Top News for the Week of 12/9/2013

predawn-11_lNew Products & Solutions

  • Hewlett-Packard rolled out new high-volume MFPs, the S900 Series, at its HP Discover Conference held in Barcelona, Spain. The new MFPs are sourced from Sharp, confirming recent rumors that Sharp Corporation would be OEMing its high-volume MFPs to HP. But unlike with HP’s past forays into the high-volume segment, HP won’t be distributing through the BTA channel, but instead through its managed print services contracts.
  • Solutions provider extraordinaire Nuance is seeking to leverage its OCR technology and releases OmniPage Capture SDK 19.
  • The new “Smart MFPs” from Ricoh feature its ICE Platform. What is smart about ICE? Find out after the jump.

For Grins

Have fun with this, especially the What’s an MFP? video starring Kevin Kern, a Konica Minolta senior vice president of marketing. Also, be sure to discover the Konica Minolta Magical Dream Printer.

Business & Research

In the Courts

Security Concerns

This one’s a doozy: a hacker steals bank statements off a Fuji Xerox print server. Don’t forget to wipe those hard drives clean!

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