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Kodak Showcases Applications, Solutions and Expertise at AIIM ON DEMAND Conference and Expo

3/26/2008: Kodak Showcases Applications, Solutions and Expertise at AIIM ON DEMAND Conference and Expo



"Print service providers will learn how the combination of digital printing and unified workflow can help grow their revenues and increase efficiencies," said Dave Wigfield, Managing Director, United States and Canada Region, Kodak's Graphic Communications Group. "In document imaging, we'll feature new and established desktop, networked and production scanners, software and solutions that help businesses more effectively capture, archive, extract and manage critical business information."



Growth Opportunities in Digital Printing



Through product demonstrations, video displays and sample materials, attendees will see how solutions from Kodak work together to create programs that achieve effective marketing results.

Océ CS9200 Series offers increased production capacity Sensational speed

Venlo, The Netherlands, 26 March 2008 — The new Océ CS9200 Series printers offer increased production capacity and high quality output.  Designed to use new High Speed Low-solvent inks, the Océ CS9200 Series printers can create both indoor and outdoor displays with a durability of up to three years.  These printers are ideal for producing point-of-sale signage, vinyl and textile banners, vehicle graphics, exhibition displays, window graphics and more.



Production indoor and outdoor printing system


Commercial printers that want to expand their production capacity will appreciate the Océ CS9200 Series printers. Two models are included: the 65-inch (165.1 cm) wide Océ CS9265 and the 88-inch (224 cm) wide Océ CS9290. 

OKI Printing Solutions is Redefining the A3 Color MFP Category with the Launch of the New CX3641 MFP

Mount Laurel, N.J. (March 26, 2008) – Oki Data Americas, which markets its products under the OKI® Printing Solutions brand, today introduced the award-winning CX3641 MFP (multifunction product).  This innovative product is redefining the color MFP category by including unprecedented document management integration and color management capabilities as standard features.  An embedded approach marks a first for A3 color MFPs by eliminating the need for additional dedicated PCs and servers, allowing easy integration of the CX3641 into existing DMS systems.  With these advanced features, IT professionals can now simplify complex and time-consuming processes to boost workgroup productivity, manage costs and still have the support of a robust business color MFP for standard business use.



Highlights of press release:


  • Embedded EFI SendMeTM for advanced document capture, editing and routing  capability, as well as optimization of current systems such as Microsoft© Windows© Sharepoint©

  • Embedded EFI Fiery™ System 8e controller for print management and graphic artist-quality color documents

  • CX3641 MFP key features ease workflow for IT professionals



“OKI Printing Solutions is changing the definition of color MFPs by offering such advanced technology and functionality as standard features that enhance everyday business processes,” said Mike Garofola, Sr. Marketing Manager, Color Products at Oki Data Americas, Inc.  “With scanning trends migrating towards digital archiving and information sharing, a major concern of IT professionals has become efficient document management.  We listened to our customers’ needs and embedded EFI SendMeTM functionality directly into the CX3641 MFP.  This allows for seamless conversion and integration of hard copy documents into current document management systems – making workflow processes more efficient and time-saving.”

Océ Expands Media Line for Solvent-Based Inkjet Printers

March 26, 2008 – Trumbull, CT – Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery solutions, today announced a major expansion of the Océ Imaging Supplies solvent inkjet media portfolio with the addition of thirteen new products. The new solvent portfolio provides upgrades to the Océ solvent specialty Photo Paper, Backlit Film and Fabric lines, as well as new competitively priced Scrim Banner and Adhesive Backed Vinyl products. The new solvent media line will be on display in Océ booth #436 at the International Sign Expo in Orlando FL, March 27-29, 2008.

Photo Paper
Premium Photo Satin Paper (PHOTOSAT) – This new product has a bright white, solvent-compatible inkjet receiver coating with a smooth surface. It is designed to produce photo-quality images with improved color gradients and image uniformity when using solvent inks. Océ PHOTOSAT is a superior choice for high-resolution photographic indoor applications intended for up-close viewing. It is compatible with most solvent inkjet printers and inks and produces a vibrant luster image when printed on the Océ Arizona® 250 GT with UV curable inks. Océ PHOTOSAT is available in 36-, 54-, and 60-inch wide rolls by 150-foot lengths.


Océ Introduces Océ CS9160 Eco-Solvent Printer

March 25, 2008 – Trumbull, CT – Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery solutions, today introduced the Océ CS9160 printer that uses Eco-solvent inks to create indoor and outdoor-durable prints. The Océ CS9160 printer will be on display in the Océ booth #436 at the ISA International Sign Expo in Orlando, FL, March 27-29, 2008.
Building on the success of its predecessor the Océ CS9060 model, the 64-inch wide Océ CS9160 printer provides proven reliability, superior print quality and increased productivity. It offers expanded ink capacity with the ability to use 440 ml cartridges. With 440 ml of ink always on-line, productivity is increased because ink change-outs are halved compared to printers using standard 220 ml cartridges. The Océ CS9160 delivers improved print speeds over the Océ CS9060, without sacrificing quality. Print speeds of up to 197 square feet per hour at 720 x 720 dpi are achievable.


