Epson has launched the WorkForce ES-500WR document scanner bundled with two software packages, ScanSmart Accounting Edition and the Nuance Power PDF.  For small business and home users, the scanner is designed to streamline the organising and sharing of financial documents.

The ScanSmart Accounting Edition Software easily preview, email, upload and organise receipts, invoices, financial documents and more. The receipt manager function automatically extracts data from receipts and invoices and exports to QuickBooks Online or Excel, saving time and eliminating the need for manual entry.

The Nuance Power PDF software for Windows and PDF Converter for Mac, allows users to create, convert and assemble searchable PDFs, as well as annotate, highlight and redact.

The scanner also includes TWAIN drivers for simple integration with virtually any document management software, enabling users to save time by directly scanning files into their existing workflow.

Epson has also introduced standard edition ScanSmart software which makes it easy for users to scan, organise, email and upload important documents to popular cloud services. The ES-500WR RRP is $699.