Nuance Delivers Industry Leading Print and Scan Solutions to Ricoh A4-class Multi-Function Products
Enables Organizations to Drive Nuance-Driven Productivity and ROI Benefits Throughout Mixed A3 and A4 Environments
BURLINGTON, Mass., – August 6, 2013 – Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, today announced Equitrac Office™ , Equitrac Express™ and eCopy® ShareScan® are now available to run as embedded applications on A4-class multi-function printers (MFPs) from Ricoh Americas Corporation.
The announcement marks the availability of an industry leading, print-and-scan solution with embedded support for compact and affordable A4 MFPs, with the newest releases of Ricoh Print & Copy Control™ (PCC) 4.2 for Equitrac Office and Equitrac Express and eCopy ShareScan 5.1. The Nuance software enables enterprises to have a common print and scan management platform for mixed-fleet environments, including A3 and A4 MFPs, utilizing the same user interface and benefiting from centralized deployment and management.
“Ricoh is dedicated to delivering solutions that maximize convenience and security with intuitive printing and scanning capabilities to the growing A4-class MFP market,” said Jay Dizzine, Vice President, Technology Marketing for Ricoh Americas Corporation. “Bringing Nuance’s world-class software to Ricoh MFPs provides our customers with secure print and scan solutions to automate and optimize their document processes.”
By using Equitrac and eCopy software, organizations can add significant value to their Ricoh MFP investments by controlling user access, tracking device usage and costs in detail, and providing seamless access to both print and scan activities at the MFP. Users can access Equitrac and eCopy features – such as user authentication, print management, and secure print and scanning – through a single MFP interface, including on Ricoh’s new A4 devices such as MP301 and MPC305.
“Organizations are looking to bring the most cost-effective and environmentally responsible multi-function printers into the workplace, and require software solutions compatible with existing fleets and adaptable to changing business needs,” said Michael Rich, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Nuance’s Document Imaging Division. “As a Ricoh Premier Partner, Nuance Document Imaging is committed to providing Ricoh customers the market-leading print management and scanning software they need to maximize productivity in their enterprises.”
eCopy ShareScan is the world’s best-selling document scanning and workflow solution for networked multifunction printers (MFPs) and scanners. Nuance recently released a new version of the software, which enhances the ease and flexibility of installing, deploying and using eCopy ShareScan for Nuance partners and customers. The new release includes improvements to Nuance’s market-leading OmniPage OCR technology for faster, more accurate conversion of documents from paper to digital. Paper can be converted with the highest level of accuracy into fully formatted Microsoft Word and Excel documents, as well as searchable PDF files.
Equitrac Office and Equitrac Express print management software provides organizations with control over output activity. By enforcing duplex printing rules, the software can often reduce total print volume in an organization by nearly 50 percent in the first year. With reductions of that magnitude, the software quickly pays for itself. The products also support greater mobility and reduce paper waste with Follow-You Printing®, which releases print jobs at any MFP and automatically deletes print jobs that are not picked up.
Nuance Equitrac and eCopy solutions for Ricoh MFPs are available worldwide through authorized Ricoh resellers. For additional information on features and pricing, please visit ricoh-usa.com.
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2013, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,924 billion yen (approx. 20 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
For further information, please visit http://www.ricoh.com/about/.
About Nuance Communications, Inc
Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven applications. For more information, please visit www.nuance.com.
Trademark reference: Nuance, the Nuance logo, Equitrac Office, Equitrac Express, OmniPage and eCopy ShareScan are registered trademarks or trademarks of Nuance Communications, Inc. or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other company names or product names referenced herein may be the property of their respective owners.