Posted on Jan 18 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Following October’s launch of the Windows Fall Creators Update, with its new mixed reality, 3D and inking features, hardware took centre stage at the two-day Microsoft Decoded enterprise event held at ExCeL London on October 31 and November 1, 2017. Highlights included the announcement of new Windows Surface devices and the roll-out of the Microsoft HoloLens self-contained holographic computer to...

Posted on Jan 17 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Wacom has introduced an enhanced S Pen for the Samsung Galaxy Note8. Featuring a pressure-sensitive, fine tip for a more natural writing experience, the S Pen can also be used to highlight words or sentences for translation into one of 71 languages. www.wacom.com ...

Posted on Jan 16 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Panasonic’s new 4K directLED touch-panel displays, the 75-inch TH-75BQE1 and the 65-inch TH-65BFE1, come with up to 10-point touch and Whiteboard Software offering a whiteboard mode, PowerPoint presentation mode and Video and Screen Capture functions. The 400 cd/m2 displays include a simple USB memory viewer to decode media stored on USB devices. http://business.panasonic.co.uk ...

Posted on Jan 15 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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The Best Applied Decorative/Packaging Product award at the Excellence in Holography Awards 2017 has been won by the Hazen 2017 calendar and six-panel brochure, featuring shimmering pearlescent and metallic coatings. More than 50 entries were considered for the awards organised by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). www.ihma.org ...

Posted on Jan 15 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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The Alaris S2000 Series is a new family of compact desktop scanners with scan speeds of 50-80ppm. The four models in the range feature a variety of productivity features, such as Embedded Image Processing, which delivers crisp, clear images without the need for a host PC, and Active Feed Technology, which aligns the leading edge of paper sheets to avoid multifeeds and misfeeds. The range includes two...

Posted on Jan 14 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Strange but true: the use of multiple labels on a parcel evokes positive emotions in the recipient and enhances customer loyalty. Research by Avery UK shows that having more than one label on a package can increase feelings of love for a brand by as much as 129%, the perception of quality by 116%, purchasing intent by 113% and word of mouth recommendation by 135%. Additional labels could include a...

Posted on Jan 13 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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PrintIT asked leading lights from the printer industry for their thoughts on key market trends in 2017 and likely developments in 2018. On pages 19-23 we hear about this year’s highlights. Then, on pages 24-28, our contributors look ahead to the industry developments they expect to see in 2018 What for you was the main trend in print and document management in 2017? Nick Parkes, regional sales manager,...

Posted on Jan 12 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Apricorn’s software-free USB drive helps organisations in the most regulated industries (e.g. banking, government, education, legal and healthcare) demonstrate that they take data security seriously. Available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB sizes, the programmable Aegis Secure Key 3z flash drive includes military-grade encryption and eliminates the vulnerabilities found in software-managed systems....

Posted on Jan 11 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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The sleek, portable PNY QI wireless charging base offers rapid charging of QI-compatible devices, including the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X. Simply place the device on the base and the induction interaction will start charging it immediately. The base comes with a MicroUSB cable and 2-year warranty. www.pny.eu ...

Posted on Jan 10 2018 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Epson has introduced a pay-as-you-go ink replenishment service with no monthly subscription fees. Called ReadyInk, it monitors the customer’s ink usage and automatically supplies a new cartridge before their existing one runs out. www.epson.co.uk ...