Category: Océ

This Week in Imaging: An “A4 Blitz” from Canon, Ricoh, Kyocera; Inkjet Production; More

It doesn’t appear groundbreaking at first glance, but our weekly “snapshot” of news this week was interesting in an important respect: three traditional copier vendors – Canon, Ricoh, and Kyocera – introduced or announced new hardware – about a dozen...

This Week in Imaging: Fax – An Oldie-But-Goodie Provides Secure, Effective Messaging

While fax is considered an old technology (and considering that it was invented in 1843 by Alexander Bain, it certainly is), and is today usually offered as an option (not standard) for office copier/MFPs, two things this week prompted us...

IDC: Positive Gains for Worldwide Production-Printer Market; Xerox is Leader

The worldwide production-printer market enjoyed 7.5 percent year-over-year growth in unit shipments in the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Production Printer Tracker. Unit shipments grew to approximately 11,167 units (printers and...

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...

This Week in Imaging: The Case for Inkjet-Production Print, and New Offerings from Canon, Xerox, Kodak

We’ve long extolled the value of ink-on-paper and proposed that some “old school” production-print shops may be willing to transition to ink-on-paper technology and skip right over toner-based imaging due to all of its inherent weaknesses in terms of hardware...