Posted on Jul 23 2015 - 10:00am by John Peters
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Emma Thomas, Head of Sales South & Brokers (Vendor Finance) at Siemens Financial Services, explains how smart financing can help businesses meet evolving IT requirements With today’s accelerated pace of technological change, periodically upgrading IT systems is not just a ‘nice to do’, it’s a business imperative. According to an IBM global infrastructure study, more than 90%  of large...

Posted on Jul 22 2015 - 5:00pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Xerox covers a lot of bases with its latest product launches

In its latest six-month product update, Xerox has revealed a raft of new solutions designed to improve business processes and productivity. These include workflow automation solutions, currently available only from Xerox Large Enterprise Operations; cloud-based worker productivity solutions, also available from Xerox channel partners; user analytics for managed print services; and a number of mobile...

Posted on Jul 22 2015 - 3:00pm by John Peters
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Dave McNally, product marketing director of Dell Imaging EMEA, outlines the business benefits of today’s cloud printing solutions As working practices evolve, the underlying factor that will continue to connect employees and business partners will be the ability to access the same information on a shared network. Cloud technology marks the transfer from physically owning the storage hardware for...

Posted on Jul 22 2015 - 10:00am by John Peters
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Canon claims its new flagship A3 colour MFPs help reduce print costs by simplifying print management and administration through automatic toner management, remote diagnostics/management, video assistance and   improved security. Smart MEAP and MEAP web application platforms integrate seamlessly with existing IT environments for streamlined document workflows. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C3320, C3320i,...

Posted on Jul 21 2015 - 5:00pm by John Peters
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TrustID is using the ABBYY FineReader Engine to process national driving licences as part of its TVS identity validation solution. The ABBYY recognition platform offers Optical Character Recognition (OCR); Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR); barcode, checkmark, field-level/zonal recognition; and conversion of scans and images into searchable and editable documents. Once a document is scanned,...

Posted on Jul 21 2015 - 3:00pm by John Peters
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OKI has expanded its range of Smart MFPs with the MC800 series of 35ppm departmental devices. The A3 colour LED MFPs feature OKI’s smart ExtendablePlatform for enhanced workflow integration and a customisable touch screen panel that lets businesses programme common print and copy jobs as individual function commands. Other features include a scan speed of 50 impressions per minute, a guided help...

Posted on Jul 21 2015 - 10:00am by John Peters
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Citizen Systems CL-S industrial label printers are being used in the first-ever cloud label design and printing solution. The SkyLabel system from Delfi Technologies enables users to design and manage barcode and label designs in the cloud. Design requirements and printing parameters can be controlled from a central location, with the end user simply pressing the print function when ready to print....

Posted on Jul 20 2015 - 5:00pm by John Peters
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ThinPrint has released a new version of ThinPrint Cloud Printer, which enables iPhone, iPad and Android users to print documents and photos to any printer in their network independently of a PC or Mac. The free cloudbased app automatically shows which printers are available in a user’s Wi-Fi network and sends the printout from the user’s smartphone/tablet to the printer selected. If a Wi-Fi printer...

Posted on Jul 20 2015 - 3:00pm by John Peters
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Dell has launched four printers that are claimed to enhance collaboration, reduce complexity and streamline data flows in small and medium-sized businesses.These include the E-Series printers for everyday printing tasks and the Dell Smart printer, an affordable small workgroup printer with security features as standard. All E-Series devices feature a new Dell Printer Hub control panel giving access...

Posted on Jul 20 2015 - 10:00am by John Peters
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European online print company SAXOPRINT has expanded its business stationery range with sticky notes in customisable hard covers. Each set includes two printable sticky note blocks (100 x 72 mm and 50 x 72 mm) and page markers in five colours. SAXOPRINT has also added new options to its letterhead, brochure and notepad categories. www.saxoprint.co.uk ...