LONG BEACH, Calif. – Jan. 29, 2015 – Epson America, Inc. today announced its partnership with Print Audit ®, a comprehensive provider of device and print management solutions. Epson’s certification of Print Audit applies to the entire line of Epson WorkForce Pro commercial printers, including models powered by PrecisionCore™ technology, Epson’s next generation printing technology. The partnership enables IT network professionals to utilize Print Audit tools designed to automate supplies and services management for increased profitability and a more streamlined approach to data management.
“With an increasing number of companies turning to MPS solutions to manage costs and increase productivity, Epson continues to broaden its business printing solutions portfolio to meet our customers’ evolving needs,” said Larry Trevarthen, director, Business Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “Print Audit’s print management software coupled with Epson’s WorkForce®Pro business printers provides resellers with a productive and cost-efficient printing solution for the workplace.”
The joint effort between Epson and Print Audit allows both companies to offer customers and resellers MPS support services that equate to simplified data collection for printing costs and activities. Advantages to this partnership include automation for supplies and service management; increased profitability and alert systems for increased control.
WorkForce Pro printers are certified with Print Audit’s Facilities Manager platform, which is an easy to use tool designed to remotely collect meter reads, automate supplies fulfillment and report service information for managing fleets of printers, copiers, fax machines, and multi-function devices. The platform enables resellers and IT professionals to maximize productivity by ensuring every facet of printing costs is accounted for.
“Print Audit is dedicated to providing customers with a streamlined yet robust MPS solution and certification with Epson WorkForce Pro printers underscores that commitment,” said West McDonald, vice president of Business Development, Print Audit. “Epson’s innovative business printers deliver reliable and professional results, and this partnership allows resellers to provide an enhanced level of service through a cost efficient platform.”
All Epson commercial printers are available through the Epson ImageWaySM Partner Program and authorized MPS resellers and distributors. For more information about Epson’s ImageWay Program, visit http://imageway.goepson.com or contact an Epson sales representative at 800-947-8247.
About Print Audit
Established in 1999 and headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Print Audit’s mission is to help office equipment dealers grow their businesses. The company does this through its Premier membership program which was created to teach dealers how to Win New Customers, Keep Current Customers and Build Recurring Revenue. To date, Premier members have acquired 1016 new customers, added over $3.7 million in monthly recurring revenue and retained 87% of their print management clients. Premier members are working together to build the most influential group of office equipment dealers in the world.
Print Audit is the most comprehensive provider of device and print management solutions. The company not only helps members remotely manage their printer fleets, but has also developed a variety of tools that enable organizations to monitor and control user printing behavior. Premier members enjoy access to all of Print Audit solutions for a flat monthly fee.
Print Audit has offices located worldwide. Visit www.printaudit.com to learn more.
Epson is a global innovation leader dedicated to exceeding expectations with solutions for markets as diverse as the office, home, commerce, and industry. Epson’s lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 72,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.epson.com.
EPSON and WorkForce are registered trademarks, Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark, and PrecisionCore is a trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. ImageWay is a service mark of Epson America, Inc. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.
LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of digital imaging solutions, today announced several of its business document scanners have been certified for use with eFileCabinet, a leading document management software for small-to-medium sized businesses. The combined solution will allow SMBs to maximize workplace organization and efficiently capture, store, manage, share, and protect valuable data virtually. Epson WorkForce® document scanners deliver fast speeds, high-quality scans and integrate easily into existing infrastructures utilizing eFileCabinet.
eFileCabinet software is designed to meet the needs of SMBs in a range of compliance-heavy verticals including accounting, finance, insurance, HR, small government, medical offices and clinics, non-profits, manufacturing, and transportation. A need for reliable, high-quality and affordable hardware to work seamlessly with eFileCabinet’s software led to the certification of the Epson WorkForce DS-510, WorkForce DS-760 and WorkForce DS-860scanners.
“Our document management solution is particularly successful for small-to-medium sized businesses because it is easy to use, full featured, very secure and value-priced to enable small businesses to succeed,” said Benoy Tamang, vice president, Marketing, eFileCabinet. “We chose to integrate our software with Epson because its WorkForce scanners deliver excellent performance, fast speeds, image quality, reliable paper handling andaccuracy at an affordable price, providing the best value for our customers.”
