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Hands-On Review and Videos: OKI’s C941dn Multimedia Color Printer – Pushing the Envelope of Image Quality with White and Clear Toner

The C941dn is a member of OKI Data’s C900 Multimedia Production Platform series that consists of a range of advanced digital-color printers that are intended for creative and commercial-print applications. These fast, toner-based printers have unusual media-throughput capabilities, and can handle a wide range of media sizes and types. Most noteworthy is that the C941dn […]

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Top News for the Week of 9/29/2014 – Catching up with OKI; Graph Expo; HP Brings the Cloud to Home Users; More

In today’s economy, and especially in the digital-imaging world, resourcefulness is the name of the game. Or to put it another way, when one door closes, another one opens. For instance, that may mean printing outside the office – for example, this week, Hewlett-Packard continues expanding into new digital-print applications, such as heavy-duty commercial inkjet […]

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Catching up with OKI Data Americas: A4 and More Bringing Success

Last week, we joined OKI Data Americas in an online Webinar in which OKI executives took a candid look at its current and emerging position in the office MFP/copier and printer industry. As we’ve reported previously, OKI has been reporting very strong financial results, with, for instance, parent company OKI Electric of Tokyo last month […]

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OKI Raises Forecast for Fiscal Half Year Due to Improving Printer Business

OKI Electric Industry of Tokyo has revised its earning projections for the first half of its fiscal year (April 1 to September 30, 2014) to better reflect improvements in its printer business, as well as to reflect steady progress of its ATM business, particularly in China, and in its info-telecom systems business. As seen in […]

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OKI Printer and MFP Business Enjoys ‘Drastic Improvement’ in Latest Quarter

OKI Electric of Tokyo reported results for its latest fiscal quarter, with sales up 8.7 percent, net income flat, but operating income up by 3.2 billion yen, all compared to the same quarter a year ago. Net sales for OKI’s printer and MFP business were 31.2 billion yen, an increase from the 28.0 billion yen […]

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Drivve Image Capture and Drivve Print Management for Smart OKI MFPs Now Available

As part of a recent global-distribution agreement negotiated between OKI Data Corporation and Drivve, Inc.,OKI Data Americas is announcing that embedded versions of the Drivve | Image image-capture, and Drivve | Print print-management and cost-recovery solutions are now available for OKI MFPs that incorporate OKI’s smart Extendable Platform. Together, OKI says its smart MFPs and […]

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Strong Financial Performance from OKI; Raises Forecast

OKI Electric Industry Company of Tokyo reported financial results for the nine-month April 1 to December 31, 2013 period, with net sales up 4.6 percent versus the same period a year ago, and net income up 15.8 percent, a sharp improvement over the 1.3 billion loss it reported for the same period a year ago. […]

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CONTEXT: Unit Sales of Color Laser Multifunctionals up Six Percent in Western Europe

CONTEXT, a European IT market-research company, reports that sales of color laser MFPs in Western Europe to date have increased 6 percent year-over-year. The majority of countries in the region registered growth, with unit sales of laser color MFPs in the United Kingdom up by 21 period for the period, while sales in Spain and […]

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Review: Business-Class A4 B/W MFPs – OKI MB471dn MFP is Best in Class

The A4 B/W (or monochrome) MFP is a staple for any office. One would think that it should be easy to choose a business-class B/W MFP, but we propose that it is easier said than done. Our Head2Head comparison is not a simple “feeds and speeds” shoot-out. First we determine, evaluate, individually rate, and detail […]

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Sales and Income up for OKI’s Fiscal Year, Printer Sales up

OKI Electric Industry Company of Japan reported that net income for its fiscal year ending March 31st, 2013 was 13.6 billion yen, up 774.2 percent from the 1.6 billion yen it reported for its fiscal year ending March 31st, 2012. Net sales were 455.8 billion yen, up 7.6 percent from the 423.5 billion yen the […]

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OKI Launching Managed Network Services Program ‘Network Operations Center’

OKI Data Americas will be rolling out a new network services program for office-equipment dealers, called Network Operations Center (NOC), that it’s billing as a complete office IT solution for small businesses. Under the program, OKI and partner ISS Solutions provide small businesses with a fully configured network infrastructure. OKI developed NOC in cooperation with and powered by ISS […]

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New OKI CX3535, CX454 A3 Color MFPs for COMDEX Reseller Channel; OKI to Provide Maintenance

Calling them the first A3 copier-based MFPs for the reseller channel, OKI Data Americas is introducing the  CX3535 and CX4545 A3 copier-based color MFPs for open channel distribution, providing COMDEX resellers with an industry-first copier-based product to augment OKI Data’s existing portfolio of printers and MFPs. According to OKI, included with the CX3535/4545 is a bundled service […]

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New Thermal Label Printers from OKI

OKI Data Americas is adding new thermal label printers, the LD630/LD640 and LE840/LE850 Series, to its portfolio of  Label/POS products. According to OKI, the new printers were designed to maximize productivity within demanding work environments, including courier, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, distribution centers and receiving departments, and are backed by a two-year advanced overnight exchange warranty.  The […]

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OKI to Preview New White-Toner Printer, Envelope Printer

OKI Data Americas will be participating in the Graphics of the Americas Exposition and Conference taking place February 21-23 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. It will be exhibiting its proColor™ Series of digital color printers, designed for the graphic arts and production and specialty printing markets. It will  also be giving show attendees a first-look at […]

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Review: Business-Class A4 Color Laser/LED MFPs – OKI MC361 Color MFP is Best in Class

In this Head2Head comparison, we investigated Business-Class A4 Color Laser/LED MFPs, a product that nearly every business wants or needs. While these devices can cost as much as several inkjet All-in-Ones combined, and their Cost per Page (especially color) and energy consumption can be considerably higher than business-class inkjets, their business-class feature sets, faster print […]

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OKI Europe Launches LED Printers for Medical Imaging Applications, also for General Office Use

  OKI Europe has rolled out new printers that use the firm’s toner-based LED imaging, and which are designed for the medical-imaging market for printing medical images such as X-rays. As such, OKI is the first company to introduce LED-based printers for medical-imaging printing; in contrast, traditional DICOM medical-imaging printers print on speciality film or […]

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Review: Enterprise-Ready A4 B/W Laser/LED Printers – OKI B710DN is Best in Class

In this Head2Head comparison, we investigated a group of the most mission-critical digital imaging devices: Enterprise-ready A4 B/W Laser/LED printers. Our  requirements for this class include networking, PCL or PostScript print drivers, 250-sheet expandable media supply, network security and compatibility with a fleet network-management solution. Armed with these requirements, we found 12 devices ranging in […]

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OKI Expands A4 Family with 47-ppm MB491+LP with Legal-Size Platen

OKI Data Americas is expanding its A4 MB401 series with the introduction of what appears to be its fast monochrome A4 MFP to date, the MB491+LP, which also features a legal-size (8.5″x14″) platen. OKI doesn’t provide pricing for the new unit, which it will distribute through dealers only. As the fastest member of the MB401 […]

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