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Ricoh Rolls Out Streamline NX Platform for Document Capture and Distribution, User Management

Ricoh Americas has introduced Streamline NX, a new platform for document capture, distribution and management, providing automated document routing, user authentication, MFP tracking and restriction, reporting, accounting, and more in one platform designed for hundreds to thousands of MFPs, including both Ricoh and non-Ricoh devices, with the greatest functionality provided for Ricoh devices. At each […]

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Top News for the Week of 4/7/2014 – HP Puts the Capture-and-Route into Enterprise Inkjet; ’4D Printing’; More

New Products and Solutions For an A4 MFP, Hewlett-Packard has packed a lot into its new flagship inkjet Officejet Enterprise Color Flow X585z, including business-class security and capture-and-distribute (including scan to cloud and Microsoft SharePoint), all of which previously were only available with its enterprise-class laser MFPs. We take an in-depth look at the Officejet […]

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A Closer Look at HP’s Flagship Officejet Enterprise Color Flow X585z MFP

Last month, Hewlett-Packard introduced its most ambitious business inkjet printers and MFPs to date, the Officejet Enterprise Series. At 80 lbs., printing at up to 70 ppm, and with 10,000-page black ink cartridge, in both look and feel the series is the most LaserJet-like of HP’s inkjet products to date. The flagship Officejet Enterprise Color Flow […]

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HP Targeting New 70-PPM Officejet Enterprise Inkjets at Large Workgroups, Enterprises

Hewlett-Packard announced its most ambitious Officejet inkjets today, the Officejet Enterprise  Color series, which consists of three MFPs and two printers, and all of which are based upon the company’s PageWide inkjet print head with print speeds up to 70 ppm. The HP Officejet Enterprise Color MFP X585 and HP Officejet Enterprise Color X555 are powered by HP’s PageWide […]

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Xerox: WorkCentre 3315/3325, Phaser 3320 Affected by Heartbleed Virus

Xerox has reported that two of its MFPs, the WorkCentre 3315/3325, and a printer, the Phaser 3320, have been affected by the “Heartbleed” virus. The Hearbleed virus refers to a vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library (Version 1.0.1 to 1.0.1f). Essentially, the virus attacks encrypted data sent over the Internet, so the encrypted […]

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Laser MFP Sales Show Healthy Gains in Western Europe

U.K.-based market-research firm Context reports that despite an overall drop of -4 percent in printer-hardware unit sales in Western Europe in 2013 compared to 2012, laser-MFP sales bucked this trend and grew 8 percent over the same period. All other imaging categories saw sales decline in Western Europe during 2013 according to Context. Inkjet MFP […]

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Memjet Unveils Next-Generation Aspen Inkjet Print Engine for Commercial Printing

San Diego-based Memjet has introduced its next-generation Aspen, a page-wide color inkjet print engine. Memjet says Aspen is designed for on-demand, high-quality color printing for label printing and commercial presses, boasting speeds of 225 feet per minute, full dot control, and flexible configurations for retro-fitting printers with digital capabilities. The new print engine will be […]

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HP Agrees to $108 Million Settlement with Department of Justice, Securities & Exchange Commission

On April 9th, Hewlett-Packard announced a resolution of a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation of potential violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). HP will pay approximately $108 million to these two U.S. government agencies. HP also has agreed to undertake certain compliance, reporting, and […]

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New Desktop Scanners from Xerox, the Digital Desktop Organizer and Digital Personal Organizer

Xerox has introduced two new desktop document scanners, the Xerox Digital Desktop Organizer ($495 MRSP), a 25-ppm duplexing Xerox Documate scanner and software, and the Digital Personal Organizer ($299 MSRP), a 20-ppm duplexing flatbed Xerox DocuMate scanner and software. Xerox has included software for creating PDF and text-searchable files from scanned files. Also included is: Cloud storage […]

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Konica Minolta Acquires ECM Provider AMS Imaging

