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Xerox Revenue Down for First Quarter, Adjusts Forecast

April 27, 2015 – Xerox has reported results for its  first-quarter 2015, with adjusted earnings per share of 21 cents. Net income was was $225 million, down 20 percent from net income of $281 million a year ago. Total revenue for the quarter was $4.5 billion, down 6 percent or 2 percent in constant currency. Revenue from the […]

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This Week in Imaging: Thoughts on the Smart MFP; HP Adds to Security Suite, Selling Snapfish; More

Is your MFP smart enough? While print speeds and document-feed speeds still have their place, we’re fast reaching the point were these hardware attributes are being eclipsed by the smart MFP. With the smart MFP, we mean a device that not only prints, copies, scans, and faxes, but one that eases administrative management and security […]

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HP Previews New PageWide XL Wide-Format Color Inkjet Production Printers

April 14, 2015 –  Hewlett-Packard has upped the ante in the wide-format printing market with its new portfolio of HP PageWide XL Printers, which it says provide the fastest large-format production printing available in both color and black-and-white modes. According to HP, with a maximum linear speed of 23 meters/minute (75 feet/minute), the PageWide XL […]

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Kyocera Previews New A4 MFPs with A3 Feature Set, New HyPAS Apps at Annual Dealer Conference

April 9, 2015 – KYOCERA Document Solutions America reports that it’s “officially renewed the company’s strong commitment to end-user customers and its authorized-dealer channel”  at its annual dealer conference held last week at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Addressing more than 1,000 attendees from the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Mexico, as well […]

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Next-Generation HP Enterprise LaserJet Printers; Extending Automated Toner-Supply to Other Brands

April 1, 2015   Last month, Hewlett-Packard made waves with its new JetIntelligence toner cartridges and next-generation Color LaserJets, while today it continued its technology-refresh with the debut of three new LaserJet Enterprise printers for large-workgroup black-and-white printing, the new HP LaserJet Enterprise M604, M605 and M606 printers, built for workgroups of 10-25 users printing […]

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Hands-On Review and Videos: OKI’s C941dn Multimedia Color Printer – Pushing the Envelope of Image Quality with White and Clear Toner

The C941dn is a member of OKI Data’s C900 Multimedia Production Platform series that consists of a range of advanced digital-color printers that are intended for creative and commercial-print applications. These fast, toner-based printers have unusual media-throughput capabilities, and can handle a wide range of media sizes and types. Most noteworthy is that the C941dn […]

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Report: Project CISS with Photo Gallery and Videos! Continuous Ink-Supply System Inkjet Printers – How do They Stack Up?

Wirth Consulting is pleased to announce a comprehensive new test report – likely the first of its kind – that summarizes the results of exhaustive testing of inkjet printers equipped with CISS (Continuous Ink Supply System). CISS is an inking system that consists of a large external refillable ink supply that may or may not […]

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EFI Reports Record First Quarter Revenue of $195 Million

April 27, 2015 – Electronics for Imaging (EFI) has reported record revenue of $195 million for its first quarter, up three percent versus first-quarter 2014 revenue of $188.7 million. Operating income was $11.1 million compared to $10.8 million for the same period in 2014. Net income was $5.2 million or $0.11 per diluted share, compared to […]

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MSE Technologies Launches MPS Program with Print-Environment Monitoring, Automatic Toner Supply

April 23, 2015 – MSE Technologies, a provider of OEM-alternative printer toner cartridges and supplies, and a part of the Clover Technology Group, reports that it’s launching a new managed print services (MPS) offering, MPS Engineered Solutions. MPS Engineered Solutions is designed to be a comprehensive solution for the management, maintenance, and supply of printing environments. MSE […]

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Print Audit Introduces Embedded Application for KYOCERA Small-Panel HyPAS MFPs

April 22, 2015 – Print Audit reports that its Print Audit Embedded for Kyocera version 1.1.0 has been validated as being compatible with both large-panel and small-panel Kyocera HyPAS-enabled MFPs. Print Audit Embedded is a print-governance and print-management solution that brings a variety of print-cost saving capabilities to Kyocera customers. Print Audit Embedded installs directly […]

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ABBYY Expands Presence in Middle East with New Dubai Office

April 23, 2015 – ABBYY reports that it’s set up a new office in the Middle East, ABBYY IT Dubai, which is based in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. The new company will provide sales and marketing support to ABBYY’s partners and customers across the region. ABBYY says a local presence in […]

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Xerox Wins $564.9 Million Medicaid Contract with State of New York

April 21, 2015 – Xerox reports that it’ll be working with the state of New York to update New York’s Medicaid claims-processing system to a next-generation technology platform that the firm says will help New York manage its expanding Medicaid rolls. New York Medicaid currently serves over 6 million people. Under the 564.9 million, five-year […]

