LONG BEACH, Calif. – Feb. 25, 2020 – Epson America, a leading provider of digital imaging solutions, today announced Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Laboratory, the leading independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware and services, has presented both the Epson DS-970 and DS-870 color duplex document scanners with a Buyers Lab Certificate of Reliability. The document scanners proved to be highly reliable when subjected to Buyers Lab durability tests.


Buyers Lab recognized the DS-970 and DS-870 for delivering “very good” value for workgroups and highlighted the scanners for excellent reliability, robust software bundles, media handling capabilities, and fast scan speeds.


“The Epson DS-970/870 provides paper-intensive businesses with a high-speed, cost-effective on-ramp to digital business solutions,” said Lee Davis, senior editor of scanner analysis & software evaluation at Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab.


“We are proud to be recognized by the industry experts at BLI for our commitment to delivering the most reliable and high-quality document scanning solutions,” said Carrie Fox, group product manager, Scanners, Epson America. “Year after year, Epson continues to innovate and expand its award-winning scanner portfolio to improve productivity and efficiency and streamline workflow for busy and high-volume workgroups.”


More about the DS-970 and DS-870:

The DS-970 and DS-870 color duplex document scanners were designed for busy and high-volume workgroups, offering speeds of 85 ppm/170 ipm1 (DS-970) and 65 ppm/130 ipm1 (DS-870). Featuring a 100-page Automatic Document Feeder for high-volume batch scanning and TWAIN and ISIS® drivers for seamless integration with existing third-party document management software, the scanners help professionals easily scan, organize and upload a variety of documents. The document scanners are backed by an industry-leading 3-year limited warranty with an Advance Exchange program featuring free Next-Business-Day shipping.2



The Epson DS-970 (MSRP $1,499), and DS-870 (MSRP $999) are available through authorized CaptureProSM resellers. For more information on the Epson’s commercial document scanners, visit https://epson.com/document-scanners-for-business.


About Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Laboratory

Keypoint Intelligence is a one-stop shop for the digital imaging industry. With our unparalleled tools and unmatched depth of knowledge, we cut through the noise of data to offer clients the unbiased insights and responsive tools they need in those mission-critical moments that define their products and empower their sales.


For over 50 years, Buyers Lab has been the global document imaging industry’s resource for unbiased and reliable information, test data, and competitive selling tools. What started out as a consumer-based publication about office equipment has become an all-encompassing industry resource. In a landscape that’s ever evolving, we change with it.


About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to becoming indispensable to society by connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. The company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics, and is underpinned by original microdevices. Epson is proud of its contributions to realizing a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realizing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.


Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than U.S. $10 billion. 


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).

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1 Based on letter-sized scans at 300 dpi in Black-and-White, Grayscale or Color Mode.

2 For more information, go to www.epson.com/3yearscannerwarranty. Subject to limited warranty terms and conditions. Expedited shipping not available in all areas. Road Service orders must be in by 3 p.m. Eastern Time for Next-Business-Day delivery.

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