Month: October 2007

October 30, 2007 • cartridges Epson inks

Epson Cuts Ink Cartridges Importers Off The US

In February, 2006, Epson filed a complaint against 24 US, Korean, German, and Chinese companies that were importing and selling ink cartridges violating Epson’s patents. In March, 2007, The U.S. International Trade Commission issued the Initial Determination that found all 11 patents belonging to Seiko Epson Corporation to be valid and all ink cartridges at… Continue reading Epson Cuts Ink Cartridges Importers Off The US

October 29, 2007 • Konica Minolta multifunction

Konica Minolta Extends Its Range of bizhub Multifunctions

Konica Minolta Business Solutions introduces an addition to its next-generation bizhub range of multifunctional – the bizhub C203, C253 and C353. Konica Minolta bizhub C203, C253 and C353 have network printer, copier and network scanner functionality as standard with a Super G3 fax module option. The only difference between the new models is the speed… Continue reading Konica Minolta Extends Its Range of bizhub Multifunctions

October 29, 2007 • laser printer research

Another Study Proves Laser Printers Guilty

Previously, I reported a study by Australian scientists that proved laser printers may be high-volume ultra-fine particles (UFP) emitters, and that these particles may be hazardous to health (heart problems and lung disease.) Canadian Broadcasting Company sponsored its own study on that issue. The research was conducted in three different locations in Winnipeg by placing… Continue reading Another Study Proves Laser Printers Guilty

October 25, 2007 • HP printing security technology

HP Technology Secures Printing

Once upon a time, printers were printing devices no different from a typewriter in terms of security. As years lapsed, time printers have become more sophisticated, network-enabled devices with hard drives and even operating systems. Pretty much like personal computer. And people keep on taking printers for what they actually are – devices that produce… Continue reading HP Technology Secures Printing

October 24, 2007 • Apple Canon HP laser printer printing technology Xerox

How Laser Printers First Appeared and Developed

Today we take the laser printer as an integral part of everyday life in office environment. However 30 years ago when it first appeared, this piece of machinery was quite a curio. When a document is sent to the printer, a laser beam “draws” the document on a drum using electrical charges. After the drum… Continue reading How Laser Printers First Appeared and Developed

October 19, 2007 • Epson photo printer

New Epson Stylus Photo R1900 Produces Trillions Of Colors

For those of us who believes the only possible printing is high-definition printing, Epson introduces a new A3+ (13×19 inches) photo printer. The Photo R1900 implements a “groundbreaking” technology that allows for “smoother images and color control” coupled with UltraChrome™ Hi-Gloss2 Ink. The UltraChrome™ Hi-Gloss2, apart from common cyan, magenta and yellow inks, also features… Continue reading New Epson Stylus Photo R1900 Produces Trillions Of Colors

October 1, 2007 • HP Kyocera

HP Admits Wrongful Advertisement

The continuation and, obviously, the end of the story with HP false advertisement. In the advertisement of LaserJet CP3505, HP claimed the printer “only require replacement toner throughout its life. And nothing else”. This gave Kyocera grounds to bury HP to Advertising Standards Agency, which found that the claims were untrue, because each toner cartridge… Continue reading HP Admits Wrongful Advertisement

October 1, 2007 • inks innovation research technology

A Substitute For Printing Ink is Found

American scientists please us with another achievement in printing technology. They found a new method printing finely-detailed microscopic images with an enzyme instead of ink. The new method known as microcontact printing and reported to have a wide application for rapidly transferring high-resolution images onto large surfaces. However, current nanoscale printing technology depends on the… Continue reading A Substitute For Printing Ink is Found

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