Epson is targeting paper-intensive organisations in the healthcare, legal and financial sectors with its fastest sheet-fed scanners to date. The WorkForce DS-970 and DS-870 combine 85ppm (170ipm duplex) scanning with advanced job processing features like automatic feed mode for continuous scanning, slow mode for the capture of challenging media, a dirt detection function that warns operators if there is an impaired scan and ultra-sonic double feed detection to prevent data loss. With USB 3 for faster data transfer, they have an improved duty cycle of up to 7,000/9,000 pages per day and the ability to handle media from 27-413gsm and up to 6,096mm in length. Options include ﬂatbed scanning accessories and a network panel for shared use. The WorkForce DS-870 and DS-970 cost £745.80 and £1,014 respectively.