Posted on Oct 1 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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Sharp is launching the first light production mono printers to provide direct access to Fiery Command WorkStation, giving print room operators complete control of their workflows through one easy-to-use interface. The MX-M1205 (120ppm) and MX-M1055 (105ppm) include a One-Touch Fiery Gateway Key, which brings users straight to the Command WorkStation, eliminating the need for additional hardware. Productivity...

Posted on Sep 30 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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HP has introduced new software to help IT managers make their print environment more mobile, secure and productive. New offerings include mobile print solutions that simplify printing from mobile devices to printers on a corporate network (HP JetAdvantage Connect); a low-cost standalone secure print solution (HP Access Control Secure Pull Print); and business intelligence tools that help HP MPS customers...

Posted on Sep 29 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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Cartridge World has launched a mobile printing app and announced plans to create a network of public print stations in conjunction with Samsung. The PrintWorld app, initially available in the US, gives consumers the ability to print and scan from/to a smartphone, tablet or laptop when away from the office. In the future, mobile workers will be able to use the app to make use of thousands of printers...

Posted on Sep 28 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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The UK’s first Massivit 1800 large format 3D printer has been sold by Papergraphics to graphics company Stylo. The Massivit 1800 is the only 3D printer capable of creating bespoke 3D sculptures up to 1.8m high, 1.5m wide and up to 1.2m deep. Its ability to print up to one foot per hour means that even large scale objects take just a few hours to produce, bringing new opportunities for the entertainment,...

Posted on Sep 27 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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New from Posiflex Technology, the AURA-7600 is a frontloading, 3in thermal pointof- sale (POS) printer with auto cutter. Ideal for retail, catering and hospitality applications, its compact design leaves more counter space available for merchandise and promotions. One interesting feature is the optional LD-2000 ambient lighting attachment, which fits underneath the device and can be programmed to...

Posted on Sep 26 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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Panasonic has added two A3 models to its flatbed scanner range. Aimed at finance, hospitality, healthcare and legal enterprises, the A3 colour document scanners (KV-S7077 and KV-S7097) have scan speeds of 75 and 95ppm respectively, even at 300 dpi. Both have a 200-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF) and flatbed. Time-saving features include one-touch pre-programmable settings for up to nine jobs;...

Posted on Sep 25 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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Nine out of 10 people prefer paper towels to jet air dryers for hand-drying in public washrooms, claims the European Tissue Symposium (ETS). At ISSA/ Interclean Amsterdam 2016, it analysed the behaviour of 3,879 visitors to four washrooms equipped with both paper towels and jet air dryers. Faced with a choice of drying methods, 90% of the 2,474 men and 91% of the 1,405 women observed chose paper towels. www.europeantissue.com ...

Posted on Sep 24 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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Navigator, the world’s best-selling premium office paper brand, is giving away 333 Apple Watches in a worldwide promotion running from June 15th to December 31st. For a chance to win one of these must have gadgets, consumers just need to buy a ream of Navigator paper, then visit www. navigator-paper. com and enter the code printed on the back of each package, plus a few personal details. They will...

Posted on Sep 23 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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Canon’s next generation A3 colour MFP, the five-strong imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5500 series, features a large, customisable touchscreen display and intuitive user interface that will be standard on all future imageRUNNER ADVANCE models. For device management and cost control, a Universal Login Manager provides userbased authentication and the ability to personalise access to MFP functions. Additional...

Posted on Sep 22 2016 - 11:05am by John Peters
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Brother enters wearables market with head-mounted display Like other printer companies, Brother has been quietly diversifying its product portfolio and expertise into the related areas of collaboration and communication. It has been selling a web conferencing solution, Omnijoin, for a number of year (it is now on Version 7), and is now entering the wearables market with the launch of the AiRScouter...