For Print Service Providers, the Sky’s the Limit with Cloud Computing

Outstanding digital printing performance depends on far more than a superior product.  Now more than ever, print service providers (PSPs) are facing a unique set of challenges. According to a recent InfoTrends survey, workflow issues have increased threefold since 2013. These issues, which include planning and scheduling, managing multiple workflows, and facing large volumes of small print orders, increase risk of error and cost inefficiency. Moreover, continual intervention can defer your business from opportunities of growth and improvement.

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Kodak wins the EDP Award 2017 for the KODAK NEXPRESS ZX3900 Digital Production Color Press

HAMBURG, GERMANY, Thursday, May 11, 2017 —

Kodak has won the EDP Award 2017 for the best product in the “Cutsheet printer color up to B3 >200,000 A4/month” category with its KODAK NEXPRESS ZX3900 Digital Production Color Press. This digital production press, which was publicly premiered at drupa 2016, was entered by Kodak in the race for the EDP Awards in the main category “Commercial Printing”.

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Canon Announces uniFLOW Secure Public Print (SPP) License for Konica Minolta Devices

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 17, 2017 – Offering increased versatility through its products, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced the uniFLOW Secure Public Print (SPP) Device License for Konica Minolta devices. Canon’s award-winning uniFLOW software is a one-platform solution for print, scan, and device management that can work across certain mixed fleet environments. Through the uniFLOW Secure Print applet, which can be embedded into compatible devices, customers are provided with a similar user experience across networked MFPs.

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New EFI Wide Format LED and Soft Signage Printers, Plus Fiery and MIS/ERP Products at PacPrint Open the Door to New, Profitable Opportunities

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 23, 2017 – At PacPrint 2017, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) and several of its key partners are showing the latest EFI™ products for the first time in Australia. The show features new wide-format and soft signage printers offering exceptional returns on investment. Plus, attendees can see the important efficiency advantages available in commercial digital production printing with the new EFI Fiery® NX digital front end (DFE) platform making its Australian debut.

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Intelligent capture by ABBYY® accelerates digital transformation of business operations

ABBYY®, a leading provider of technologies and solutions to action information, today announced the release of a new version of ABBYY FlexiCapture. The highly scalable and universal enterprise capture platform enables organizations to automatically classify, extract, validate and direct business critical data from written customer communications and operational processes – such as customer claims, applications and transactions.

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Nuance eCopy ShareScan Makes it Easier to Deploy, Administer and Secure Document Capture Workflows

BURLINGTON, Mass., May 17, 2017 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced eCopy ShareScan 6.0, a new version of its popular Multifunction Printer (MFP) capture solution. The new version makes it easier than ever for organizations to deploy, administer and secure document capture workflows. For knowledge workers, the new capabilities dramatically enhance productivity, including integration with Nuance Business Connect extending the ability for remote workers using mobile devices to capture and securely insert documents and images into business processes.

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3D Systems Chooses ThingWorx Platform from PTC to Enable Smart, Connected 3D Printers

NEEDHAM, Mass. – May 22, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) today announced that 3D Systems has selected and plans to embed the ThingWorx ®Platform from PTC into its 3D printers, enabling intelligent monitoring and remote service and maintenance.

3D Systems provides a comprehensive portfolio of solutions and services for digital design and manufacturing, including both plastic and metal 3D printers. As part of a focused plan to make 3D production real, the company is enhancing its ecosystem of software and hardware to meet production customer needs for end-to-end manufacturing workflows.

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Epson Showcases New Technology in Commercial Label and Package Printing Demo Center in California

LONG BEACH, Calif. – May 16, 2017 – Epson today announced it has enhanced its Carson, Calif. Demo Center with the addition of the new SurePress® L-6034VW. The Epson Demo Center provides potential customers and dealers an opportunity to see and experience the complete lineup of Epson’s label and packaging printing solutions. With the addition of the SurePress L-6034VW, both prime labels and flexible packaging capabilities will now be on display.

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