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Amazon Opens 3D Printing Store for Customizing Fashion Accessories, Home Decor, Toys, and More

Giant online retailer Amazon today launched a 3D Printed Products store that gives customers access to more than 200 print on-demand products that can be customized with 3D printing by material, size, style, and color variations, as well as with personalized with text and image imprints. Amazon says the new store is one of the largest […]

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New Ricoh App for Google Cloud Print Mobile Printing for Ricoh Business-Class Printers and Multifunctionals

Ricoh Americas today releases a new application that makes its business-class printers and MFPs Google Cloud Print Ready, which eliminates the need for costly print servers, and, in particular, provides mobile printing from Google Chrome tablets, a popular mobile-printing application in many schools, where Google Chrome Book tablets are increasingly being used by students. The […]

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Print Audit’s Next-Generation Facilities Manager Adds Enhanced Device Alerts

Canadian-based Print Audit reports that it’s released another significant update for its Print Audit Facilities Manager Web-based copier/printer/MFP monitoring and management solution. It says the newest generation, Facilities Manager 3.1.0, includes fixes for issues found in previous releases of the software. as well as numerous new reporting and alerting enhancements. Print Audit Facilities Manager is […]

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Top News for the Week of 7/21/2014 – Strong Quarters for Lexmark, Canon; Epson Invests Big in Inkjet; More

Both Lexmark and Canon Inc. continue to report strong financial results. In the case of Lexmark (which has been all quiet on the hardware front lately), revenue from its Perceptive Software division and managed print services (MPS) continues to drive growth. In particular with Lexmark, MPS revenue grew 14 percent compared to the same quarter […]

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Strong Sales of Office Multifunctionals Drive Income Growth for Canon in Latest Quarter

Although sales were down 4.1 percent for Canon Inc.’s fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2014, net income was up 21.1 percent (both compared to the same quarter a year ago). The firm says gains in net income were driven by strong sales of office MFPs and industrial equipment. Net income for the quarter was 80.8 billion […]

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ABBYY Releases Next Generation of FineReader Online with New Document-Conversion Features

ABBYY, a provider of document-recognition, data-capture and linguistic technologies and services, has released the next generation of FineReader Online, a cloud-based service providing users access to ABBYY’s OCR (optical character recognition) technology for document-management and conversion. In addition to new document-conversion features and enhanced interface, ABBYY says FineReader Online now offers more flexible pricing with a variety […]

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RTI Digital Expands Distribution of Memjet-Powered Vortex 4200 Wide-Format Printer

RTI Digital, part of the Reprographic Technology group of companies and a supplier to the digital production print, wide-format print, and label-print markets, reports that it’s negotiated new reseller agreements with Adkote, CMYUK, Druma, and Printingworld. The new reseller agreements are designed to support RTI Digital’s global brand awareness and grow sales of its Vortex […]

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New Brother Business Smart Inkjet All-in-One with 11″x17″ Printing and $169.99 Street Price

Brother International is introducing new Business Smart color inkjet All-in-Ones that it says feature lower price points, faster print speeds, and improved color touch screen. Designed for small and home offices, the new Business Smart printers start at $169.99 and are rated up to 20 (black)/18 (color) ppm. Brother also introduced a new inkjet All-in-One with […]

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Epson to Invest Some 10 Billion Yen Over 12 Months in PrecisionCore Inkjet Printing

Epson of Tokyo reports that it’s increasing the production capacity of its PrecisionCore inkjet print heads. PrecisionCore print heads, which Epson says provide “blazing fast print speeds and stunning image quality,” are used primarily in Epson’s office, commercial, and industrial inkjet printers. The company is investing approximately 10 billion yen (approximately $98 million U.S.) beginning […]

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Epson Introduces First A3 Inkjet Printers with Continuous Ink Supply System

Epson Middle East is launching its first A3 color printers (print on up to 11″x17″ media) that feature its continuous ink supply system (CISS). Available in the Middle East, the new L1300 is a four-color A3 printer, designed to deliver low-cost printing to offices with high print volumes, while the L1800 is designed for photographers, […]

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New Toshiba A4 Color and Mono Multifunctionals Feature Latest eBridge Controller

Toshiba America Business Solutions is rolling out its latest A4 MFPs, the e-STUDIO 287csl/347csl and e-STUDIO477sl, all designed for small and mid-size businesses, and featuring Toshiba’s latest eBridge controller for more advanced performance. The new MFPs use toner-based LED-printing technology. The color e-STUDIO287csl/347csl MFPs are rated at up to 35 ppm in color, while the monochrome […]

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Strong Quarter for Lexmark; Growth in MPS; Increases Full-Year Outlook

Lexmark International today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2014, with revenue and earnings per share exceeding its April forecast. Revenue was $892 million compared to $887 million for second-quarter 2013. Net earnings were $37 million compared to second-quarter 2013 net earnings of $94 million – but this was due however to Lexmark benefit from the sale of its inkjet […]

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EFI Acquires DirectSmile, Maker of Cross-Media Marketing Software

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) reports that it’s acquired DirectSmile GmbH, a provider of software solutions for cross-media marketing automation, for an undisclosed sum. Based in Berlin, DirectSmile invented image personalization in 2001 and today makes media personalization and automation software that streamlines sophisticated marketing and production tasks for corporations, agencies, and printing companies. EFI says DirectSmile’s […]

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Kyocera Launches RightFax Connector for Connecting to RightFax Servers

KYOCERA Document Solutions America is launching Kyocera RightFax Connector. This Kyocera-developed business application connects a Kyocera MFP to a new or existing OpenText RightFax server, thereby allowing users to fax documents directly from the Kyocera MFP. With Kyocera RightFax Connector, users scan a hard-copy document (or select one from stored archives) and enter a fax […]

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Meg Whitman is New Chairman of HP; Other Board Changes Announced

Hewlett-Packard reports that Meg Whitman, HP president and chief executive officer, has been appointed chairman of the board of directors, and current director Pat Russo has been appointed lead independent director. Additionally, Klaus Kleinfeld, chief executive and chairman of Alcoa, has been appointed to the board, bringing the total number of board members to 12. […]

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Document-Capture Leader Nuance Reportedly Buys Notable Solutions

Although no public announcement has been made, according to the Document Imaging Report, Nuance Communications has purchased Notable Solutions, Nuance’s primary competitor in the document-capture market. In the digital-imaging world, Nuance, based in Burlington, Vermont, is best known for its eCopy, a scanning and OCR solution for scanning, processing, and automating paper-based hardcopy-to-digital document workflows. Notable […]

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Canon Wins Toner-Cartridge Patent-Infringement Suit Against Nectron

Canon Inc. of Tokyo reports that it’s  successfully concluded a patent-infringement lawsuit against Nectron International, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The case involved toner cartridges and photosensitive drum units sold for use in Canon and Hewlett-Packard laser printers. To resolve the lawsuit, Nectron has stipulated to a […]

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Samsung’s New Office in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District to Showcase Business Mobile Products

The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung Electronics North America, which has its North American headquarters in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, is opening a flagship office in New York City’s Meatpacking District. The office is located at 836 Washington Street, and consists of a six-story glass-and-steel building rented from Taconic Investment Partners and Thor Equities […]

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