Posted on Jul 18 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Microsoft’s Surface Studio turns a desk into a creative studio. The 28-inch, ultra-HD 4.5K PixelSense display has a Zero Gravity Hinge, which allows the screen to sit at a 20-degree angle, ideal for sketching, writing and designing with a Surface Pen and Surface Dial. www.microsoft.com ...

Posted on Jul 17 2017 - 5:00pm by Editorial Content
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The new NEC E Series commercial-grade large format signage displays are designed to bring NEC’s heritage of performance and quality to the most cost-conscious customers. The perfect choice for essential applications in Retail Signage, Restaurants, Corporates, Education, Leisure, Manufacturing and Engineering. Boost your business with a low cost of ownership yet benefit from the high reliability...

Posted on Jul 17 2017 - 11:40am by Editorial Content
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Technology Reseller publisher Neil Trim immerses himself in his work with the benefit of a Samsung Quantum dot premium curved monitor. Even though the CF791 is primarily aimed at gamers, I was curious to try it out in the workplace to see how applicable it is to everyday tasks and some more demanding publishing work. After all, the likelihood is that people will use the screen both for work and play. After...

Beta Digital Media Solutions (BetaDMS), part of Beta Distribution, has agreed a deal to provide Samsung large format displays (LFDs) with additional services, such as in-house content creation, delivery and management. The partnership will enable BetaDMS resellers to generate extra revenue by offering a full digital signage service to customers instead of just hardware. BetaDMS managing director Joel...

Robotic process automation (RPA) is enabling companies to realise significant productivity gains, but it is not yet leading to broad job losses, according to a new study by global technology research and advisory firm Information Services Group (ISG). The latest ISG Automation Index report claims that RPA offers businesses a rapid, low-cost way to automate basic, rules-based business processes without...

More than half (57%) of companies are rethinking their business models due to advances in technology, such as AI, automation and data analytics, claim Nimbus Ninety and Ensono, a cloud solutions and hybrid IT services provider. Almost half (43%) of UK business decision-makers surveyed cited keeping pace with changing technology as the most significant business challenge for the year ahead. This is...

Posted on Jul 14 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Retailers are investing in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to simplify, enliven and customise the shopping experience. Zebra’s 2017 Retail Vision Study shows that: 77% of retail firms plan to use ‘real-time visibility’ in their supply chain to greatly reduce the risk of items being out of stock, with RFID platforms capable of boosting inventory accuracy by 95%; 25% plan to equip staff...

Konica Minolta’s new report, The Digital Workplace Initiative, identifies inefficient technology as a productivity drain, along with rigid working practices. Based on a survey of 100 senior IT decision-makers and 1,000 office workers across the UK, the report reveals how small distractions, computer problems and the difficulty of accessing data when working away from one’s desk all contribute to lost productivity for UK businesses. Konica Minolta points out that these problems can be overcome by investing in Digital Workplace Initiatives...

If you’ve never delved into the world of scan software before, now might just be time. Spend a little time getting to understand what can be achieved and you could suddenly become your customer’s new best friend. GDPR With many companies, big and small not only looking for time-savings and cost-efficiencies, the fast-looming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) deadline means that many of...

Posted on Jul 12 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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With less than a year until the deadline for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, 73% of European CIOs and IT managers are concerned that their organisation might not be able to meet the time-scale. A survey of 750 CIOs and IT managers from France, Germany and the UK by NetApp also highlights a worrying lack of urgency ahead of the May 25, 2018 deadline, with only 37% of respondents...