The Making of the 3D Printed, Liquid-Cooled Computer

Computers have always played a critical role in 3D printing. It’s no coincidence that as soon as Chuck Hull invented the technology in 1983, he immediately assembled a team to create and share the STL file format—which remains the most widely used file format for 3D printing today. Over the years, advances in computational power … Read More

How 3D Printing is Helping Planetary Resources Rethink Spacecraft

It costs $50 million for every ton we send to space. In order to travel light, spacecraft must be intelligently designed and manufactured to have the lowest part count and weight possible. That is why Planetary Resources has turned to 3D printing. Through 3D printing, the designers and engineers at Planetary Resources are now able … Read More

What You Need to Know About E-Signatures and Business Processes

Electronic signatures or e-signatures have the power to change the way we interact with all kinds of documents: mortgages, vendor contracts, sales agreements, briefing NDAs, check requests, FDA submissions, even how we pay for our mochas at the coffee shop. As use of e-signatures becomes mainstream, capturing legal signatures is no longer a stumbling block … Read More

Don’t Ignore that Message

Have you ever had a message come up on your machine and you do what it says but the message just won’t go away? It happens sometime and though I would love to be able to tell you exactly why it happens it will remain one of those mysteries like why do you press harder … Read More

What is EIP on the MFP?

Well that is the Xerox Extensible Interface Platform (EIP) on the Multifunctional printers (MFP). Still not clear? Let’s take a closer look; the Xerox Extensible Interface Platform enables independent software vendors, partners and in-house programmers to develop customized programs that can be accessed directly from the Xerox Multifunction printer. These solutions can use your existing … Read More

What are the New Innovative Trends in Customer Service?

Not too long ago, customers didn’t have much leverage when a product or service failed to live up to expectations. Sure, they could shop elsewhere, but that was a blunt tool that didn’t command attention from the business even if it quietly signaled dissatisfaction on a macro level. How times have changed. Social media, smartphones, … Read More

2015 ConnectKey App Contest Grand Prize Winner

The Grand Prize winning app from the Image Source expands its Salesforce, opening up new A4 sales opportunities and removing what can sometimes be a barrier to purchase — the salesperson. The app, which can be installed on any Xerox® ConnectKey® Technology enabled device lets customers purchase printers, MFPs and supplies directly from the console. … Read More

The Path of an Invoice

5 Benefits to Digital Workflows How your company’s documents are handled can have direct impact on your overall performance. Let’s take your invoicing process, for example. Customers expect prompt and accurate billing and your company needs efficiency to ensure that accounts payable team members have time to complete all of their work. Technology has enabled … Read More

3D Systems Launches ProX DMP 320 for High Precision, High Throughput Direct Metal Printing

Leverages expertise in high volume metal additive manufacturing Exchangeable print modules increase application versatility and productivity Centralized maintenance management and serial manufacturing workflow support create operating cost advantages Release Date: Monday, January 4, 2016 – 09:00 ROCK HILL, South Carolina, January 4, 2016 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the immediate commercial availability of the … Read More

PARC and Nomura Research Institute (NRI) Sign MOU to Better Serve Globally

ARC research expertise and NRI consulting and IT integration experience helps customers drive new innovations JAN 06, 2016 — RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PALO ALTO, Calif. —  PARC, A Xerox Company, and Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI) today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), formalizing a comprehensive partnership to better serve forward-looking global … Read More

American Wind: micro footprint, macro output

American Wind uses 3D printing from Quickparts to defy ‘bigger is better’ argument for wind turbines. Robert Yost can identify with Nikola Tesla, the genius inventor who advocated AC to Thomas Edison’s DC electrical power. Like Tesla, Yost has a lofty vision: Using very small turbines called MicroCubes to transform the process of turning wind … Read More

The Death of Printed and Mailed Bills and Statements is Highly Exaggerated

Over the last year, the Infotrends research and consulting teams have worked with transactional printers that print bills and statements and have learned that there are two very different opinions about the future of bills and statements. One group believes that printed bills and statements will remain critically important to consumers and they are investing … Read More

How to Get a Fresh Start in 2016

As the last days of 2015 wind down, it’s wise to keep your return clearly in mind. Use some of your remaining time this year to prepare yourself to return in January and be productive right out of the gate. Getting ready to do this can be easier than you think. 3 small fixes to … Read More

Xerox Fax Forward Turns Fax to E-mail

Have you ever wished that the fax you received would have just been emailed to you? Well have we got a feature for you. The Fax Forward to E-mail feature can be used to automatically forward fax jobs to an e-mail address to save paper and speed retrieval and distribution. The printer can be configured … Read More

Logging In as System Administrator on Your Xerox Printer

Do you know how to log in as the System Administrator on your Xerox printer or multifunction device? The system administrator mode allows you to access many accounting, security and gives you access to change default modes on the machine. The machines come with a default username and password. The password can be changed to … Read More

Xerox® IntegratedPLUS Automated Color Management

Calling all production and press users let’s talk color management. Are the greens in Peoria too blue? Are the reds in Saskatchewan too orange? Managing color on each individual device can create inconsistencies in color from machine to machine and location to location. IntegratedPLUS Automated Color Management is a cloud-based color management that is seamlessly … Read More

Get Ready for 2016

Happy New Year!! We have reached the end of 2015 We hope you had a productive 2015 and to ensure you start off right in the New Year there are a few things you can do to make sure your Xerox Printer or Multifunction Device is ready for a productive 2016. Make sure to clean … Read More

Salary Research for Interns, Co-op Students, and Recent Graduates

Internships, co-op student work programs, and recent graduate hiring initiatives have much to offer your organization: A unique, motivated, and affordable resource for temporary but immediate project needs A way to evaluate potential employees A source of new perspectives on old problems An enhanced corporate image in the community The competitive advantage is clear, but … Read More

Servicing the Internet of Things and the New Digital Economy

By Chuck Brooks, Vice President and Client Executive, Department of Homeland Security We are emerging into a digital era comprised of more than 50 billion connected devices, smart cities, smart homes, smart businesses, and smart governments. Almost everything and anything will be interfaced with sensors and fully automated in the near future. It’s safe to … Read More