Posted on Dec 20 2012 - 8:35am by John Peters
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Canon and HP winners as BLI launches new awards Canon and HP have won new Buyers Laboratory Line of the Year Awards for energy efficiency and wide format printing respectively. Canon won BLI’s first Line of the Year Award for Energy Efficiency after its A3 MFPs exhibited ‘significantly lower than average energy consumption’ in real-world job stream tests. The award was based on the performance...

Posted on Sep 20 2012 - 8:29am by John Peters
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Beware of Greeks bearing gifts The Panorama programme Reading, Writing & Rip-offs aired on September 24 was not the exposé of the copier industry that many had expected/hoped for/feared (delete as appropriate). The programme did highlight some instances of massive overcharging for MFPs (a £1,512 model with a lease cost of £42,000 and a £10,995 MFP that ultimately cost £174,787), but the main...

Posted on Jun 20 2012 - 8:13am by John Peters
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Mobile workers have one less reason to print Cloud desktop services provider Cortado (formerly ThinPrint) has introduced a new driver that allows mobile workers to print to tablets and smartphones instead of paper, making it easier than ever to access and work on business documents any time, anywhere and on any device. The free Print-to-ePaper driver allows 3.5 million Cortado ThinPrint users in 15,000...

Posted on Mar 19 2012 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Cut print costs by 40% with Adobe Adobe has become the latest company to introduce desktop print optimisation software designed to reduce the financial cost and environmental impact of printing. Suitable for use with all desktop and network printers, Adobe LeanPrint can cut toner and paper consumption by 40% by reformatting document layouts and colours when printing from popular applications and web...

Posted on Dec 19 2011 - 8:38am by John Peters
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Print volumes down by 40% The number of pages printed by UK office workers has dropped by a massive 40% in the last 12 months, from an average of 10,000 sheets per year to just 6,000 according to the latest annual environmental survey by Kyocera Mita. This is the first time print volumes have fallen since the survey started in 2007. Tracey Rawling Church, Director of Brand and Reputation at Kyocera...

Posted on Oct 19 2011 - 8:24am by John Peters
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HP takes scanning to a new level Lexmark broke new ground with its Genesis all-in-one, which uses digital camera technology instead of a conventional CCD scanner to produce superfast scans in as few as 3 seconds. However, the need to place items beneath a lid (in Genesis’ case, a vertical one) limits its possible applications. Now HP is showing what can be achieved with its new HP TopShot Scanning...

Posted on Jun 19 2011 - 8:07am by John Peters
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Manual document processing costs UK business £28 billion a year Outdated manual methods of processing information are costing European businesses €147 billion a year or €46 billion (£41 billion) in profits, Ricoh Europe warns following the publication of its new report into how large organisations with 1,000 plus employees handle documents. The latest Ricoh Process Efficiency Index shows that...

Posted on Mar 19 2011 - 8:47am by John Peters
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Growing tablet sales a threat to print industry The decision by the House of Lords to allow iPads into the chamber during debates is the latest example of how tablet computers are reducing the need for hard copy documents, with potentially serious knockon effects for the printer industry. Speaking on Radio 4’s Today programme Lord Deben, better known as John Gummer, advocated the use of tablets...

Posted on Jan 18 2011 - 8:54am by John Peters
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World printer market bounces back to 2008 levels Following two consecutive quarters of double-digit yearon-year growth, the global printer and MFP market has bounced back to levels last seen in 2008 before the financial crisis hit. The latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, shows that total market shipments in the third quarter of 2010 reached...

Posted on Oct 18 2010 - 8:28am by John Peters
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Issue 3 of the Print IT Magazine. ...