Posted on Sep 3 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
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Midshire Business Systems has secured official print partner status with Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, winning a four-year contract to supply and maintain multifunctional equipment across the borough council. Managing Director Phil Powell said: “Dudley MBC’s decision to select Midshire not only confirms our ability, in conjunction with Sharp, to supply quality products at competitive prices,...

Posted on Sep 3 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
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Lantronix describes the new version of its Lantronix xPrintServer Office as the first Apple and Googlecertifid print server to provide AirPrint and Google Cloud Print for enterprise and office printers. The size of an iPhone, it offers secure, app-free printing from iPhones, iPads, Chromebooks and Android smartphones/tablets to thousands of printers and MFPs. The plug-and-play architecture allows...

Posted on Sep 2 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
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Brother is entering the departmental scanner market with the launch of the PDS-5000 and PDS-6000. Designed for organisations scanning up to 6,000 pages a day, both models are Kofax VRS compatible, making them suitable for archiving applications in the healthcare, government and financial services sectors. www.brother.co.uk ...

Posted on Sep 2 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Find and deliver with Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta is introducing a document management and content capture solution that enables office workers to find the information they need to work more efficiently. Part of Konica Minolta Business Solutions Managed Content Services (MCS), which goes beyond traditional managed print solutions to focus on business process automation and optimisation, dokoni FIND combines a powerful enterprise search...

Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
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HP is introducing full 3D scanning on its Sprout by HP immersive computer. The world’s first fully integrated desktop 3D scanning solution is enabled by a combination of Sprout’s Intel Real Sense 3D cameras and a new capture application and turntable – the HP 3D Capture Stage. An object can be captured in full 3D with just a few taps and then be shared with and manipulated by others in an online...

Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 1:31pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Zeeland Seaports increases accuracy with eCopy ShareScan

Zeeland Seaports and its 85 employees are responsible for ensuring that the thousands of vessels that visit the ports of Vlissingen and Terneuzen in the Netherlands each year arrive and depart in an organised and safe manner. In 2013, it took the decision to stop creating hard copy files of important documents, including incoming mail, and to create electronic ones instead – a process that requires...

Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Clickable Paper with added appeal

Ricoh Europe has enhanced its interactive Clickable Paper solution with new authoring capabilities that enable print service providers to be more creative and improve job turn-around times. Clickable Paper provides a bridge between printed books, direct mail, signage, brochures, newspapers and posters and online resources, such as websites, e-commerce portals, video, photos and social networks. ‘Hotspots’...

Posted on Aug 31 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on UK holiday-makers print for peace of mind

Despite growing use of digital boarding passes, UK holidaymakers still depend on paper documents when travelling. Research by Canon shows that 74% of Britons still print travel documents, even though more than four out of fie go online to research holidays (93%), book accommodation (85%) and buy tickets (81%). Three quarters (74%) like to have a paper copy as a precautionary measure to overcome any...

Posted on Aug 31 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
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“I nearly fell off my chair when I found out I’d won!” So says Joanne Enright, public sector account manager at XMA, who beat more than 40 resellers to win the top prize of a luxury holiday to Bali in Brother UK’s recent printer and scanner promotion. Twenty runner-up prizes included iPad Airs, iPad minis and £50 and £25 bonus bonds. ...

Posted on Aug 28 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
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by Andy Milsom, Head of Partner Training and Development, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Since the financial crisis of 2008, debt fiance has been difficult to obtain for many small and medium-sized businesses. In this context we need to remind ourselves that the banks have traditionally been, by some way, the largest source of such fiance. The changes forced upon banks after 2008 have therefore had...