Scanning & Capture

Kodak Alaris has announced the expansion of its distribution agreement with ACA Pacific. Building on its existing relationship with the value-added specialist IT distributor in Australia, Kodak Alaris has appointed ACA Pacific as its sole distributor in New Zealand.

Over 200 partners joined Kodak Alaris at its first virtual Partner Summit last month. The global information capture specialist had planned on holding its annual partner conference for the EMEA region in Vienna from April 21 – 23, but in light of the current COVID-19 crisis, decided to make it a virtual event. Similar events are scheduled for the United States & Canada, Asia Pacific, and Latin America regions in May and June.

A focus on the burgeoning market for Intelligent Applications that incorporate Smart Distributed Document Capture is promising a bright future for Kodak Alaris, according to Leonel Da Costa, Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region, Alaris, a Kodak Alaris business.

A major project to digitise a massive archive of HR records for a large Victorian government customer has exploited the AI and next-generation OPEX scanning capabilities at imaging bureau Advance Record Management, headquartered in Geelong.

Digital Mailrooms have been around for over 30 years, since the earliest days of industrial document scanners, so they are nothing new. Despite a shift away from paper correspondence, Digital Mailrooms remain an essential part of the Digital Transformation toolkit.  However,to maximise the benefits of a Digital Mailroom the mindset needs to be more than just purchasing high end scanners, putting them in the basement with the old mailroom, and taking a photo of every piece of paper as it enters the organisation.

There is no doubt that cloud storage systems are becoming a popular option for businesses. On-premise storage can be costly, and it usually requires an IT staff to manage it.

Auckland-based Rental & Property Management company Goode Rentals has solved a headache in data processing for water charges utilising a sophisticated capture solution from PSIGEN.

Konica Minolta Australia has announced the release of Dispatcher Phoenix, a powerful workflow solution for organisations of all sizes, from small and medium-sized businesses to large enterprises.

Brother International has announced a partnership with Kofax, providing an embedded solution on selected Brother laser printers, multifunction devices and inkjet models.

Epson has announced the launch of 7 new WorkForce devices, all powered by its PrecisionCore heat-free print technology. The new range starts with the compact WorkForce Pro WF-878R desktop printer, suitable as either the main print device for smaller businesses or as a workgroup device for larger business and culminates with the WorkForce Enterprise WF-C21000, an ultra-fast 100 ppm device designed to easily handle large print volumes and tight deadlines