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Top News for the Week of 9/22/2014 – New Ricoh, Xerox Inkjet Production-Print; Canon ‘Maxify'; MPHJ, HP Lawsuits Dismissed; More

Inkjet technology dominates the week with announcements of new inkjet systems from Canon, Epson, Xerox, Memjet, and Ricoh. The new inkjet systems range in size from portable printers to big-iron production-printing systems. Sprinkle in a couple of 3D-printing announcements and new workflow solutions, and we’ve had a busy week of toner-free news. One of the […]

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Xerox Impikia Color Inkjet iPrint eVolution Digital-Color Press Makes North American Debut

Making its North American debut at Graph Expo, Xerox says its new Xerox Impika iPrint eVolution is notable for its flexibility and scalability, providing print-service providers another way to capitalize on inkjet printing’s business-growth potential. Flexible enough to handle both plain papers and high-quality, inkjet-treated stocks, the eVolution’s drop-on-demand piezoelectric production inkjet system runs at […]

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TrojanLabel Launches Memjet-Powered TrojanTwo Mini Digital Label Press

TrojanLabel, manufacturer of full-color label printers, today announced the availability of its next-generation label printing press, the TrojanTwo, powered by Memjet’s page-wide color inkjet print-head technology. Memjet says the TrojanTwo provides all of the print speed and capabilities of a larger and more expensive system, but is housed in a compact industrial design. Other product […]

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Canon’s Latest uniFLOW V5.3 Provides New uniFLOW Release Station for Multi-Vendor Secure Print Release, More Scan to Cloud Destinations

  Canon U.S.A. is releasing its latest version of uniFLOW, its device-management, security, and cost-accounting solution for printer and MFP fleets. The newest version, V5.3, provides device management, secure printing, including mobile print, advanced scanning, document routing, and accounting. Canon says uniFLOW V5.3 offers several new features, such as enhanced scanning to cloud-based services, and […]

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Ricoh Previewing New Pro C7100X Production Color-Printing Family, New Continuous-Feed Inkjet Pro VC60000 at Graph Expo

Ricoh Americas is previewing the new Ricoh Pro C7100X series, its latest production cut-sheet device family that provides a fifth color station. With the added station available for either white or clear ink, Ricoh says these high-speed, production color printers and MFPs enable commercial printers to expand their application portfolio. The Pro C7110X, which is […]

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New PSIGEN Partnership Gives Toshiba MFP Users Access to PSIGEN Data-Extraction Software

Toshiba America Business Solutions is partnering with PSIGEN Software, a software-development firm located in Boca Raton, Florida. Under the partnership, Toshiba will offer its end users PSIGEN’s flagship data-extraction software, PSI: Capture and PSI:Fusion. By integrating PSIGEN’s software with Toshiba’s e-STUDIO MFPs, users will be able to extract data from scanned documents and export that data to […]

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UPS Bringing 3D-Printing Services to Over 100 UPS Stores Across the United States

Following the successful launch of 3D-printing services in six markets across the country, The UPS Store, which has 4,400 franchises across the United States, is expanding its 3D printing services to nearly 100 additional locations nationwide. As the first nationwide retailer to offer 3D0printing services in-store, in collaboration with 3D-printer maker Stratasys, The UPS Store […]

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Konica Minolta Introduces its First Cloud Solution, FileAssist, for Private Cloud Document Storage and Sharing

Previewed at its July 2013 press event (see our story here), Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. is launching FileAssist, a server-based file storage and collaborative solution developed exclusively for Konica Minolta and hosted by Konica Minolta’s Managed IT services provider All Covered. Konica Minolta says FileAssist is ideal for businesses of all sizes looking to collaborate […]

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New Next-Generation Canon ‘Maxify’ Wireless Color Inkjets with Business-Oriented Feature Set; New Canon Inkjet Mobile Printer

Canon U.S.A. is launching a new brand name for its new color inkjet All-in-Ones and printers with wireless connectivity, “Maxify.” There are five new Maxify models, all designed for small- and home-office (SOHO) users, and with a more business-oriented feature set than Canon’s Pixma brand: the Maxify MB5320 Wireless Inkjet Small Office All-In-One (AIO), the […]

