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This Week in Imaging: A Look at Lexmark’s Kofax Acquisition; Samsung’s Android-Based SDK Available; More

The big news this week was Lexmark International’s announcement that it will acquire Kofax for some $1 billion, its most expensive acquisition to date. Kofax markets a host of document-processing and capture solutions, as well as enterprise content management solutions, for industries such as finance and healthcare, including solutions that can be used to extract […]

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Xerox Suing Former Employees at Rival IT-Management Firm

March 24, 2015 – Law360 reports that on March 23rd, Xerox filed a lawsuit against three former senior executives in Connecticut federal court, alleging that the former employees conspired to misappropriate Xerox’s allegedly confidential technology information, trade secrets, and intellectual property for their rival customer-service technology startup, TopBox Solutions. TopBox Solutions, which is headquartered in […]

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This Week in Imaging: HP Prepares for Split; Fastest 3D Printing Ever?; Epson, Canon Add Personal Document Scanners; More

News this week is that Hewlett-Packard has revamped its channel-partner programs in order to help its resellers and distributors transition through the impending split of the company. The split makes sense, as it will enable a more effective focus on marketing,  administration and support, and it makes sense that HP kept the PC and printing […]

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New EFI Fiery Digital Front Ends for Xerox’s Latest Digital Presses

March 17, 2015 – Electronics for Imaging (EFI) reports that it’s introduced new Fiery digital front ends (DFEs) for Xerox’s newest digital presses. The new Xerox EX-i 80 Print Server and EX 80 Print Server Powered by Fiery are available for the Xerox’s new Versant 80 Press, while the new Xerox EX-P 1000i Print Server Powered […]

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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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Worldwide Production-Print Market Enjoys Double-Digit Growth in Fourth-Quarter 2014

March 4, 2015 – The worldwide production-print market enjoyed double-digit year-over-year shipment growth in the fourth quarter of 2014 (4Q14). Unit shipments grew 17.1 percent to approximately 11,650 units (printers and MFPs) and shipment value increased 4.5 percent to nearly $1.4 billion in the same time period, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly […]

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New Xerox Rialto 900 Color-Inkjet Production Printer First to be Developed with Impika

February 25, 2015 – Xerox is introducing its next-generation color inkjet printing system, the Xerox Rialto 900 Inkjet Press, which it developed with Impika, a French production-printing company that Xerox acquired in February 2013. The firm says the Rialto 900 creates a new space in the “booming production color-inkjet segment” as the world’s only fully […]

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This Week in Imaging: Robots Next for Konica Minolta? New Hardware from OKI, Canon, Epson, Xerox; More

Konica Minolta seems to be one of those companies always willing to experiment and take chances – for instance, it’s the first office-imaging firm to market 3D printers in the United States – and this week we got a look at that at Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.’s annual dealer meeting. While Konica Minolta announced […]

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Xerox’s Unique New DocuMate 5540 Scanner Features Both Platen and Document Feeder

February 18, 2015 – Need a desktop scanner with a flatbed platen for scanning bulky or fragile originals, but also want the speed and convenience of a document feeder? Xerox’s new Xerox DocuMate 5540 ($1,695 MSRP) may just be the solution, as it incorporates both flatbed scanner and sheet-fed scanner with 70-page automatic document feeder (ADF). “The […]

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New Mobile-Friendly Xerox Desktop Color Printer, MFP with Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, WiFi-Direct Mobile Printing

February 17, 2015 – Noting a recent study by IDC that finds that only half of mobile users are able to print within their own company walls, and just one-third can print on the road, Xerox is introducing a new printer, the Phaser 6022 Color Printer ($279 ERP) and WorkCentre 6027 Color MFP ($429 ERP) […]

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Global Mobile-Printing Market to Grow 32.5 Percent between 2014-2019

February 11, 2015 – Driven by the adoption of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), market-research firm Research and Markets is forecasting a CAGR of 32.5 percent for the 2014-2019 period for the global mobile-printing market in its report Global Mobile Printing Market 2015-2019. The firm notes that mobile printing typical refers to printing that’s usually […]

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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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Latest Financials from Lexmark, Canon; $29.99 Laser Printer; More

This week in the New York City metropolitan area will probably best be remembered for all the weather analysts who predicted that we’d be buried under several feet of snow and media saying that we’d barely make it out alive. Alas, they were quite wrong – something to also keep in mind when it comes […]

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Xerox to Mass-Produce Thinfilm Memory Labels at Webster, N.Y., Facility

January 23, 2015 – Norway-based Thin Film Electronics, a developer and marketer of printed electronics and smart systems, reports that it’s formed a partnership with Xerox under which Xerox is licensing Thinfilm’s proprietary technology to manufacture Thinfilm Memory labels. Thinfilm Memory labels are the only printed, rewritable-memory commercially available today.  Xerox will develop a marketing strategy targeted […]

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This Week in Imaging: Epson’s Revolutionary RIPS Inkjets; Ricoh Europe Goes 3D; More

Epson brings it on to the U.S. with a new high-volume PrecisionCore-based color inkjet MFP with complete A3 capabilities, maximum 1,830-sheet media capacity, and ink packs that yield up to 75,000 pages. The flagship WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 starts at $5,999 and has an optional 2×500-sheet paper deck that converts it into a free-standing console unit. This product […]

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Xerox’s Global Imaging Systems Acquires Alabama Division of The Stewart Organization

January 19, 2015 – Xerox’s Global Imaging Systems (GIS) has acquired the Alabama division of The Stewart Organization, one of the largest document-equipment dealers in North America in a move that Xerox says will boost its expansion into the small and mid-size business and managed-services markets. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Under the acquisition, […]

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Xerox to Market Kofax’s Total Agility Platform to Enhance its MPS and Document-Management Services

January 15, 2015 – Kofax, a leading provider of automated document-processing software reports that it’s formed a global partnership with Xerox under which Xerox will sell, market, deploy and support Kofax’s TotalAgility, a “smart process” application development and deployment platform. Xerox says the partnership will enhance its managed-print and document-management services. Kofax’s sales and services staff will […]

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This Week in Imaging: Happy Holidays, Year in Review & More

This newsletter is coming to you early this week because of the Christmas holiday. We wish all of our readers a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and a happy and prosperous New Year! The big news in the last week was Xerox’s announcement that it plans to sell its IT outsourcing business to French IT company […]

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