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New HP Suite of Security Solutions Includes Threat Detection, User Profiling, Cloud Protection

April. 21, 2015 — Hewlett-Packard today introduced new security offerings to help organizations adopt a “New School of Cyber Defense” by protecting the interactions between users, applications, and volumes of data exchanged today. As information flows through data centers to the cloud and out to personal devices, HP says the data must be secured at […]

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HP Selling its Snapfish Consumer Photo-Storage and Printing Business

April 21, 2015 — Hewlett-Packard reports that it will be selling Snapfish, its global consumer photo-storage and photo-printing business. District Photo, which provides digital-imaging fulfillment services, will acquire the Snapfish business, including technology assets and employees. HP says its sale of Snapfish is part of its strategy to “focus on the organization” following HP’s previously […]

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Printronic Agrees to Not Sell Alleged Canon Patent-Infringing Toner Cartridges, Drums, in U.S.

April 20, 2015 – Canon Inc. reports that it’s successfully resolved a patent-infringement dispute with Printronic Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, concerning certain toner cartridges and image drums. Canon had accused of Printronic of infringing upon its U.S. Patent Nos. 5,903,803 and 6,128,454 with the third-party toner […]

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This Week in Imaging: Thoughts on OKI’s New A3 Color MFP; HP PageWide XL Wide-Format Printers; Canon Enhances MFP Security; More

With its innovative marketing and products, we’re big fans of OKI and its products. Plus, we’ve recently speculated that the company will eventually move away from the use of third-party platforms, control panels, and controllers in lieu of home-brewed solutions. Indeed, both OKI Data Americas and OKI Europe recently introduced the new MC873 A3 color […]

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Ricoh Brings ‘Big-Business Power’ to Small Offices with New Desktop A4 Printer, MFPs

April 16, 2015 – Ricoh Americas reports that it’s releasing a new desktop A4 family, consisting of a printer and two MFPs, that it is says brings “big-business power and reliability” to small and home offices. While Ricoh is best-known as a provider of “big copy” machines, and not well-know in the small or home office […]

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With Mobile Printing Hub, Print to Virtually Any PCL Printer with a USB Port from Mobile Devices

April 15, 2015 – For several years, printing from mobile devices has been a hot topic in the printer and MFP industry, as well as among end-users, and various mobile-printing solutions abound, from Apple AirPrint, to Google Cloud Print, to email mobile print. One new solution is from Teco Image Systems of Taiwan with its Mobile Printing […]

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New Job Finisher for Xerox Wide-Format IJP 2000 for Printing as Fast as Five Seconds Per Page

April 16, 2015 – Xerox reports that it’s introducing a new solution from developed with partner Fotoba to provide the industry’s fastest production of full-bleed and multi-up posters, banners, and signage at speeds as fast as five seconds per page. The new Fotoba FHS42 Cutter runs in-line with the Xerox Wide Format IJP 2000, a single-pass-aqueous CYMK […]

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HP Appoints Antonio Lucio Chief Marketing Officer of HP Inc.

April 14, 2015 – Hewlett-Packard reports that Antonio Lucio will become chief marketing officer of HP Inc., which consists of HP’s PC and printing businesses, following HP’s separation into two new publicly traded Fortune 50 companies. Lucio will report to Dion Weisler, future Chief Executive Officer of HP Inc. “Since announcing our plans to separate […]

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OKI Europe Rolls Out New A3 ‘Smart’ MC800 Color MFP Series

April 15, 2015 – OKI Europe reports that it’s launched new A3 “smart” MFPs with enhanced ease-of-use and functionality. Based on parent company OKI’s LED-printing technology, the new A3 MFPs (print and scan on up to 11″x17″ media) also incorporate OKI’s sXP (smart Extendable Platform), OKI’s embedded open platform for adding optional business and document-management […]

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New Canon imageWARE Secure Adudit Manager Express V2.1 Audits MFP Document Activity

April 15, 2015 – Canon U.S.A. reports that its new imageWARE Secure Audit Manager (SAM) Express V2.1, a security software solution designed for auditing documents processed by supported Canon MFPs, is now available. Canon notes that, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC), 80 percent of organizations expect to suffer at least one successful attack […]

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Konica Minolta Adds Prescription-Form Printing with bizhub MFPs to Dispatcher Phoenix Healthcare

April 14, 2015 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has announced enhancements to its automated workflow software designed to help hospitals and clinics eliminate the costs associated with pre-printed prescription forms. Dispatcher Phoenix Healthcare now includes Rx Shield, a new feature that enables healthcare providers to print prescription forms incorporating tamper-resistant security features with Konica […]

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