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Judge Dismisses HP Officejet 8500, 8600 Wireless Class-Action Lawsuit

TopClassAction.com reports that a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has dismissed a class-action lawsuit alleging that the wireless connectivity of an HP Officejet 8500 All-in-One “failed during normal use.” Lead plaintiff in the class-action case (Vincent Ferranti, et al. v. Hewlett-Packard Company), Vincent Ferranti, alleged that he […]

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Ricoh Officially Launches 3D-Printing Business, Two New Rapid Fab Facilities

Ricoh Company of Tokyo has officially launched an additive manufacturing business (AM Business) centered on 3D printers. Through this new business, Ricoh says it will sell 3D printers and its associated output service directly to manufacturing customers, as well as provide consulting services to these customers. To support its launch, Ricoh will open two “RICOH […]

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Epson Rolls Out Five New PrecisionCore-Based Color Inkjet Large-Format Printers

Epson America reports that it’s now shipping its next-generation family of large-format color printers, the Epson SureColor T3270, T5270, T7270, T5270D, and T7270D. Equipped with Epson’s latest PrecisionCore TFP  print head and using Epson’s UltraChrome pigment inks, Epson says the SureColor T-Series provides technical, corporate, and marketing professionals an unprecedented combination of precision, performance, and brilliance, and are now available […]

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Judge Dismisses MPHJ Technology’s Lawsuit Against Federal Trade Commission

Ars Technica reports that on September 16th, U.S. District Court Judge Walter Smith dismissed MPHJ Technology Investments’ lawsuit against the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In its lawsuit filed in January 2013 against the FTC (complaint), MPHJ contended that the FTC had threatened to file suit against MPHJ, on the grounds that MPHJ’s patent-enforcement activities are […]

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Top News for the Week of 9/15/2014 – Mobile Print: Too Complicated? Hacked Printer; Memjet at Graph Expo; More

The Million Dollar Question(s) This week, Epson America continues introducing its next-generation color inkjets, ranging from home and photo units, to small-business units. One thing that has struck us about these latest inkjets is the myriad forms of mobile-printing options they support – the latest models, by the way, are Mopria-certified for Android printing. Not […]

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Memjet Partners to Showcase New and Current Printing Systems at Graph Expo 2014

Memjet reports that it will join OEM partners Afinia, Canon, Formax, Neopost, Printware LLC, RTI Digital, and Xante at the Graph Expo 2014 trade show being held next week in Chicago, Illinois. At the event, Memjet’s partners will demonstrate a variety of new and current printing systems that use Memjet’s Waterfall Technology page-wide color inkjet […]

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New App Links Kyocera Multifunctionals to Google Accounts

KYOCERA Document Solutions America is launching its new Google Connector application, which  enables users of Kyocera HyPAS-enabled MFPs to directly access their Google email and calendar functions. With the new app, which was developed by Kyocera, users can access their Google accounts via the MFP’s touch-screen control panel. They can then browse through their email […]

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New Xerox DocuMate 3120 Saves Time Spent Searching for Paper Documents

Xerox today announced the Xerox DocuMate 3120 ($379) document scanner, which can scans up to 20 double-sided documents, receipts, and plastic cards in one minute. Once converted, digital information can be securely saved as searchable PDF files at the computer or in the cloud. The firm notes one of the key advantages of digitizing documents, […]

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Epson Launches its First Mopria-Certified All-in-Ones for Android Mobile Printing; New WorkForce Models

Epson America today launched its first Mopria-certified printers for home and business, the Epson Expression Photo XP-860; Epson Expression Premium XP-820, XP-620, XP-520; and Epson WorkForce WF-2660, WF-2650, and WF-2630. Noting that smartphones and tablets ownership is expected to reach 5.1 billion worldwide by 2018, according to market research from Gartner, Epson says its mobile-print efforts are designed to meet […]

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