Brother says the new model includes in the box up to one year of ink, based on average monthly print volumes of approximately 150 pages.
“Memjet technology is being adopted by a growing list of OEM partners that service a variety of print markets.”
The inkjet-printer patents were developed by Lexmark before it sold its inkjet technology and patents to Funai Electric Company of Japan for $100 million in 2013.
Canon explains that the “magic” of its PIXMA G-series MegaTank printers lies with their continuous ink supply system (CISS)
The new models are compatible with Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant for hands-free voice-activated printing.
Epson’s Scott Marsic explained that the WF-20590 is part of Epson’s “huge global initiative to grow business inkjet.”
Despite a slowdown in demand, inkjet-printer shipments grew 5.6 percent year-over-year, led primarily by Epson.
The brightest spot for the quarter was the year-over-year expansion of color inkjet MFPs in the 11-20 ppm range, which grew 4.7 percent to more than 6.2 million units shipped.
As with Epson’s other high-capacity ink-tank All-in-Ones and printers, ink costs are much lower than with most competitors, but acquisition cost is much higher compared to competitors – up to four-times higher with these new models
Back in 2016, HP had also filed a printer-supplies patent-infringement lawsuit in China against Speed Infotech of Shanghai.
The printing consumables market in Central Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEMA) declined year-on-year in units by 3.2 percent...
Epson launched its ReadyInk program in the United States in September 2017, and in August 2018 in the U.K.
Counterfeit cartridges are fraudulently labeled to appear to be the HP brand, but in fact are not. Remanufactured, refilled, or new-built cartridges are not fraudulently labeled. However, all of these non-OEM cartridges may infringe on intellectual-property rights and patents.
In a move sure to warm the hearts of HP Inc. and Epson, Katun has announced that it is now selling aftermarket inkjet cartridges for use with business-inkjet printers.
Epson’s goal is to displace printers and MFPs that use high-cost toner and ink cartridges with higher-priced models that use lower-cost ink replacement.
The issue of counterfeit products for sale on the Amazon ecommerce site has long been a problem, and in response,...