The Key Point Blog

02/03/2023

Priya Gohil

ChatGPT is all the rage, and setting off a firestorm of backlash

ChatGTP, a free-to-use tool developed by San Francisco-based tech company OpenAI, is making speedy inroads into the world of academia, literature, and even scientific publishing. We discuss here the use of ChatGTP and other chatbots, as well as their projected effects on many industries.

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01/27/2023

Deborah Hawkins

Why should businesses care?

The Ambiente conference (formerly known as Paperworld) will be exhibiting at the Frankfurt Messe, showing several devices and featuring a number of speaking engagements. We discuss here some of the key aspects of the show as well as a connection between office supplies and the retail sector.

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01/27/2023

Lee Davis

Is this a good idea?

Ricoh recently announced that the company is rebranding Fujitsu scanners, including the fi, ScanSnap, and SP Series devices. We discuss here some of the main points as well as the effect this will have on the market.

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01/24/2023

Carl Schell

What are you doing about scanners and government compliance?

Starting in June 2024, the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) and Office of Management and Budgets (OMB) will only accept digital material that meets the top-tier of FADGI guidelines.

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01/20/2023

Priya Gohil

Instant inkjet portable printer means no more embarrassing tattoos

Touted as the world’s first comprehensive temporary handheld tattoo device, Prinker S makes the creation and application of temporary tattoos quick and easy.

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01/19/2023

Rachel Dean

The new WorkForce Pro WF-C5000 series aims to minimize user intervention

Epson America, Inc. recently announced two new additions to its A4 business inkjet printer range: the WorkForce Pro WF-C5890 color MFP and the WorkForce Pro WF-C5390 color printer. We discuss here the features of these new devices and their projected affect on the market.

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01/16/2023

Mark DiMattei

How to talk intelligently when talking to AI

Many of us have interacted with a chatbot at some point—most likely as part of a customer service app on a website or maybe for entertainment. We discuss here some of the key features of chatbots as well as how they are growing for future use.

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01/10/2023

Jamie Bsales

While hardware sales falter, our forecast shows document imaging software will remain a bright spot

Document imaging software has been a bright spot amid a tough few years for the document imaging industry, with a steady decline in A3 hardware sales and related supplies (and/or managed print service) revenue due to the pandemic, supply chain issues, and the increase in hybrid workplaces.

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01/05/2023

Carl Schell

Technology Assurance Group leader discusses 2022 IT trends and looks ahead at 2023

"Where to even begin?" is one question that countless dealers have had to ask themselves prior to them establishing a managed IT services practice/program/identity (pick the noun, any of them work). But here’s the catch: There are still too many dealers that do not have an IT presence (ah-ha! another workable noun), and my suspicion is that too many of them are not making as much revenue with it as they could.

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01/04/2023

Mark Davis

Designed for individuals and families in search of a sustainable alternative

HP recently announced the launch of its new Smart Tank 5000 series, the latest addition to its range of Smart Tank all-in-one products. We discuss here some of the key details as well as the effect of its introduction to the market.

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