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New ‘Smart’ A4 MFPs from OKI, MB700+ and MC700+, with Latest smart Extendable Platform, Optional Cloud Connectivity

April 28, 2015 – OKI Data Americas today reports that its new high A4 MFPs for the mid-size workgroup segment, the MB700+ and MC700+ series, which consist of five black-and-white and five color configurations, respectively, are now available, and shipping in May. The new MFPs feature a number several upgrades, including Apple AirPrint for iOS […]

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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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This Week in Imaging: HP Enterprise LaserJets with Next-Generation Security; Latest OKI BTA Color MFP; Booming 3D-Printer Market; More

We’re big fans of HP’s Instant Ink Program and pleased to hear that HP is increasing its efforts to tell everybody about its similar SureSupply Auto Delivery for toner. What’s even more interesting is that HP now claims that SureSupply will include third-party toner cartridges as well. We don’t have a list of supported third-party […]

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OKI Rolls Out New ‘Smart’ A3 Color MC873 MFP Series with Latest smart Extendable Platform

April 1, 2015 – OKI Data Americas today rolled out its latest A3 “smart” color MFP, the MC873 series, which provides standard print, copy, scan, and fax, and is available in three different configurations: the desktop MC873dn, and two floor-standing models, the MC873dnc and MC873dnx. Designed for small to mid-size workgroups, and available through authorized […]

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OKI Data Will Offer MWAi’s FORZA Solution for Dealers

March 11, 2015 – OKI Data Americas and MWA Intelligence (MWAi) have announced that they will be integrating MWAi’s FORZA solution with select OKI open-platform MFPs. With this announcement, OKI says it’s become a preferred hardware vendor of the FORZA solution for office-automation and imaging-channel resellers. FORZA with SAP Business One is an integrated software […]

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This Week in Imaging: More on the Production-Print Market; Sharp Seeks Help from Lenders; New High-Volume Toshiba MFPs

Last week, we discussed the state of the production-printing industry as it relates to inkjet technology (see here). This week, we have some interesting news from International Data Corporation (IDC), which reports that the worldwide production-printing market enjoyed double-digit gains in fourth-quarter 2014. The sweet spot in the production-print market appears to be color, with […]

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OKI to Demo New MFPS for BTA Channel, Light-Production Print Devices at ITEX Show

March 4, 2015 – OKI Data Americas reports that it’ll be demonstrating its latest MFPs for office and light production printing at the ITEX 2015 National Conference and Expo taking place March 10-12, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the Broward County Convention Center. OKI will showcase two new A4 printers available through the BTA […]

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New OKI C931e, C941e for Both Traditional and Unique Graphic-Arts and Production Printing

February 16, 2015 — OKI Data Americas reports that availability for its new C931e and C941e, upgrading its Multimedia Production Platform family of production-quality A3 color printers. OKI says these new models deliver enhanced feature sets, faster speed, and superior output quality – including white and clear printing capabilities for the C941e – for those within […]

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This Week in Imaging: Latest Financials from Konica Minolta, Epson, Ricoh, Sharp, Xerox; HP is Business-Inkjet Leader; More

Of note in this busy week of news is the generally good financial results from Japanese vendors for printers and MFPs, as these companies continue to report encouraging earnings and sales increases. It’s important to note, however, that while printer and MFP sales have been higher for many of these companies in Asia and other […]

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OKI Net Sales and Income up for Nine-Month Period and Third Quarter

February 3, 2015 – OKI Electric Industry of Japan has just reported its financial results for its fiscal third quarter and the nine-month period from April 1 – December 31, 2014. For the nine months ending December 31, 2014, net sales were 356.9 billion yen, up 12.3 percent, and net income was 18.5 billion yen, […]

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This Week in Imaging: Next-Generation A4 MFPs from OKI, Canon; Epson Sets Sights on Ink-Cartridge Clones; More

This week, jumping right into 2015, Canon U.S.A. and OKI Data Americas both stepped up their game in the A4 desktop MFP category. Canon added two new Color imageCLASS MFPs that are the first in the imageCLASS family with touch screens. The two new Color imageCLASS units also feature a number of other upgrades, including user […]

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New OKI A4 Models Feature More Memory for Faster Print-Job Processing, WiFi Printing, More

January 5, 2015 – OKI Data Americas reports that it’s launching new monochrome single-function printers and MFPs that print at up to 47 ppm and are available in the United States and Canada. OKI says its new B412dn, B432dn, B512dn printers, and new MB472w, MB492 and MB562w MFPs combine a powerful feature set with high print-volume capacity, large […]

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This Week in Imaging: Epson, OKI Forge Ahead; HP Officejet X Gains Ground; Average Copier-Sales Comp; Badder BadUSB; More

This was a very busy week in the printer and MFP world, and we have lots of news, from everything from the average copier sales person’s annual compensation, to new business inkjet, to Kodak’s reorganization. Also be sure to check out the latest research from the folks at IDC, who’ve previewed a sampling of their […]

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OKI Launching Four New DICOM Printers Optimized for Printing from Medical Devices

December 2, 2104 – OKI Data Corporation reports that it’s launching four unique Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) printers developed for the medical-imaging market. OKI is currently demonstrating its new C610DM, C711DM, C831DM, and C910DM High Definition color printers in booth 6406 (North Building, Hall B) at the Radiological Society of North America […]

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This Week in Imaging: Further Details on OKI’s 5-Year Warranty; HP’s Latest Financial Results; More

This newsletter is coming to you early this week because of the Thanksgiving Holiday in the United States. Plus, it’s snowing fairly hard today in northern New Jersey, and many have the day off. (FYI, northern New Jersey is the North American headquarters for a disproportionate number of major imaging vendors, including Sharp, Konica Minolta, […]

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OKI Provides More Details on its New COREFIDO Five-Year Free Warranty Program

  November 24, 2014 – Last month, Oki Data Americas introduced its COREFIDO five-year warranty program, and recently, OKI Data Americas executives took some time to explain more about the program, and OKI’s goals with it, including how customers will be able to dramatically lower their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). As we wrote last […]

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Top News for the Week of 11/3/2014 – White and Clear Toner; Good Financials; Xerox Paper-Less Solutions; More

This week, several MFP/copier/printer market players, all based in Japan, reported good financial results for their latest quarter. While some of this is due to the favorable effects of a lower-valued Japanese yen versus other currencies, a good part is also due to the strengths of these companies’ digital-imaging technology, as well as favorable markets […]

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OKI Reports Favorable Sales Growth for its Printer Business, Raises Forecast for its Full Year

OKI Electric company of Tokyo reported financial results for its fiscal half-year (April to September 2014), with net sales of 228.8 billion yen, up 12.2 percent, while net income rose 8.5 billion yen to 10.8 billion, both versus its fiscal half-year a year ago. OKI also raised its forecast for its entire fiscal year. It’s […]

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