The Key Point Blog

08/02/2022

Mark DiMattei

What they mean and why you should care

There has been plenty discussion of user experience and user interface in the industry, but what do those terms actually mean? We discuss here the basics of both as well as offer some tips for aspiring solution designers.

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08/01/2022

Greg Cholmondeley

If you’re bleeding time and money, now is the time to change!

Labels are an essential way to differentiate and even personalize products to capture wider attention, but they also lead to complexities for converters. We discuss here some of the common issues facing label producers as well as how AI could be a solution to overcome them.

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07/22/2022

Mark DiMattei

Looking at how smart your smartphone can be

Most people carry at least a smartphone on them at all times, and have loaded their device up with the apps they use the most, but how many actually think about the AI functionality of these apps? We discuss here 10 common forms of AI found in mobile devices and their everyday use.

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07/08/2022

Mark DiMattei

Reducing e-waste or creating more: you decide!

Earlier this month, the European Union announced that it was going to require all new smartphones, laptops, and tablets to use a common charger by 2026. We discuss here the implications, challenges, and benefits that this new ruling can have on the market.

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06/14/2022

Lee Davis

If you make money selling print, then you can also make money selling these products

Collaboration and meeting room technologies from InfoComm 2022 (and the problems that they solve) that can help office equipment dealers evolve beyond print.

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06/13/2022

Carl Schell

Company continues transformation through products, services, positive energy, and honesty

Creating a sense of closeness at a big, in-person event can be difficult to pull off. Fortunately for Oscar Sanchez and everyone else at KYOCERA Document Solutions America who was involved with its most recent dealer meeting, they did so with relative ease.

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06/09/2022

Andrew Unsworth

Company has increased durability and comfort to conquer the industrial market

Epson has produced augmented reality smart glasses for over a decade, and has recently announced the release of the Epson Moverio BT-45C and BT-45CS devices. We discuss here the technical features as well as benefits the smart glasses can have for various industries.

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05/19/2022

Carl Schell

Company adds managed print services capabilities to its MSP software

In many ways, this MPS upgrade represents a critical juncture in the company’s ongoing initiative to increase its dealer relationships and subscriber base. Moses and I discussed that, along with the premium Tigerpaw puts on automation and customization as well as details about the development cycle of the software’s new features and functions.

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05/03/2022

Carl Schell & Jamie Bsales

Production print and digital transformation central to company’s new Client Engagement Center

Supply chain was a major topic of discussion. Along with production print, the agenda was heavy on digital transformation/managed IT and Rev’d Up, the company’s new dealer program.

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04/07/2022

Carl Schell

Breaking down consolidation figures in the print industry

We have seen nine acquisitions this year in the US, which puts us on pace to be right around 2021’s total. Mega dealers made four of them, including UBEO’s purchase of Centric Business Systems in Maryland.

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