Océ Introduces Océ CS9200 Series Low-Solvent Printers

March 25, 2008 – Trumbull, CT – Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery solutions, today introduced the Océ CS9200 Series low-solvent inkjet printers offering production print speeds and high quality output. Two models are available: the 65-inch wide Océ CS9265 and the 88-inch wide Océ CS9290. These printers are ideal for producing point-of-purchase signage, vinyl and textile banners, vehicle graphics, exhibition displays, window graphics and more. The Océ CS9290 printer will be on display in the Océ booth #436 at the ISA International Sign Expo in Orlando, FL, March 27-29, 2008.

The Océ CS9200 Series is designed to use new High Speed Low-solvent inks, which were developed to support the production print speeds of the Océ CS9200 Series and enable the use of a variety of print modes for many different applications across a wide range of media. These inks offer superior color gamut, improved drying characteristics and excellent lightfastness, and can be used for up to three years outdoors without lamination. They are scratch-, smear- and crack-resistant, and lamination is only advised for heavy-duty applications where mechanical stress is involved, such as floor and vehicle graphics. The Océ CS9200 Series can also use Océ IJC910 Low-solvent inks.


Leading IP fax server XMediusFAX now rated Avaya 4.0.1 Compliant

Montreal, Canada, March 25, 2008 – Sagem-Interstar Inc. (Sagem Communications), the global leader in advanced fax solutions for IP networks, announced today that its award-winning XMediusFAX Release 5.5 boardless (software-only) T.38 Fax over IP (FoIP) server solution has recently been rated “Avaya Compliant” with Avaya’s Communication Manager 4.0.1 and will be showcased at the International Alliance of Avaya Users (InAAU) conference (Booth 623), being held March 30 to April 3 in San Diego, CA.

XMediusFAX Release 5.5 is the VoIP industry’s first truly boardless fax server software to interoperate with Avaya Communication Manager VoIP gateways without the added expense of fax boards and third-party software kits. Ranked as the No. 1* IP fax server solution for the 6th consecutive year since 2002, the latest evolution of XMediusFAX positions itself as an essential component to any unified communications and converged IP network infrastructure.


Savin Introduces the 9025b/9025 and 9033b/9033 Digital Imaging Systems

<p>West Caldwell, NJ, March 25, 2008 – Savin today introduced the 9025b/9025 and 9033b/9033 Digital Imaging Systems. Ideal for small and mid-sized businesses, the 9025 and 9033 models have color scanning capabilities that produce clear images, store documents securely and raise productivity and efficiency.</p>

Centiv Services, Inc. Installs Canon imagePRESS Digital Presses and Automated Workflow Solutions

Burlington, N.J., March 25, 2008 – Canon Business Solutions., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. and leading provider of document imaging and office solutions, today announced that Centiv Services, Inc., has installed two imagePRESS C7000VP digital presses and deployed complementary software and hardware from the Canon imagePRESS Workflow Solutions program to better serve Centiv customers’ growing needs for high quality images and customized promotional materials.

Centiv Services is a value-added marketing services firm based in Chicago that helps brand companies manage their communications through printed materials at the point of decision for the consumer, such as grocery stores, restaurants and bars throughout the Mid-West.  Working with Canon Business Solutions, Centiv had two imagePRESS C7000VP digital presses, along with two imagePRESS Server A3000 print servers, installed to improve the quality and turnaround time for the many unique print projects that Centiv handles for its clients.


Canon Extends Support of EFI Fiery-Based Production Workflow Solution to Maximize Customers&rsquo; Productivity and Equipment Investment

Lake Success, N.Y.  and Foster City, Calif. – March 25 , 2008 – Canon U.S.A., the overall brand market share leader in digital color printing systems in the U.S. i, and EFI (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced the inclusion of EFI Fieryâ Central powerful modular, PDF-based production workflow solution as part of Canon’s imagePRESS Workflow Solutions program. Encompassing EFI’s unmatched expertise, Fiery Central enables print service providers in medium to high-volume print-on-demand environments, such as corporate reprographic departments (CRD), print for pay, and commercial printers, to increase job volume, decrease turnaround times and maximize their Canon imagePRESS and imageRUNNER  product investment.

“Helping customers optimize their digital workflow and automate redundant tasks is necessary to maximize profits on their digital printing operation. By integrating the Fiery Central production workflow solution and EFI’s and Canon’s high-end production solutions, our customers can better manage their end-to-end digital workflow and streamline monochrome and color production printing to further develop and enhance their digital business,” said Janet Cain, senior director, Canon U.S.A., Inc.


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