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Epson WorkForce ES-500WR Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2018

Press Release from Epson America, Inc.

LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, a leading provider of digital imaging solutions, today announced its WorkForce® ES-500WR has been named a gold winner for the "Small or Medium Business Product of the Year" category in the Best in Biz Awards. The Best in Biz Awards program honors the best products, innovations, leaders and services in North America and is the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications.

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"It's an honor to be named a gold winner of the Best in Biz Awards and be recognized by industry peers and leaders for our innovative receipt scanning solution," said Dave Hawkes, product manager, Scanners, Epson America. "This award is a testament to Epson's continued commitment to delivering cost-effective solutions that increase productivity for businesses of all sizes."

The WorkForce ES-500WR wireless document scanner was designed for small businesses and home users with a comprehensive set of tools to manage financial files. Equipped with Epson's ScanSmart Accounting Edition Software1, the WorkForce ES-500WR helps users to easily preview, upload, and organize receipts, invoices, financial documents, and more. With advanced document and accounting management tools, premium accounting features2 and two feature-rich software packages, the WorkForce ES-500WR streamlines and simplifies the process of organizing and sharing financial documents.

Additional features include:

  • Wirelessly scan to your smartphone, tablet or computer — plus online cloud storage accounts3; PC and Mac® compatible
  • Powerful software — intuitive Epson ScanSmart Accounting Edition Software1 to preview, email, organize, upload and more
  • Automatic file naming and receipt recognition — smart tools to help save time storing and finding critical data and documents
  • Nuance® Power PDF for Windows and PDF Converter for Mac — create, convert and assemble searchable PDFs; annotate, highlight and redact
  • Compatible with most document management software — TWAIN driver included
  • Easy sharing and collaboration — email or upload to cloud storage services3 such as Dropbox, Evernote® and Google Drive

Each year, Best in Biz Awards' entrants span the spectrum, from some of the most recognizable global brands to the most innovative local start-ups. The 8th annual program proved to be a particularly tough competition, garnering close to 700 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of geographic regions and industries in the U.S. and Canada.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2018, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2018-winners.

About Best in Biz Awards

Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards has made its mark as the only independent business awards program judged each year by a who's who of prominent reporters and editors selected from top-tier publications from North America and around the world. Over the years, Best in Biz Awards judges have ranged from Associated Press to the Wall Street Journal and winners have spanned the spectrum, from blue-chip companies that form the bedrock of the world economy to local companies and some of the most innovative start-ups. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in 70 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and CSR, media, PR and other categories. For more information, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com.

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, watches and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 81,000 employees in 85 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

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: epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/EpsonAmerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).

1 Epson ScanSmart Accounting Edition Software supports Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 8/8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) SP1 and Mac OS X® 10.11.x to macOS® 10.13.x.
2 Requires Epson ScanSmart Accounting Edition Software. Not available for iOS® or Android™ mobile devices.
3 Wirelessly scan to smartphones or tablets (Android/iOS devices) via the Epson DocumentScan App; wirelessly scan to the cloud, PCs or Macs with Epson ScanSmart Accounting Edition Software installed on the connected Windows PC or Mac. Epson ScanSmart Accounting Edition Software supports Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 8/8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) SP1 and Mac OS X® 10.11.x to macOS® 10.14.x.

EPSON and WorkForce are registered trademark and, EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Mac, macOS and OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android and Google Drive are trademarks of Google LLC. Excel and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Nuance is a trademark and/or registered trademark of Nuance Communications, Inc. or its affiliates in the United States and/or 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. Copyright 2018 Epson America, Inc.

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