Posted on Feb 5 2015 - 10:05am by John Peters
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Andy Hargreaves, regional sales manager at Altodigital, points out 5 key mistakes educational institutions can make when it comes to document and print technology – and crucially, explains how to avoid them As those working in the education sector will know, a school’s printing and document management requirements are often considerable – teaching staff and students need to produce a high volume...

Posted on Feb 4 2015 - 2:26pm by John Peters
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King’s College London is looking forward to savings of £1 million after implementing a Samsung managed print service for its 26,000 students and 6,113 staff. The university already used PaperCut’s FindMe solution for pull printing and cross-charging, but it felt further efficiencies could be achieved by standardising on one model of print device and by implementing a proactive managed service...

Posted on Feb 4 2015 - 10:09am by John Peters
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Steven Hastings, IT Distribution Channel Director at Ricoh, highlights the growing need for mobile printing solutions There is no ignoring the increased use of smart devices within the workplace and, as a result, we are seeing a rapid growth in mobile working across a wide range of business environments. In fact, this year, the world’s mobile worker population is expected to reach 1.3 billion, helped...

Posted on Feb 3 2015 - 3:31pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Ricoh opens UK Customer Experience Centre

Ricoh has opened a European centre of excellence for production print in the Ricoh Products Ltd. factory in Telford. Featuring working solutions from Ricoh and its partners, the Ricoh Customer Experience Centre for production print will enable Ricoh customers to see a variety of end-to-end processes and workflows as they might exist in their own facilities. The Centre can also be used by Ricoh partners...

Posted on Feb 3 2015 - 10:15am by John Peters
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What impact will new tech nologies have on printing in education? To find out, PrintIT spoke to David Harrison, UK Sales Manager, Sharp Business Systems and Bob Taswell, Senior Solutions Consultant, Sharp Business Systems. PrintIT: What are some of the key developments in education technology and what effect are they having on print? David Harrison: “One of the big developments we’ve seen is the...

Posted on Feb 2 2015 - 3:20pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Designed to inspire – Konica Minolta has won a Good Design Award 2014 for its new R&D labs

Konica Minolta has been awarded a Japanese Good Design Award 2014 by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JPD) for the architectural design of its new research and development labs on the company’s technology development campus in Hachioji near Tokyo. Opened in April 2014, the Smart R&D Office for Knowledge Work and Transboundary Communication (SKT) is designed to encourage innovation and...

Posted on Feb 2 2015 - 10:00am by John Peters
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Samsung has developed a fully integrated eco-system to support the connected classroom, including the world’s first Android-powered printers Education is changing as schools, colleges and universities exploit the convergence of technologies to deliver a more engaging classroom experience based on the seamless exchange of information between teachers and pupils, the classroom and the cloud, personal...

Posted on Jan 30 2015 - 11:29am by John Peters
Comments Off on Setting up a print centre the easy way

Setting up and running a 24-hour print centre is a big step for any business, but for CYC Logistics it was made a lot easier by the decision to outsource the running of the facility to Balreed, one of the UK’s leading independent providers of print technology and managed services. Balreed has provided the international courier and marketing fulfilment provider with three new high speed mono digital...

Posted on Jan 29 2015 - 11:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Samsung and Partner Vision: cutting print costs in the health sector

Samsung, along with strategic partner Vision, has recently won a number of key NHS print contracts, in the process achieving huge cost savings, reducing print volumes, introducing a more effective use of consumables and increasing efficiency. The latest deal, signed with a large NHS Trust, saw Samsung and Vision work together to simplify and streamline the Trust’s print estate. As with many large...

Posted on Jan 28 2015 - 1:41pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Print IT Magazine – Issue 21 – Free Download

The triumphalism of the digerati and their unblinking zeal for all things digital – especially if emanating from Cupertino, California – can be wearing. So, I’m sure PrintITwasn’t alone in celebrating the news that both Foyles and Waterstones enjoyed significant increases in book sales last December, just as the growth in e-book sales appears to be stalling. Indeed, according to a...