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HP Updates on New Dealer Progress, A3 Managed PageWides, Accessibility, Security

On April 18th, HP Inc. held an online Webinar for analysts, providing more information on its progress recruiting office-imaging dealers, as well as more information on its new A3 Managed PageWide copier/MFPs for dealers, new Accessibility Assistant, and new printer security, including a new HP Printer Security Plug-In.

Kyocera Enters High-Speed Inkjet Production-Printer Market with New TASKalfa Pro 15000c

With print speeds of up to 150 ppm in A4 mode (146 ppm in Letter-size mode), regardless of media type, the firm says that this full-color production inkjet printer is ideally suited for print service providers (PSPs) and customers looking to run medium to large volume print jobs in-house at an attractive price point.

This Week in Imaging: How IKON, Lanier, Savin Acquisitions Have Made a Tough Road for Ricoh

At first it seemed the acquisition of IKON would only be a boon for Ricoh. After all, IKON was said to be the world’s largest independent provider of copier/MFPs, printers, and related services, with over 400 offices in North America and Western Europe, regional sales and service training facilities, a roster of Fortune 500 customers, and revenues of $4,167 million for its fiscal year before it was purchased by Ricoh.

U.S. ITC to Investigate Canon’s Patent-Infringement Allegations Against Third-Party Toner-Cartridge Sellers

Canon filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Static Control in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina on February 28th, alleging that Static Control’s replacement toner cartridges and imaging drums designed for use in Canon and HP laser printers infringe on Canon’s patents.