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Despite the long-heralded prospect of the 'paperless office' most offices continue to print documents. Toshiba is hoping the launch of its 2nd Generation erasable printing system will herald a new way to cut down the paper consumption that is driven by the everyday functioning of business and government.

Veritas has announced the expansion of its Information Map solution to analysing unstructured data with an S3 Connector for data residing in the Amazon cloud. Previously, Information Map only provided visibility into data protected by Veritas NetBackup softwar

Voyager Search, a developer of enterprise search solutions, has released version 1.9.9 with four major additions: a Natural Language Processing (NLP) feature; a fully cloud-enabled option; a Snapshot interface for consolidating indices; and a tool configuration interface

AccessData Group has announced the release of AD eDiscovery 6.2, a new version of its software platform that helps corporate customers better mitigate risk, ensure compliance, improve incident response efficiency and reduce overall data processing costs.

Chain Business Insights, a US research firm focused on the application of blockchain in supply chain management and trade finance, has released its first benchmark survey on blockchain in supply chain.

Contex has announced an update to the SD One MF wide format scanner. The wireless connected scanner now allows users to connect a CPU with Nextimage scanning software, giving an entry-level scanner a big boost of productivity and flexibility.

DynamicPoint, a US developer of SharePoint applications that extend the functionality of Microsoft Dynamics, has released version 2.0 of its SharePoint Customer, Vendor and Employee Portal applications. This release includes the full transition to a SharePoint add-in that will deploy to either SharePoint Office 365 or On Premise and also extends the compatibility of the product to include Dynamics 365, AX and CRM.

Epson Australia has launched the WorkForce DS-780N scanner, an interactive sheet-fed touchscreen model with built-in networking. The DS-780N is designed for high-volume scanning, with a 100-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF), USB 3.0 compatibility, and very fast colour scanning speeds of 45ppm/90ipm at 300dpi.

Wacom has announced the PHU-111 Wacom Clipboard, a smartpad that lets users complete and sign documents using standard paper forms with ink and converts the documents to a digital version in realtime.

US document management vendor GRM has developed a proprietary intelligent character recognition (ICR) solution designed to help more efficiently transition physical and unstructured data to highly-leveragable, structured digital data.