Canon has just previewed its next-generation office scanning software solution, featuring the eCOPY ShareScan Document Management system from Nuance. The eCopy ShareScan scanning software preview gave a glimpse at some of the more exciting recent advances in paperless electronic document management capabilities and provided vistors to the Canon EXPO with a little sneak peak at some of the innovations we can expect from eCopy ShareScan v.5.0 which will be going on sale later in the year.
About eCopy ShareScan
eCopy ShareScan electronic document management solution is today used by countless organisations of all sizes to replace their existing manual paper processes with automated digital document workflows. By enabling businesses to reduce the paper trail within everyday processes, Canon and Nuance have been able to help many organisations/companies save time and increase their efficiency, transforming piles of paper into more readily accessible digital files. The eCopy ShareScan document management scanning software makes document scannning an absolute doddle. It's simple, straightforward and fast. Once document scanning is complete, the digitized documents may be accessed instantly - for editing, extracting data from digitized forms for accounting systems and also enabling the seamless transfer of office documents into content management systems, enterprising document workflows or for use with other electronic document management applications.
Sam Yoshida from the Imaging Systems Group at Canon has said,
“In combination with the Canon imageRUNNER Advance platform, Nuance eCopy ShareScan provides a powerful document automation software solution, giving businesses the ability to move the document imaging from the centralised production location directly into the hands of the frontline employees. eCopy ShareScan has a vast array of new, productivity-enhancing features that appeal to both office workers and information technology professionals.”
eCopy ShareScan v.5 Document Management Software Innovations
- The eCopy Forms Processing Extender allows organisations to automate the extraction of data from paper forms and automatically incorporate data into Microsoft Excel accounting and other business or document management software.
- The eCopy Connector to Intuit QuickBooks Accounting Software allows users to scan directly from their Canon imageRUNNER Advance devices and to automate data extraction from the scanned document and attach the image simply to the appropriate QuickBooks transaction.
- The eCopy Highlight Extender uses keywords to automatically find and highlight text on a given document, even from within a whole stack. eCopy Highlight Extender is an incredibly useful feature for researchers, marketers, academics as well as those in the legal profession and a very powerful electronic document management solution.
- The inclusion of Nuance OmniPage Optical Character Recognition (OCR) which instantly transforms paper documents into fully formatted and editable Microsoft Word and Excel documents, enables office workers to save even more time. OmniPage Optical Character Recognition (OCR), with its astonishingly high document scanning accuracy rate, ensures an absolute minimum of data is lost during document scanning and by presenting your documents in the most frequently used everyday applications, they're ready to edit, update or complete, from the moment they're saved.
eCopy ShareScan v.5 document scanning software will be available in the fourth quarter of 2010 from all good electronic document management system specialists.