Corp have announced a worldwide strategic partnership to provide Nuance document imaging solutions through Epson distributors and resellers

Under the partnership, Epson will sell and distribute Nuance eCopy ShareScan and Equitrac Office/Express software on Epson’s family of inkjet multifunction printers (MFPs). This includes 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.  

“Nuance solutions and global support will allow our customers to optimally and securely manage their document lifecycles,” said Koichi Kubota, chief operating officer of Epson’s Printing Solutions Operations Division.

“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.”

Nuance solutions to be made available to Epson will include: For Workforce Enterprise/Pro printers: Equitrac Office/Express and eCopy ShareScan; For document scanners: The OmniPage Capture SDK and Power PDF software.