Feb 21, 2011
Once every two years, followers of the high-volume printing and paper processing industry meet in Lucerne for the Hunkeler Innovationdays. Its importance as a show has risen in recent years by the rapid technological advancements in digital inkjet printing, and like other good shows,Â the Hunkeler Innovationdays provide glimpses into the future of what we can expect next. This makes a trip to (beautiful) Switzerland even more worthwhile.
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Apr 27, 2010
Sparing no expense, Ricoh held its annual dealer conference at the beautiful Palazzo hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada during April 19th-22nd. This was the first time that Ricoh brought together the Ricoh Family Group indirect channels and also the first chance to meet the new IKON leadership of the company. Making a great impression was something Ricoh had to do. Ricoh traditionally held separate events for its Ricoh, Savin, and Lanier channels. Because of the major transitions at the helm of Ricoh Americas and Ricoh US, however, it made sense to address all groups at once at an event themed Convergence 2010. Read more »
Nov 19, 2009
During a recent InfoTrends Webinar discussing the future of the print production software market, Alex Sumarta and I were asked if quick response (QR) codes are currently more popular in Europe than they are in the United States. This post is the second part of a series of two that attempts to answer that question.
I recently came across some research from Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, which has studied the state of broadband Internet adoption around the world. What I liked about this report is that it does not rely on the more traditional benchmark measurements like fixed line broadband adoption per 100 inhabitants. Instead, it takes a multidimensional approach along three main indicators: penetration, capacity, and price. This enables the research to become much more granular and provides surprising new insights.
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