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Graduates Gain Advice from the Heart at University of Rochester Commencement

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 18, 2008  -- From a Xerox CEO, successful alumni in law and finance, and their own president, University of Rochester graduates were reminded to follow their aspirations and dreams, but not alone.

"Our human connections-with families and partners and friends-are the most important connections any of us will ever make," said Xerox CEO Anne Mulcahy in her address at the 158th commencement ceremony for the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering today. "At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not getting one more promotion, not closing one more deal. These are all transitory victories."


New corporate offices and changing image reflect Colortrac's global success.

St Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK.16th May 2008, FollowingColortrac Ltd's most successful year since its founding in 1989, the British wide format scanner manufacturer has moved its UK head office to new and larger premises, consolidating its marketing and manufacturing divisions in one expanded operational center.

Now widely acknowledged as the leading innovator in the large format scanner industry, Colortrac has taken advantage of its relocation to update its old company logo with a more modern image. The Colortrac company logo has been sensitively redesigned to more accurately reflect the sophistication of the company and the effect its innovative products have had on the wide format scanner market.


Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation, HP and Employees Commit More Than $1 Million to Relief Efforts in China

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 15, 2008 - The Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation today announced that it has committed $500,000 to the American Red Cross International Relief Fund in partnership with the Red Cross Society of China for aid in the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated the country’s Sichuan Province .



Numerous HP employees have already provided financial aid, and HP supports and encourages continued giving. HP employees in have collectively given at least $285,000 – approximately $100,000 of which was donated within the first hour alone of China ’s appeal for donations. The Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation also has instituted a gift-matching program for HP employee contributions for up to $350,000.

Konica Minolta to Market KIP 9000 Series High-Volume, Wide Format Printing System

Ramsey, N.J. – May 15, 2008 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, announces the availability of the KIP 9000 Series wide format network print system from KIP America, a leading manufacturer of wide-format printing and imaging technology.  Delivering high-quality 600 dpi resolution images in black-and-white, this toner-based multifunctional (print, copy, and scan) series delivers production class reliability and productivity at unmatched maximum production speeds of 22 ‘D’-sized prints per minute – 15 percent faster than any other wide-format printing system in its class.


St Ives U.S. Division Reduces Costs and Improves Productivity with EFI Hagen Prograph

Foster City, Calif. - May 15, 2008 - EFI (NASDAQ: EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced that St Ives U.S. Division has standardized on Hagen™ Prograph® at its two printing facilities, resulting in significant cost savings, productivity gains and automation improvements. St Ives U.S. is an award winning web offset, digital and sheetfed printing solution provider with well-known clients such as News America, Ford Motor Company, Macy's, Kay Jewelers, Domino's Pizza, and hundreds more.

St Ives U.S. has been an EFI Hagen OA user for six years and recently installed Prograph publication planning software to realize even greater improvements in productivity. Providing a robust and advanced accounting package with high-end applications for estimating, job management, scheduling, purchasing, inventory and fulfillment, Hagen OA allows St Ives U.S. to collect, share, analyze and respond to information in real-time. Prograph's integration with Hagen offers comprehensive planning capabilities, including versioning, complex imposition, bindery planning and distribution tools, enabling St Ives U.S. to make more informed business decisions and streamline their production process. Their planning and shop floor data collection capabilities will be further enhanced with the forthcoming addition of PrintFlow® dynamic scheduling.


Press-Sense Announces Business Flow Automation to be Displayed in Nine Different Stands at Drupa

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY -- May 15, 2008 -- Press-sense today announced that their Business Flow Automation (BFA) technology and solutions have been warmly received by the print industry’s major players and will be displayed on at least nine different stands at the upcoming Drupa 2008 trade show. Drupa visitors will be able to see Press-sense technology on the following stands (in alphabetical order)


Laserfiche 8 Includes Latest Workflow Automation Technology

Long Beach, CA – May 15, 2008 – Laserfiche®, a leading provider of digital document and records management systems, announces the release of Laserfiche 8, its most flexible and scalable solution ever. The company’s goal for Laserfiche 8 is simple: to help organizations streamline business processes by speeding the flow of information across the enterprise.

“Laserfiche 8 gives us everything we need—particularly the new workflow tools—to expand our paperless initiative into additional departments,” said Denise Grossmann of Blue Earth County, MN, a Laserfiche client since 2002. “The interface is even easier to use, and the new features will really complement what we’re doing in Microsoft SharePoint.”


Kodak Recognized for Document Scanning Expertise

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 15—Businesses, organizations and government agencies face a significant challenge: how to effectively deal with an ever increasing number of forms and other paperwork they need to process each and every day. At the recent FOSE 2008 Conference and Exposition, the new KODAK i780 Scanner took top honors among all computer peripherals—including other document scanners and multi-function printer/copiers—and was recognized with a Best of FOSE Award from Government Computer News.

“The Best of FOSE Award recognizes Kodak’s document scanning expertise, the KODAK i780 Scanner’s first rate image quality, rapid capture speed,” said Dolores Kruchten, General Manager, Document Imaging, Graphic Communications Group, and Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company. “Winning this, our fourth consecutive FOSE Award, attests to Kodak’s dedication to providing document capture products, software, and solutions which provide innovative, easy to use, and affordable ways to increase operational efficiency.”


Captaris and Canon U.S.A. Announce Support for Canon Network Scanners

Bellevue, WA  ─ May 15, 2008 ─ Captaris, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAPA), a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric processes and Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging and office solutions, today announced Captaris product support for Canon network scanners. Successful testing demonstrated Captaris RightFax, FaxPress and Alchemy MFP Module provide efficient capture, distribution and archival for documents scanned via Canon imageFORUMLA ScanFront 220 network scanners.

The ScanFront 220 (standard) and 220P (professional) devices enable scanning and delivery of documents to network destinations. Captaris solutions automate the management of paper and document processes. Together, the technologies provide a full range of reliable and efficient document management capabilities.


Océ Introduces New Entry-Level, High-Quality Large Format Color Plotters

May 15, 2008. Trumbull, CT - Océ introduces two new color plotters to complement the existing Océ TCS large format color portfolio - the new Océ CS2224 and Océ CS2236. The Océ CS2224 and Océ CS2236 are ideally suited for very low volume users seeking an affordable plotter to produce high quality, large format color CAD and GIS prints. The Océ CS22xx series replaces the Océ CS2124 and Océ CS2136 color plotters.
The 24-inch width Océ CS2224 and the 36-inch width Océ CS2236 are designed for users in very low volume environments that demand high quality 2400 x 1200 dpi printing of their technical color applications – line drawings, renderings, GIS aerials - and business/consumer graphics.
Vice President of Marketing, Wide Format Printing Systems division of Océ North America, Sal Sheikh, commented: "The addition of these two new color plotters enhances the Océ range of color print solutions for technical documents. Whether users need very low volume, low volume, mid-volume or production color, Océ has a high quality, cost effective print solution to meet their needs."


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