Posted on Apr 1 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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In a recent interview with sister publication PrintIT Reseller, Stuart Sykes, Managing Director of Sharp Business Systems UK, outlined how Foxconn’s take-over of Sharp Corporation is helping the company realise its ‘connected technologies’ vision Comparing it to a lottery win might be an overstatement, but Foxconn’s $3.5 billion take-over of Sharp Corporation has clearly given Sharp Business...

Posted on Mar 31 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Lack of teamwork and bad manners are blighting business and impairing effective collaboration warns Sharp. In a survey of 1,000 UK office workers* by the document solutions provider, almost half (46%) stated that colleagues forget to share important information or documents with them, resulting in wasted time, missed opportunities and potentially lost revenue. The same number (46%) complained that...

Posted on Mar 30 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Yes to AI and IoT. No to VR and 3D print

Budget and security concerns limit workplace adoption of VR, AI and other emerging technologies, new survey shows There was no escaping the Internet of Things (IoT), artifcial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR) and 3D printers at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. But what applications do they have in the workplace and what will it take for them to become a common feature...

Posted on Mar 29 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Lexmark is offering customers peace of mind with a 4-year warranty on select models of small workgroup printers and MFPs bought through the channel. The guarantee covers all repair actions, including the cost of spare parts, and includes 24-hour online support and phone-based technical support during working hours. www.lexmark.co.uk ...

Posted on Mar 28 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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OKI has added a new model to its ColorPainter line of wide format printers. Suitable for indoor and outdoor applications, the ColorPainter E-64s uses OKI’s high pigment ECO solvent SX inks and can print onto a wide range of substrates including textiles, wallpaper, canvas, hard PVC, banners and vinyl. Other models in the ColorPainter range include the M-64s and the H3-104s. www.oki.com/eu ...

Posted on Mar 27 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Online printer SAXOPRINT is launching a portal to connect small and medium-sized businesses with graphic designers. Businesses can use SAXOPRINT ProStudio to write their own design briefs and connect with a community of agencies and graphic designers. The platform is completely free of charge, with no membership or registration fees. https://www.prostudio.saxoprint.co.uk/ ...

Posted on Mar 26 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Epson has entered the world of print management software with Epson Print Admin, a server-based remote management solution that allows SMEs and large enterprises to take control of their printing and scanning and strengthen document security with user authentication and secure pull printing. Businesses can cut print costs using the software’s built-in cost-saving rules, in-depth reporting and ability...

Posted on Mar 25 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Plustek has introduced a new version of its network scanner with 300% faster processing speeds, 550% faster colour scanning (26ppm) and 100% faster mono/greyscale scanning (30ppm), plus enhanced integration with business systems. The eScan A250 comes with a customisable open platform API that system integrators and ISVs can use to create personalised end-user interfaces; configure on-screen buttons...

Posted on Mar 24 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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The latest addition to Toshiba TEC’s mobile printer range, the B-FP3D is a compact and rugged portable 3-inch printer with a full colour LCD display. Suitable for mobile point of sale, queue busting, ticket/receipt printing and other mobile printing applications, the B-FP3D is the first mobile printer that can be recharged just by placing the battery on a Qi charging pad. www.toshibatec.co.uk ...

Posted on Mar 23 2017 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Canon has launched a professional version of its CaptureOnTouch scanning software for the company’s imageFORMULA range of document scanners. The CaptureOnTouch Pro platform simplifies document capture through intuitive shortcuts that enable scanning at the touch of a button and the conversion of scans into multiple file formats including searchable and editable PDF, compact PDF/A, multi-page TIFF...