Tagged: Ninestar

This Week in Imaging: Inkjet and Ink-Tanks Make Key Gains; More

As you may well know, we at Wirth Consulting “think ink” and have to make constant efforts to curb our enthusiasm about this ground-breaking technology. That said, several exciting (for us) inkjet-related news items passed across our desks this week: 1) For the first time, inkjet printer and...

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This Week in Imaging: Why Inkjet is Set to Take Off

Depending on what imaging-related company that you support or work for, this week’s forecast of a growing inkjet-printing market is either good or bad news. Although the diverse applications for the underlying technology are just beginning to reveal themselves, it appears that several of our largest hardware vendors...

Two More Law Firms ‘Investigating’ Alleged Lexmark Securities-Law Violations; Layoffs at Perceptive

Yesterday, the law firm Glancy Prongay & Murray announced it’s investigating Lexmark International concerning “its officers’ possible violations of federal securities laws.”  At least five law firms are currently alleging that Lexmark misled investors by stating that the growth of its supplies for its printers and copier/MFPs was due...

This Week in Imaging: Why the Printed Page Will Be a Mainstay in the Office; Trouble for Toshiba, Canon

While the glory days of printing in the office are likely over, with office print volumes gradually declining, printed pages in the office will likely be with us for many years to come. Indeed, an interesting new survey from Epson Europe (see here), indicates that at least in...

This Week in Imaging: Color Laser Printer Likely Led to NSA Arrest; Lexmark Goes Big; More

This week, printer security – as well as the lack of it – was again in the news, with our story, How a Xerox DocuColor Printer Led to an NSA Contractor’s Arrest, showing how tiny innocuous-seeming printed yellow dots led to an alleged NSA leaker’s arrest, and on...

Ninestar Said to be Selling Lexmark’s Kofax Division

Reuters reports that China’s Ninestar Corporation – previously known as Apex Technology, which, along with a consortium of investors acquired Lexmark International last year – will sell Lexmark International’s Kofax software division to Project Leopard Company for $1.319 billion, or CNY 9.086 billion Ninestar is said to be focusing...

This Week in Imaging: Epson Lays Down the Gauntlet with ‘Workforce Enterprise’ A3 MFPs; Toshiba Tec on the Block?

One of the most interesting things we came upon this week was from Epson Japan, which is readying for launch in Japan new high-speed WorkForce Enterprise color inkjet copier/MFPs. Equipped with page-wide PrecisionCore print heads, Epson rates the new enterprise-level inkjet MFPs at 100-ppm and 75-ppm respectively, and...