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Top News for the Week of 1/27/2014

Financial News Both Lexmark and Xerox reported their fourth-quarter and full-year results this week. While it was a tough quarter for Xerox, Lexmark reported a strong quarter and full year, boosted by revenue from its Managed Print Services business and its Perceptive Software business. Canon also reported results for its fourth quarter and full-year 2013. […]

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Xerox Received 1,168 U.S. Patents in 2013; 23rd on Top U.S. Patent-Recipients List

Xerox reports that it received 1,168 U.S. patents in 2013, making it one of the world’s most innovative companies and adding to its portfolio of over 12,100 active U.S. patents. IFI Claims, a research company that compiles an annual patent list, ranked Xerox as 32nd in its 2013 report based on 1,013 patents, which does not […]

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Revenue, Earnings Down for Xerox’s Fourth Quarter

Xerox reported results for its fourth quarter, with revenue down year-over-year 4 percent to $5.6 billion, and revenue from its document-technology business down 6 percent to $2.4 billion. Services’ revenue, which made up 55 percent of revenue, remained flat at $3 billion. Earnings per share (EPS) was 25 cents. Cash flow from operations was $1 […]

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Top News for the Week of 1/13/2014 – MPHJ Technology Sues Government, Anonymous Owner Revealed; Sharp Mono A3 MFPs Shipping, More

New Hardware Sharp keeps rolling along. News is that Sharp has launched new mid- to high-volume mono A3 MFPs that follows news that it’s supplying HP with similar products. Here’s some intriguing synergy for you: Contex introduces six new wide-format scanning solutions that were jointly developed with Hewlett-Packard. Speaking of rolling along, Epson continues to […]

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Xerox Smart Centre Web Site Provides Product Comparisons, Proposal Generation, More

Xerox’s channel partners now have access to a free, mobile-friendly Web site containing marketing, sales, training, competitive tools and materials via Xerox’s SMART Centre. SMART is an acronym for Sales, Marketing, Analysis, Research and Training; the Web site is designed to help sales reps complete time-consuming tasks faster and more easily, from searching through numerous repositories […]

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Top News for the Week of 12/30/2013 – Ricoh Supplying 3D Print Heads, Top Stories of 2013, More

As we wrote two weeks ago, the list of 2D printer makers involved in 3D printing continues to grow. This week we report that Ricoh is also involved. In an investor report, 3D-printer giant Stratasys reveals: “In particular, we rely on a sole supplier, Ricoh Printing Systems America, Inc. or Ricoh, for the print heads for our PolyJet 3D printers. Under the terms of our agreement […]

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Top News for the Week of 12/23/2013

The staff at Wirth Consulting wishes you and yours a happy and healthy holiday season. In the Courts PrinterOn has been in the news lately and this time it’s a bit more interesting. It announced that it settled a patent-infringement suit it filed against Uniguest, which deploys guest-printing solutions typically used in hotels, and also […]

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Xerox to Acquire Invoco to Expand European Customer Service

Xerox reports an agreement to acquire German-based Invoco Holding GmbH, expanding its European customer-care services. The transaction is expected to close following the completion of customary closing conditions. Invoco will provide Xerox’s global customer base with immediate access to German language customer care services, while enabling Invoco’s existing customers to take advantage of Xerox’s business process outsourcing (BPO) […]

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Top News for the Week of 12/16/2013 – Ranks of 2D Printer Makers Involved in 3D Printing Grow, More

The big news this week was a joint press release from Xerox and 3D-printer maker 3D Systems announcing that 3D Systems would be acquiring part of Xerox’s solid-ink engineering and development teams. Within the press release, the companies confirmed that 3D Systems was using Xerox’s solid-ink printer technology for its 3D ProJet printers. So far […]

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3D-Printer Maker 3D Systems to Acquire Part of Xerox’s Solid-Ink Engineering and Development Teams

3D Systems and Xerox today announced that 3D-printer maker 3D Systems will be acquiring Xerox’s Wilsonville, Oregon, product design, engineering and chemistry group and related assets for $32.5 million in cash. Both companies expect the transaction to close before the end of 2013. This agreement expands the decade-and-a half long collaboration between the companies, which has produced […]

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Top News for the Week of 11/18/2013

Industry Events We just got in from Konica Minolta’s North American dealer meeting at the Palazzo Resort-Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas. We’ll have lots more details in the next few days, but the most interesting news is that the company is going to get into 3D printers, something that seemed well-received by dealers. The plan is […]

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Xerox Introduces ConnectKey for DocuShare for Easier Routing of Scanned Hardcopy into Document Workflows

Xerox has expanded its DocuShare enterprise-content management platform with new and easier ways for uses to access and manage paper and digital content. The firm says its new ConnectKey for DocuShare is a one-step scan-to-workflow solution that simplifies scanning and incorporating hard copy content into document flows. Users can scan documents directly into a DocuShare collection or to a Windows […]

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Top News for the Week of 11/11/2013

Events This week there was lots of product news out of Sharp America, which held its annual dealer meeting earlier this week. New from Sharp are “Advanced” MFPs which feature cloud and mobile connectivity, and lower-priced “Essentials” MFP configurations, as well as Cloud Portal Office (for the Advanced line), and more. Last week, we reported […]

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Xerox: Services to Make up 66 Percent of Revenue by 2017

At its annual investor conference being held today, Xerox is detailing its strategy with a focus on delivering long-term value for shareholders through earnings growth, strength in a diversified portfolio and innovative technology and services. “Fifty-six percent of our revenue now comes from services and we’re on track to grow that number to 66 percent […]

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Xerox Enhances Managed Print Services, Adds Content Management Services, Secure Mobile Print

Xerox reports that it’s added two tools to its managed print services (MPS), which it says will help customers print less as well as simply their work processes. According to Mike Feldman, president of Xerox’s Large Enterprise Operations, “Our next generation of managed print services helps clients take control of information while managing everyday concerns […]

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Ricoh Settles with Penovia over Remote Printer-Monitoring Patent-Infringement Allegations

 Law360 reports that Ricoh U.S.A.has reached a settlement with a patent-holding company Penovia LLC to resolve Penovia’s allegations that Ricoh infringed its patent for technology used to remotely monitor printers and MFPs, a Texas federal judge said October 29th. Penovia has also filed suit against nine other printer companies, several of which have also settled […]

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Xerox Revenue Flat for Third Quarter, Services Now Make up 56 Percent of Business

Xerox reported total revenue of $5.3 billion for its third quarter, which was approximately the same as total revenue for its third-quarter a year, and also reported earnings per share of 22 cents. Revenue from its services business was up 3 percent to $2.94 billion, while revenue from its document technology business (printers, MFPs, consumables, […]

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Xerox Wins $94 Million Contract with U.S. Navy, Will Supply Multifunctionals, Production Printers

Continuing a long-term relationship, the U.S. Navy has awarded Xerox a 10-year contract worth $94 million under which Xerox will supply MFPs and production-printing systems, and their consumables, and will also provide installation and training for the equipment. Eighteen Xerox technicians will be deployed with the ships to provide onboard document- management services and support. Xerox […]

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