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has acquired AMS Imaging, a maker of enterprise content management (ECM) software for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is intended to support and further expand Konica Minolta’s ECM business. As part of the acquisition agreement, AMS Imaging will become part of Konica Minolta’s ECM business practice and market its products […]

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Judge Rules Data-Storage Patent-Infringement Suit Against Xerox, Toshiba Can Proceed

Law360 reports that a Delaware federal judge has refused to dismiss nearly a dozen suits brought by a computer engineer against Xerox, Toshiba America,. and others, alleging the companies infringed upon his company’s patented data-storage system, ruling that the computer engineer’s chain of title to the patent is sufficiently clear. The opinion denied motions to dismiss […]

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New Channel Program for Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division

On April 1st, Samsung Electronics America launched a new channel program for its Enterprise Business Division, which includes MFPs, laptops, displays, and monitors. Called the Samsung Team of Empowered Partners (STEP), Samsung says this enhanced channel program provides Samsung’s partners with resources and support to further their sales growth. Beginning on April 7th, and part of […]

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Xerox Acquires Smart Data, a Provider of e-Discovery Services for the Legal Sector

Xerox has acquired Smart Data Consulting for an undisclosed sum, and says the acquisition is part of its strategy to expand its e-discovery services and technology consulting for law firms and corporate legal departments. Smart Data provides hosted and on-site services using Viewpoint software, an all-in-one e-discovery platform developed by Lateral Data (which Xerox acquired in 2012). Xerox says the […]

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Takahiro Sato is New President of KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe

KYOCERA Document Solutions reports a change of management in its European headquarters. Beginning April 2014, Takahiro Sato, who has worked in various capacities across the Kyocera Group, will take on the role of president of KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe, bringing 18 years of experience. Sato succeeds Yoshiaki Onishi, who has held the position for the […]

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Memjet Expands Distribution of 60-PPM Color Inkjet C6000 Printer and MFP in Western Europe

San Diego-based Memjet announced today that independent distributor Printberry, and CompaTech, a distributor of remanufactured OEM consumables for laser and inkjet printers, will become distributors for the Memjet-powered C6000 series in Austria, Switzerland, and Germany, respectively. Through the distribution agreements, Printberry and Compatech will sell the C6010 printer and C6030 MFP (print, copy, scan). Memjet […]

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Toshiba America Adds iOS Version of e-Bridge Print and Capture Mobile App

Fresh off the introduction of its new e-Studio5560C/6560C/6770C A3 color MFPs – see here – Toshiba America Business Solutions is introducing its new Apple iOS version of its free e-Bridge Print & Capture Mobile App for wirelessly printing from iOS iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch mobile devices. The new app enables iPhone (starting with the […]

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News from Heidelberger: ’4D Printing,’ Ricoh and FujiFilm Partnerships, Inkjet, More

German company Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG – long known as the maker of “big iron” offset presses for commercial printing – recently shared news on some of its latest technology and initiatives, including “4D printing” (above) for printing on 3D objects. Ricoh and FujiFilm Parternships Heidelberg says it’s provides customers with the ability to run both […]

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New Toshiba e-STUDIO5560C/6560C/6770C Color MFPs Feature Next-Generation e-BRIDGE Controller

Toshiba America Business Solutions is today launching its e-STUDIO5560C/6560C/6570C series of A3 color MFPs, which start at $28,000, are available through authorized Toshiba dealers, and are based on Toshiba’s next-generation e-Bridge controller. The new MFPs print in color at 1,200 x 1,200 dpi and rated at up to 65 ppm in color mode, and are […]

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Next-Generation ABBYY FineReader 12 Corporate OCR Software with Upgrades

ABBYY today announced introduced FineReader 12 Corporate ($399.99 MSRP), the next generation of its Optical Character Recognition (OCR) solution. Designed for automating document conversion in business, government and academic environments, ABBYY says FineReader 12 Corporate provides faster batch conversion of documents; enhanced accuracy, image pre-processing options and OCR recognition speed; and a new background OCR […]

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