New EFI Fiery DFE Brings Significant New Capabilities to Konica Minolta bizhub C759/C659 MFPs

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII), and Konica Minolta® Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. announced a new digital front end (DFE) for Konica Minolta’s new bizhub® C659 and C759 multifunction printers (MFPs) for office workgroups and light production environments. Based on the latest EFI™ Fiery® system FS300 technology, the new EFI Fiery IC-418 embedded DFE brings robust capabilities for accurate reproduction of corporate colors with high quality color images right out of the box.

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Ricoh Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ricoh has been named a gold winner for Most Environmentally Responsible Company of the Year in Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America.

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HP delivers first HP PageWide C500 Press for direct digital corrugated printing

PALO ALTO, Calif., December 14, 2017 — HP Inc. today announced the first delivery of an HP PageWide C500 Press for digital mainstream corrugated direct-to-board printing to a customer site, as HP continues to expand its portfolio of innovative package printing solutions.

Carmel Frenkel will serve as the customer testing site for the HP PageWide C500 Press, now moving a step closer toward commercialization. The Caesarea, Israel-based converter supplies packaging solutions for leading brands, including in the food and beverage industry.

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Epson Expands its WorkForce Wide-Format Printer Series, Powered by PrecisionCore

December 12, 2017

Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today announced the newest additions to its WorkForce® wide-format printer series designed for small businesses, architects, creative professionals, and engineers. Powered by PrecisionCore®, the WorkForce WF-7210, WF-7710 and WF-7720 deliver Performance Beyond Laser™ for laser sharp black text and print-shop-quality color graphics. These wide-format models offer high-volume, borderless prints up to 13”x19” and flexible paper handling for high productivity.

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RISO, Inc. Releases New High-Speed Digital Duplicator SF9490 Delivers Both Speed and Resolution

Burlington, MA – RISO, Inc. announces the North American release of the company’s latest advance in digital duplicating, the SF9490 Digital Duplicator. RISO’s newest cut-sheet digital duplicator produces high-volume documents quickly, easily, and economically at an unrivalled speed of up to 190 pages per minute (11,400 impressions per hour, including 11×17″ sheet size). It is engineered for use in a wide range of printing environments, such as corporate, manufacturing and educational settings.

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Sharp Becomes First MFP Provider Working With Alexa for Business to Enhance Technology in the Workplace

MONTVALE, N.J., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), is pleased to announce that the company is the first multifunction printer (MFP) provider working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enhance technology in the workplace through Alexa for Business.

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Reinforcing Strong Industry Reputation, Canon U.S.A. Ends 2017 with Accolades from Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab

MELVILLE, N.Y., December 13, 2017 – Ending the year on a high note, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab (BLI), an independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware, and services, has recognized three solutions offered by Canon with BLI’s 2018 Document Imaging Software “Pick” awards:

uniFLOW 2018 LTS – Outstanding Enterprise Output & Scan Management Solution:

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Canon Catapults into the Office of the Future with Interactive Panel to Discuss the Digital Transformation and Show Businesses Ways to Gain a Competitive Edge

MELVILLE, N.Y., December 12, 2017 – Launching into the New Year, the workforce is poised by thoughts of what will transform the workplace, what will shape the Office of the Future – and, most importantly, how will companies adapt? Advanced digital security protocols, expansion of cloud computing, and the disruption of artificial intelligence are three pivotal factors for companies to consider in their digital transformation strategies, which Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today addressed with an interactive panel, citing new statistical findings from an IDC survey, sponsored by Canon.

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Xerox MFPs Receive Security Certification

Xerox’s AltaLink multifunction printers have become the first MFPs to be certified against the new Common Criteria Classification by the National Information Assurance Partnership.

The new protection profile for hardcopy devices is based on security requirements that have been specified by government agencies in both the United States and Japan. It is intended to protect information processed by MFPs from security threats, and includes stringent cryptography and authentication requirements.

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Konica Minolta To Unveil New MarketPlace

Konica Minolta Inc. has unveiled a new version of MarketPlace for users across the globe, which offers apps and licenses to “transform the way work gets done.”

The new Konica Minolta MarketPlace, which was formerly the bizhub MarketPlace, offers a platform for applications, customisation tools, and device management features. It makes available a variety of cloud, scan, productivity, information and security apps, allowing users of the MarketPlace to increase the power of their Konica Minolta MFPs quickly and easily, and helps them meet the challenges of everyday business.

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