Nuance and Samsung Electronics Extend Strategic Partnership to Encompass Document Imaging Solutions

Samsung embraces Nuance AutoStore, Equitrac Office & Express, and SafeCom solutions in company’s growth plans

BURLINGTON, Mass., – September 29, 2015 – Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced an extension to the strategic partnership with Samsung Electronics to provide Nuance document imaging solutions. Specifically the expansion includes rights for Samsung to sell and distribute Nuance AutoStore, Equitrac Office/Express and SafeCom. In addition, Nuance will provide service and support to qualifying customers. Today Nuance powers the voice experiences across a variety of Samsung devices and consumer electronics, including Samsung's Smart TV and the S-Voice virtual assistant shipping across a range of Samsung's Galaxy smartphones, tablets and smart watches.

“Nuance and Samsung will work together over the next few years to deliver solutions that enable organizations to gain control of their print, capture and workflow environments,” Michael Rich, executive vice president and general manager, Nuance Document Imaging. “Together, we will push into new vertical markets, address security and compliance mandates, and embrace mobile workflows – all while providing enhanced service, support and training to our customers.”

Nuance solutions, available immediately to Samsung’s dealer network, include:

AutoStore

AutoStore is best suited for business processes capture workflows where participants submit documents and data into a predefined workflow. AutoStore provides a unique experience designed with a responsive and intuitive interface for speed in capturing critical document information with as little interaction as possible using real-time connections to business systems for rapid and error free processing.

Equitrac Office/Express

Equitrac® Office gives businesses the flexibility to let users print what they need and when they need it, while reducing the costs and complexities of deploying a print infrastructure. It is the most intelligent way to print – reducing costs, making printing secure and increasing user satisfaction. With Hybrid Print Control™, Equitrac Office delivers organizational versatility and control, and reduces IT complexities by removing dependencies on print servers, print drivers and complex print fleets—all while managing every printed page in an organization. As user requirements for printing change and IT infrastructure evolves, Equitrac Office lets you easily adapt to these changes with a unique choice of how to deploy printing – using print servers, direct IP printing or a hybrid model that includes both. This allows you to tailor your print environment according to the specific needs of your users and business.

Equitrac® Express gives IT administrators the flexibility to let students, faculty and staff print what they need and when they need it, wherever they are located. At the same time, it helps to reduce total print output and costs, accurately allocate print costs, implement print quotas, and enable guest printing through pay-for-print.

SafeCom

Nuance SafeCom solutions are known for their leadership in offering companies a better way to manage and optimize their printing services. With Nuance SafeCom Smart Printing™ companies all over the world are cutting costs, increasing efficiency, boosting security, reducing waste, and protecting the environment. Nuance SafeCom Smart Printing™ solutions work with nearly all types of printers, copiers and multi-function devices.

“Nuance’s products have established their reputation in the most challenging enterprise environments, and organizations of all sizes, demonstrating their value to Samsung, our partners and customers,” said David SW Song, Senior Vice President of Printing Solutions Business at Samsung Electronics. “The printing business is placing more and more emphasis on comprehensive solutions, including imaging and security software. Current changes in the market are the reason why we’re strengthening our partnership with Nuance, to provide improved internal software and solution technology to our customers.”

Nuance Document Imaging provides the software solutions and expertise required by professionals and organizations to gain optimal control of their document and information processes. The company’s expansive portfolio enables strict compliance with information security policies and regulations organizations face, reducing risk and assuring employees they have complete control over their documents and information. The comprehensive suite of leading edge solutions enables organizations to streamline and eliminate gaps across the full spectrum of workflows spanning the lifecycle of their documents from origin to archiving. Nuance’s cross-platform compatibility provides seamless deployment across MFPs, printers, desktops, and mobile devices for IT administrators, while the consistent, familiar and intuitive user-experience delivers more efficient and natural interactions with the technologies used to create, capture, and process documents.