Panasonic Scanners Receive Top Honors from Buyers Laboratory LLC

  Panasonic Scanners Receive Top Honors from Buyers Laboratory LLC

  Buyers Laboratory LLC Recognizes Panasonic’s Document Management Solutions
   with Accolades, Validates Company’s Commitment to Deliver High Quality,
                          Industry Leading Products

Business Wire

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- April 15, 2013

Panasonic, a provider ofindustry leading document management and imaging
solutions, announced today a host of accolades for its document scanners and
Image Capture Plus software from Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI), a leading
authority and provider of critical intelligence on the imaging industry. BLI
honored the KV-S1026C and KV-S1015C personal desktop scanners with its coveted
“highly recommended” rating, along with a certificate of reliability.
Additionally, the Panasonic KV-S1046C series received BLI’s Winter 2013 “Pick”
award for “Outstanding Mid-Level A4 Workgroup Scanner.”

According to BLI, a device with a “Highly Recommended” rating displays
outstanding overall performance during testing. The Panasonic KV-S1026C and
KV-S1015C proved to be highly reliable products when subjected to Buyers Lab’s
durability test. BLI gives special recognition twice a year with its “Pick”
awards to products that delivered the most outstanding performances during
BLI’s exhaustive lab tests. The KV-S1046C series received a “Pick” award for
its above average performance, and its bundled Image Capture Plus software was
named a strong choice for its easy-to-use design and competitive optical
character recognition (OCR) accuracy.

BLI accolades are determined by a team of highly-experienced analysts who
evaluate a variety of features including reliability, OCR, ease of use,
productivity and efficiency, as well as value and connectivity concerns, such
as administrative utilities and drivers.

"As a leading source of critical intelligence for the global digital imaging
and document management industry, BLI continues to provide the most reliable
product ratings to business professionals," said Joseph Odore, product manager
for imaging products, Panasonic System Communications Company of North
America. "These honors from BLI further certify Panasonic’s continued
commitment to offer high quality, reliable products to small and medium

Pricing and Availability

The Panasonic KV-S1046C, KV-S1026C and KV-S1015C scanners are currently
available through authorized Panasonic resellers at a suggested retail price
of $1,295, $595 and $495, respectively. For more information on the products,
please visit

Panasonic Solutions for Business

Built on a celebrated engineering foundation, Panasonic architects business
technology solutions that help build a better world. Customers in government,
healthcare, production, education and a wide variety of commercial
enterprises, large and small, depend on integrated solutions from Panasonic to
help them acquire, manage and interpret the information that drives
innovation. The complete suite of Panasonic solutions addresses unified
business communications, mobile computing, security and surveillance systems,
retail information systems, office productivity solutions, high definition
visual conferencing, projectors, professional displays and HD and 3D video
production. As a result of its commitment to R&D, manufacturing and quality
control, Panasonic engineers reliable and long-lasting solutions as a partner
for continuous improvement. Panasonic solutions for business are delivered by
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, which is a Division
of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American
subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation.

All brand and company/product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
the respective companies. All specifications are subject to change without
notice. Information on Panasonic solutions for business can be obtained by
calling 877-803-8492 or at

About Buyers Lab

Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) is the world's leading independent provider of
analytical information and services to the digital imaging and document
management industry. For over 50 years, buyers have relied on BLI to help them
differentiate products’ strengths and weaknesses and make the best purchasing
decisions, while industry sales, marketing and product professionals have
turned to BLI for insightful competitive intelligence and valued guidance on
product development, competitive positioning and sales channel and marketing
support. Using BLI’s web-based bliQ and Solutions Center services, 40,000
professionals worldwide create extensive side-by-side comparisons of hardware
and software solutions for over 15,000 products globally, including
comprehensive specifications and the performance results and ratings from
BLI’s unparalleled Lab, Solutions and Environmental Test Reports, the result
of months of hands-on evaluation in its US and UK labs. The services, also
available via mobile devices, include a comprehensive library of BLI’s test
reports, an image gallery, hard to find manufacturers’ literature and valuable
tools for configuring products, calculating total cost of ownership (TCO) and
annual power usage. BLI also offers consulting and private, for-hire testing
services that help manufacturers develop and market better products and

For more information on Buyers Laboratory LLC, please call (201) 488-0404,
visit, or e-mail


Cohn & Wolfe for Panasonic
Megan Atiyeh, 415-365-8524 direct
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