Hewlett-Packard remains the leader in the printing space, which is a high-margin business courtesy of ink supplies. However, enterprises are increasingly knowledgeable about the costs of printing and looking to farm management of these devices out to companies like HP and Xerox. Other key players: Lexmark, Eastman Kodak and Ricoh.
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Staples and a limited number of stores will begin selling the 3D Systems Cube 3D Printer to the general public. But what can they do?
Staples will be among the first major retailers to offer a 3D printer. To date, 3D printers have been the focus of hobbyists.
When Little Printer surfaced last year, it quickly built up a cult following for delivering dinky portions of printed entertainment. But don't be fooled - its makers have big plans for Little Printer.
New Officejet printers that balance features and affordability are aimed at helping Indian companies lower their running costs and greatly increase productivity, as HP seeks to broaden its Inkjet portfolio in the country.
An error with money printing press paper feeds in 2010 cost the government millions of dollars and delayed the debut of $100 bills that contain many innovative, new security features.
Printer manufacturer Kyocera is looking to develop new document management tools, among others, via its new R&D facility, which is projected to be completed within three years.
This book explores how 3D printing will revolutionise the worlds of design, materials science and manufacturing.
Businesses that start experimenting with 3D printers now could gain an advantage over competitors, says Gartner.
Want to print something out using your tablet or smartphone? Although many mobile printing applications are still rather rudimentary, here are some applications you might want to research.
The high-tech giant's new ConnectKey platform embeds security, enables direct connections to cloud services and custom workflow apps.
The European Space Agency is carrying out tests to find out if it is possible to build structures on the moon for human habitation with a 3D printer.
The search engine turns up tens of thousands of publicly available printers connected directly to the Internet. Hackers, however, could launch never-ending printing attacks.
HP has reached settlements with two companies in Poland that make replacement cartridges for its printers, and is taking a third to court.
Falling cost of printers and the business case for using 3D imaging to create product prototypes more efficiently will help drive the technology toward mainstream adoption. But, its use must first be simplified.
What will be the next big thing? As cellular carriers merge and become stronger, mobile makers may not survive. Will big data analytics take off, and will 3D printing arrive with a bevy of legal and ethical issues? Here's a look ahead at 2013 and what we can expect.