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Samsung-HP: The Long Hello and New Opportunities Ahead

Samsung held its Printing Solutions National Dealer Meeting during the last week of March 2017 in sunny Chandler, AZ, with 254 attendees. It was the first opportunity for Samsung and HP jointly address to Samsung dealers and press laying out the roadmap as to what to expect once
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Report and Analysis on HP’s Acquisition of Samsung’s Printer Business – Checkmate or Castle?

October 27, 2016, Lexington Kentucky – Photizo Group today announced the availability of a new 54-page report on the rationale and industry impact of HP’s acquisition of Samsung’s printer business announced on September 12, 2016. This report initially looks at
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HP Buys Samsung Printer Unit, Unleashes 2-Prong Strategy to Disrupt A3 Copier Market

After a week of rumors, HP confirmed at its Global Partner Conference on September 12 that it has an agreement with Samsung Electronics to purchase its printer unit for $1.05 billion, HP’s largest printer-oriented acquisition to date. The deal, which HP expects to complete by the
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Trends, Trendsetters, and Predictions for the Document Imaging Industry in 2016

Here we go again, the start of another year in the document imaging industry. It’s also the time of year when we identify the trends, players, technological advances, and other developments that could or will impact your business and the industry in the year ahead. Some of these
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The Top Document Imaging Industry Stories of 2015

Before we bid adieu to 2015 it’s that time again when we reflect on the top stories within the document imaging industry for the year. These are the stories that have either impacted or will impact the dealer and reseller channels in the future and encompass events, initiatives,
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Top 10 iOS Mobile Print Apps

Apple’s ever-popular iPhone and iPad devices are a great replacement for bulky laptops if you just want to browse the web, watch videos or listen to music. They’re also much better for producing business documents and helping you organize your business life than people typically
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Between the Lines: Best MPS Brands According to Photizo

I received an interesting e-mail last week from Ken Stewart of Photizo Group about the best MPS brands in 2015, based on feedback from more than 600 MPS decision makers who are either engaged with or actively evaluating an MPS contract in the U.S. and Canada. According to
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Imagine Solutions’ Craig Knouf Continues to Make All the Right Moves

A little over two years ago, Craig Knouf, a document imaging industry veteran, decided to roll the dice and get back into the document imaging business in a mature Portland, OR market, a market with some formidable big name competition. Was that a smart move, a smooth move, or
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Technical Tips

Subject: Ricoh MP-5000 Tone Up Question: Hello there guys. Can anyone tell me the proper procedure to tone up an MP-5000 getting very light copies? Customer has put in a new toner cartridge but copies are still light. Thanks.  Answer: SP-2207 will do a forced toner supply, but I
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Trends and Trendsetters of 2015

As another year begins it’s time to examine the trends that will impact the document imaging industry in 2015 and beyond, along with the trend setters who will be setting the pace in the coming year. To help identify those trends and trendsetters we contacted six industry
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Between the Lines: Samsung’s Reorganization, Big News or Not?

The big story breaking the end of last week was the reorganization at Samsung Electronics America. Or at least it seemed like a big story based on the number of Tweets and blogs on the topic. In case you missed it, and I’m not sure how you could have done that, effective January
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Samsung Reorganizes

Ridgefield Park, N.J., December 10, 2014 – Samsung announced that effective January 1, 2015, a single U.S. organization will be established to drive continued growth in the consumer electronics, mobile and enterprise markets. The integration of the two current organizations as a
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The Top 10 Stories of 2014

If it’s December, it must be time to look back over the past year and reminisce about the year’s Top 10 stories. As is often the case, some of these stories are big ones, some of them are not quite as big, and others are ongoing trends that continue to impact the office imaging
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Between the Lines: Resigning the Channel to Digital Signage

I’m fresh back from Toshiba’s 2014 LEAD End User Conference in Dallas along with a ribbon cutting at the Staples Center in Los Angeles where Toshiba unveiled LA Interactive powered by Toshiba (see the press release in the news section). LA Interactive is a special
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10 Things I Learned at Business Imaging Expo

When a major snowfall cancelled 1,500 flights the day before I left, and with the close proximity to four other major imaging manufacturer events, I wondered how productive 1105 Media Office Technology Group’s Business Imaging Expo on December 10-12th would be? Although the
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