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emFAST Inc. Names Dialogic Corporation Official FACSys GREEN Solution Partner

Bridgewater, NJ - April 24, 2008 - emFAST Inc., publisher of the FACSys Fax Messaging Gateway, is pleased to announce Dialogic Corporation ("Dialogic") as the Official Partner of its FACSys GREEN Network Fax Solutions. As part of emFAST Inc.'s 'RoHS from the Pros' Rebate Program, this initiative leverages Dialogic's line of RoHS-compliant intelligent fax boards and software-based solutions in three exclusive FACSys GREEN bundles.



Implemented in the European Union in 2006, Directive 2002/95/EC regarding the Restriction on the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Machinery ("RoHS Directive") restricts the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment in an effort to make companies more aware and accountable of their environmental impact. Many other jurisdictions have implemented or plan to implement restrictions similar to those found in the RoHS Directive.


iDatix Certified Microsoft Gold Partner

Clearwater, FL — iDatix is pleased to announce their recognition by Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner in Microsoft’s Partner Program.  iDatix is an emerging technology company specializing in Business Automation and Information Management Solutions for the growing enterprise.

To achieve the Gold Certified Partner level, iDatix demonstrated proven success meeting client needs as well as achieving Microsoft competencies and certifications.  The benefits provided through Gold Certified Partner status will allow iDatix to continue to enhance iSynergy and engender their thought-leadership as an ECM solutions provider.

Canon U.S.A.'s Photography In The Parks Photo Contest Kicks Off On Earth Day Seeking Nature Images

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 24, 2008 – In a continuing effort to inspire Americans to visit their national and state parks and photograph their beauty, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced a call for entries for the third annual Canon Photography In The Parks Photo Contest*. The contest invites eligible photography enthusiasts, from April 22nd to September 30th, 2008, to enter the contest by submitting images from any park or monument in America. Participants are invited to enter their "Inspirational Nature Images," the theme for this year's contest. Canon is also enhancing the photo contest by extending the age range of eligible participants to non-professional photographers ages 13 and up.


Océ VarioPrint 1105: “Five Star Exceptional” rating

Venlo, The Netherlands, 23 April 2008 — Océ, an international leader in digital document management and printing for professionals, today announced that the Océ VarioPrint 1105 – a high speed black & white production printing system – has received a “Five Star Exceptional” rating from BERTL, the leading independent source of product evaluation reports and analyses.
According to BERTL the Océ VarioPrint 1105 is “a very aggressive and attractive additional offering in the 100+ ppm back-office category”, with “an impressive scope of online document production capabilities”.
Outstanding set of business-critical features and functions
BERTL’s “Five Star Exceptional” rating is reserved exclusively for devices that deliver an outstanding set of business-critical features and functions. In addition, they must be innovative, easy to use, well designed and represent exceptional value for money for their target user base.


Captaris Kicks off a Document Driven Process Automation Roadshow Across North America

Bellevue, Wash. — April 23, 2008 — Captaris, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAPA), a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric processes and Microsoft announced today the Document Process Automation Roadshow (DPAR). The DPAR events will consist of a series of breakfast briefings, delivered in an educational format, that demonstrate how organizations are replacing manual paper based processes with automated document processing by leveraging Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 and Captaris solutions.

These free educational briefings will address the latest capabilities for document capture, intelligent recognition, document routing and enterprise content management (ECM).  Captaris and Microsoft will be joined by Industry Experts who will discuss and demonstrate how organizations can dramatically reduce costs, streamline processes, and improve compliance within their existing business applications.


Riso Introduces New Series of Digital Duplicators

Danvers, MA – April 22, 2008 – RISO, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high speed printers and duplicators, announced today the introduction of two new series of digital duplicators: the CZ and EZ series. The new EZ series, which includes the EZ220, EZ390 and EZ590 models, are
designed to enhance productivity, print quality and offer a host of features not previously possible with traditional office printing equipment. The CZ180 is also being introduced as the first model in the new CZ series.

With their adaptability and easy-to-use design, RISO’s digital duplicators reduce operating and capital costs, which have earned the entire product line the distinction of an ENERGY STAR rating for low energy use. The new CZ and EZ models are designed to meet the needs of organizations that require versatile spot color and monochrome printing while also being cost effective. Hundreds of thousands of customers currently use RISO digital duplicators as production printers in high volume environments.


Ricoh Contributes to the National Forest Foundation

West Caldwell, NJ,   April 22, 2008 — Ricoh Americas Corporation announced today that it has contributed $10,000 to the National Forest Foundation (NFF), for the post-fire reforestation in California, specifically in the San Bernardino National Forest. The National Forest Foundation is the nation’s only conservation organization dedicated to addressing the issues facing National Forests.

The goal of the National Forest Foundation is to raise $250,000 intended solely for the reforestation of San Bernardino National Forest. This focused effort is due to the wildfires that raged through and destroyed much of the region in October 2007. Ricoh’s contribution, which enhances its longstanding commitment to forest ecosystem conservation, will be leveraged in conjunction with all funds raised through this initiative.


Canon U.S.A. Plants The Seed For The Canon Forest Program

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 22, 2008 – Canon U.S.A, Inc., a leader in digital imaging, and the American Park Network today announced The Canon Forest Program, a nationwide promotional campaign. Beginning in May and running through August, for every 10 new and existing Canon Generation Green products registered, Canon will plant a tree and offer consumers the opportunity to take part in several volunteer programs that will help to revitalize urban parks, gardens and public lands1.

"Canon's commitment to the environment and helping to make it more sustainable is an inherent part of our corporate philosophy and product offerings," said Yuichi Ishizuka, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon U.S.A. "Through the Canon Forest Program, we want our customers to feel a connection with their Canon Generation Green products, knowing their purchases will contribute to planting trees and revitalization programs, which will help offset our collective carbon footprint."


Executives Who Watch Baseball Recognize Ricoh Brand the Most

Ricoh finds that executives who watch baseball regularly recognize the Ricoh brand the most. For this reason, the company will advertise for the fifth consecutive year in major league baseball (MLB) games.

“Our goal is to raise awareness.  We target C-level executives and IT professionals, who make decisions in the office, equipment and solutions departments. We discovered that most busy executives also watch major league baseball. We then tracked the number of people who watch baseball and discovered that the majority who watch baseball also recognize the Ricoh brand,” says Robert Ingoglia, V.P. of Corporate Communications.


Ricoh Conducts Electronics Recycling Day for Employees

West Caldwell, NJ,   April 21, 2008 — Ricoh Americas Corporation, the leading provider of digital office equipment, will host an “Employee Electronics Recycle Program” on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22nd. As part of Ricoh’s Total Green Office Solution environmental program the Recycles Day mission is to get everyone to recycle unwanted electronic equipment and to keep it out of landfills. Employees at Ricoh’s New Jersey facilities in Montville and West Caldwell as well as three Ricoh locations in Atlanta will be participating in the program.


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