Epson has launched four new compact desktop scanners, the Epson DS-C330, DS-C490, ES-C320W and the ES-C380W to support the digitalisation process and address new office challenges triggered by hybrid working – in particular shared workspaces, smaller offices and reduced desk space.
These new scanners significantly reduce demands on desk space and allow users the versatility to choose the most suitable media path. Using a simple lever feature, these scanners can easily transition from a U-turn media path to a straight path delivering more flexible media handling to support a wider range of documents; from passports to long-form paper formats at speeds ranging from 30 – 40 ppm depending on model.
Nicola Williams, scan sales manager at Epson UK, said: “Epson is well known for innovations that address customer challenges, and these new products are no different. The unique versatility of these scanners – allowing users to adjust the media path to support a wide variety of media and job types, while also significantly reducing space requirement – means even in hybrid and shared environments where desk space is under pressure, users can easily accommodate and access a high-quality scan solution to support a digitalised workflow.”
Wireless scanning is possible on the ES-C320W and the ES-C380W, and the inclusion of Epson ScanWay with the ES-C380W means users can use the product as a stand-alone solution, progressing scan and selecting workflows from the product’s touchscreen panel, removing the need for a PC. Users can scan to popular cloud-based services including OneDrive, Sharepoint online and Microsoft Teams using Epson Connect.
All models include a range of image and text enhancement technologies including OCR (optical character recognition) processing, features to protect documents and to simplify destination or workflow selection.
As an organisation Epson places great weight on addressing sustainability concerns and has committed to using up to 30% recycled plastic content within these products. This is an incremental step towards its strategic goal of being underground resource free by 2050.