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Epson Adds Wireless Scanning to Professional Sheetfed Document Scanner Portfolio

Epson WorkForce DS-560 Scans Wirelessly Direct to Tablets, Smartphones; and Through PCs and Macs to Popular Cloud Services

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, a leading provider of exceptional performing business imaging solutions, expands its lineup of professional-grade scanners with the WorkForce® DS-560, its first wireless sheetfed scanner.  The WorkForce DS-560 enables businesses to increase productivity and efficiency with Wi-Fi™ connectivity offering point-to-point scanning directly to smartphones, tablets, PCs, or Macs. It also includes a range of features such as fast scan speeds, one-pass double-sided scanning and a robust software package.

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"Epson document imaging solutions allow users to be more efficient and productive, and we've taken that one step further to address the needs of businesses that rely on mobile solutions to gain instant access to information," said Mark Pickard, senior product manager, Document Scanners, Epson America, Inc. "The WorkForce DS-560 makes it easier for customers to capture critical data and have it immediately available, whether on a tablet, smartphone, PC, or Mac."

Save Time and Increase Efficiency
A step-up from the recently introduced WorkForce® DS-510, the WorkForce DS-560 document scanner offers a wide range of features that allow employees to be productive. In addition to its ability to scan to popular cloud services, the WorkForce DS-560 allows users to scan directly to a mobile device, ideal for employees working remotely or in the field yet requiring instant access to critical documents. For increased flexibility, users can upload scans to their cloud service of choice, such as Google Docs™ or Evernote®, directly from their mobile device.

The WorkForce DS-560 delivers scan speeds of up to 26 ppm/52 ipm1 at 300 dpi, and can scan both sides of one sheet in just one pass, as well as a stack of up to 50 pages with its built-in Automatic Document Feeder (ADF). It is also equipped with ultrasonic double-feed detection technology, which senses if more than a single page has been fed, and automatically stops the feeding to avoid missing pages or jamming.

The WorkForce DS-560 allows for seamless integration into third-party software, including custom content management systems, with the availability of TWAIN and ISIS drivers. Businesses can also leverage networking capabilities using an optional network module2 (sold separately) to support up to 100 workstations with full scanner functionality.

The WorkForce DS-560 is easily integratable into nearly any workplace with both TWAIN and ISIS drivers available, making it compatible with most existing office software.

Additional features of the WorkForce DS-560 include:

  • Compact Design: 6.1" x 11.7" x 6" (HWD); compact enough for any office environment
  • Versatile Paper Handling: From rigid ID and business cards to documents up to 36 inches; folded pages without using a carrier sheet
  • Advanced Color and Image Adjustments: Color Enhance to capture specific and continuously variable colors from the original document before converting to black-and-white; and Color Dropout removes any color from the scanned image
  • Robust Duty Cycle – Up to 3,000 sheets per day
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Software – Converts scanned documents to editable text
  • Eco Features – Scanner is both RoHS compliant and recyclable3

Availability and Support
The Epson WorkForce DS-560 ($449 MSRP) will be available in March through major retailers and distributors. The scanner features a one-year limited warranty, along with optional extended warranties and overnight exchange programs. For more information about Epson scanners visit www.epson.com.

About Epson

Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson's regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com.

You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EpsonAmerica), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonTV).

Note: EPSON and WorkForce are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U. S. and other countries. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

1 Based on letter-sized scans at 300 dpi in Black-and-white, Grayscale or Color mode.
2 With Document Capture Pro installed on the connected Windows PC or Mac
3 See our website for convenient and reasonable recycling options at www.epson.com/recycle

SOURCE Epson America, Inc.

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