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What’s New from OKI, Barracuda, Poly, Xerox and Epson

Innovation in transfer printing

OKI’s new Pro9541WT 5-colour Digital Toner Transfer Media Printer is purpose-built to give commercial print businesses the flexibility to expand their print capabilities. Designed for the screen and textile printing industry, the versatile digital printer cost-effectively delivers brilliant colour, opaque white and true black on garments and hard surfaces using heat transfer media. The Pro9541WT’s innovative transfer media technology makes it possible to produce high quality designs on hard surfaces including ceramics, acrylic, glass, metal, enamel and wood.

OKI’s digital LED and white toner technologies deliver sharp 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, creating precise, detailed graphics even on dark surfaces. Easy to use with a large 13” x 19” A3+ print capability, the Pro9541WT cost-effectively produces extra-large graphics or a full sheet of logos with no daily maintenance requirement, saving time and cost on print jobs.

Barracuda MSP enhances managed workplace offering

Barracuda Networks has enhanced Managed Workplace, its security centric remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform.

With the launch of Managed Workplace 12, MSPs and solution providers now gain access to new capabilities delivered by Advanced Software Management, a new Operational Accelerator of Managed Workplace. Advanced Software Management enables service providers to offer expanded patch and software update management for thousands of different software versions from more than a hundred software vendors.

Service providers can automatically apply these patches and software updates to devices under management. This helps ensure customers are upto-date with the latest patches and updates, which enhances their security service offering and helps improve their customers’ security posture, at scale.

MSPs using Managed Workplace can now add Advanced Software Management for single-pane-of-glass experience when performing third-party patch management.

Wireless headsets

Poly has updated its Savi Office wireless headsets to aid concentration in open plan offices and, in doing so, has become the first enterprise headset company to introduce a DECT headset with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) – the Savi 8220.

Key features of the Savi 8200 and 7200 Office Series (dependent on model) include: ANC technology to block out office noise; a ‘close conversation’ limiting feature that ensures people on a call only hear the person talking into the headset; and a second battery that can be ‘hot swapped’ during a call. The ranges offer a choice of wearing styles and support for desk phones, mobile devices and PCs.

Xerox unveils enhancements to iGen 5

NEW Fluorescent Yellow Dry Ink shines under UV light and can be used to create a number of different Beyond CMYK effects
NEW Fluorescent Yellow Dry Ink shines under UV light and can be used to create a number of different Beyond CMYK effects

Xerox has announced two new optional capabilities for the iGen 5 – the extra-long sheet (XLS) and Fluorescent Yellow Dry Ink.

The iGen 5 XLS enables up to a 35inch sheet size, prints at rated speed and has production feeding and stacking. With extra-long capabilities, printers can deliver more pieces per sheet, increasing application productivity of the iGen 5 by up to 25 per cent. Print providers can increase the versatility of the iGen 5 by targeting additional applications such as 4-panel brochures, book covers, banners, large-format clings, panoramic artwork and multi-up printing.

Printers also now have the option to utilise the iGen 5’s fifth print station to run Fluorescent Yellow Dry Ink in addition to orange, green and blue gamut extension colours as well as white and clear.

“These enhancements are designed to increase the versatility, productivity and scalability of our clients’ existing investment in the Xerox iGen 5. Coupled together, they make the iGen 5 the most versatile digital colour production, cutsheet press available in the market today,” said Tracey Koziol, Senior Vice President of Global Offerings, Xerox.

Interactive displays

Epson display
Epson display

The new EB-1480FI and EB-1485FI 5,000 lumen interactive collaboration displays from Epson, can scale their display size based on the usage environment to help promote agile working, while increasing productivity and communication.

The EB-1485Fi delivers impactful sessions with a multi-touch display of up to 100” (16:9 standalone), up to 120” (wide display – 16:6) or 155” using Epson’s DuoLink feature where two Epson interactive displays can be combined as one display using edge blending to offer one large agile working space. It comes with an array of powerful built-in connectivity options, both wireless and wired, including HDBaseT and HDMI out, along with edge blending and a slim design finger-touch unit, as well as a PC slot.

The EB-1480Fi is designed for education users that have Epson lamp displays and want to upgrade to a Full HD laser display, as they can be used with legacy mounts, and finger-touch units already in place.

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