The WorkForce DS-760 and DS-860, Epson’s fastest professional sheetfed document scanners1, are versatile workgroup or departmental solutions designed for a wide range of markets – from healthcare and finance to insurance and legal. Delivering scan speeds up to 65 pages per minute (ppm)2, the DS-760 and DS-860 offer robust duty cycles, scanning up to 4,500 and 6,000 sheets per day, respectively, and can hold up to 80 pages in the built-in Automatic Document Feeder (ADF). The WorkForce DS-510 is a compact scanner with scan-to-cloud capabilities with its intuitive one-touch button, fast scan speeds (up to 26 ppm/52ipm) and the ability to scan to email and PDF.
The WorkForce DS-860, DS-760 and DS-510 are equipped with a robust software package including Epson Document Capture Pro, advanced color and image adjustment capabilities, OCR software, and TWAIN and ISIS drivers for ultimate compatibility with third-party programs, such as eFileCabinet. The models can scan both sides of one sheet in just one pass for increased efficiency. They also feature ultrasonic double-feed detection technology, which senses if more than a single page has been fed in to the scanner and automatically stops the scan, enabling users to easily correct mis-feeds without restarting the entire process.
“Epson prides itself on creating document scanning solutions that are fast, as well as provide impressive image quality and versatility, and our certification with eFileCabinet reflects our commitment to enabling businesses to increase efficiency for document management,” said Mark Pickard, senior product manager, Document Scanners, Epson America, Inc. “eFileCabinet is a competitively priced and robust solution ideal for SMBs operating within compliance requirements and an ideal match for our sheetfed scanner portfolio.”
About eFileCabinet, Inc.
eFileCabinet, Inc. offers a suite of document management software and file-sharing products/services to help businesses and organizations work quicker, smarter, and more collaboratively. eFileCabinet provides cutting-edge paperless software products and services that enable companies to capture, store, manage, share, and protect valuable data while helping them meet regulatory compliance requirements from governing bodies such as HIPAA, GLB and SEC/FINRA. eFileCabinet’s document management software, file storage, and sharing services can be hosted on a company’s local network or as software-as-a-service (SaaS) via the cloud. With more than 12 years in the document management software industry, eFileCabinet is the trusted choice for over 145,000 users worldwide to store, protect, and share their valuable and confidential data.
Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 72,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com.
 WorkForce DS-860 offers up to 65 ppm
2 Based on letter-sized scans at 300 dpi in black-and-white, grayscale or color mode
Note: EPSON and WorkForce are registered trademarks, and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.
The biggest complaint (and biggest question) revolving around the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus was the size of each device. Not only were people uncertain about the awkwardness of typing or holding a larger phone to their ear, but some (mostly women) were concerned about how to carry the phone.
Men had it a little bit easier with larger pockets on their clothing, but most women felt forced into tossing their phone in their purse, which is always a bit of a problem because we all know that the thing we want in a purse has always fallen to the bottom.
The Leather HandiCase with QI charger is an affordable and stylish solution to this problem. This premium leather case (offered in three colors) protects your phone from any bending (we all know about that one), scratching, or dropping without adding a lot of unnecessary bulk like you find with a lot of the dual cases. In addition, it also includes slots for your ID and cards (though ApplePay has reduced the need to carry as many cards), so everything you need is in one compact location.
Unlike other cases, this case also makes charging simple. You don’t have to remove the phone from the case. The HandiCase has a Qi receiver so you simply set the phone on the Qi charger and it will charge through the case! No need to plug anything into the phone itself. You can get the case without the Qi charger, but the convenience is probably worth the extra money.
This case is currently on Kickstarter with shipping estimated in April 2015.
Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Have you tried all the various remedies and tricks to get a good night sleep without success?
The creators of Luna might have created something that can help you figure out what the real cause of the problem is. Luna is a mattress cover that goes on your bed, but the best part is that it’s smart.Luna has a variety of special features, but the most important one for most people who are interested in the product is that it has advanced sleep tracking. It tracks your sleep phases, heart rate, and breathing rate. It even takes information from throughout the day and uses all of this to give you some recommendations to help you get that deep sleep you’ve been craving.
Luna has a variety of special features, but the most important one for most people who are interested in the product is that it has advanced sleep tracking. It tracks your sleep phases, heart rate, and breathing rate. It even takes information from throughout the day and uses all of this to give you some recommendations to help you get that deep sleep you’ve been craving.
Since it ties to your phone, you’re able to easily access this information from your phone without the hassle of trying to hook something up to your computer. You can also use your phone to manage some of the other interesting features such as warming up the bed.
Yes, on those cold nights when you want nothing more than to crawl into a warm bed, you’ll no longer have to wait for your own body heat to warm up the covers. You won’t even have to walk into the room just to flick a switch for an electric blanket (if you use one of those). You just open the app on your phone and set the temperature you want. As a bonus, your partner can set their side of the bed to another temperature so you can each sleep at your preferred temperature.
To make things even better, Luna has a smart alarm feature. Using the information it gleans from your sleep patterns, it will identify the best time to wake you so that you wake more refreshed.
If you are already working on making your home a smart home, then you can tie this into your other programs like Nest, Lockitron, emberlight, BEEP, or anything else that runs through IFTTT. For example, you can set it so that your Hue lights gently turn on at the same time that the smart alarm begins to wake you at your optimal time.
You can currently pre-order Luna and save about $50-$60, depending on the size (it comes in full, queen, king, and cal king). Luna is also machine washable, so this piece of tech does not mean additional costs for care.
Luna is currently set for production in June 2015 with shipping in August 2015.
Once upon a time the gaming wars were fought between the console junkies and the PC fanatics. Gaming was serious business; only the hardcore need apply. Today gaming is still a serious business (with emphasis on the business) but the landscape has changed. Thanks to the proliferation of more powerful handheld devices in the form of phones, phablets and tablets coupled with a wide open app market that has democratized game development, it’s no longer geeky to be a gamer.
And when grandma is a gamer, it’s no surprise that 2015 is poised to be the year in which the overall value of the worldwide mobile games market will surpass that of consoles. This is the year mobile will become the global industry’s most lucrative sector. That’s a big deal when you consider that it wasn’t that long ago that gaming was considered a niche pursuit. The rapid pace of the change brings up two big questions: why and why now?
The tech will make games better than ever
Snapdragon’s mobile technology, among other innovations, has made mobile games comparable to sixth gen console games or even better in both look and feel possible. Incredible mobile GPUs support speed, graphics and length of play in one device, so players who would have had to fire up consoles to get the quality they want can now enjoy the same level of game play on phones and tablets. Aesthetically-rich titles like the RPG Chaos Rings just would not have been possible on the devices that were on the market only a few years ago. This year, expect to see games that blow 2014’s top titles out of the water because the technology gap between mobile and consoles is shrinking at a breakneck pace.
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An analysis by Gartner predicts that half of employers will require their staff to bring their own device or computer to work by 2017. And according to a report by Markets and Markets, the bring your own device market (BYOD) will be worth $284.70 billion by 2019. This rapidly evolving industry has grown from permitting employers to use their gadgets to becoming a requirement among many companies. But do the pros to bring your own device to work outweigh the cons? Find out here:
Pro: Employee Satisfaction & Ease
Workplaces tend to see an influx of productivity and innovation when employees are allowed to use their personal devices and computers for work. IBM reported that 83 percent of users valued their mobile device over a morning cup of coffee.
Employees can generally set up their own devices for work without much hassle—after all, they’re already experts at using their own tools. This keeps them more focused on work and frees up time spent waiting for the IT department. For example, Apple boasts an intuitive and easy set up, making it simple for employees to navigate their own smartphones, tablets and laptops. Management can set-up simple apps and procedures to protect data and personal information while employees can still access the device for personal use.
Con: Security Risks
Both employers and employees need to consider what type of access the other has on personal devices brought into the workplace. Employers need to protect their corporate data and sensitive information. Meanwhile, employees want to ensure their personal information on their device can’t be accessed or read by their boss.
Using a system such as Good for Enterprise can help solve security issues with mobile collaboration. Employers and device owners alike can set-up accounts with Mozy to instantly backup their computer and devices to easily restore in case of an emergency. Individual files and documents can be restored from anywhere there’s an Internet connection, or the entire device can be restored as needed.
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