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Event: Epson Solutions & Technology Convention 2016 (ESTC 2016)

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Epson showcased its latest smart solutions to show how its new innovations can power the future of businesses.

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“ESTC returns this year to simplify and make intelligent business solutions more accessible to every business,” said Tan May Lin, Epson Singapore’s General Manager (Sales, Marketing & Customer Service Division).

“ESTC returns this year to simplify and make intelligent business solutions more accessible to every business,” said Tan May Lin, Epson Singapore’s General Manager (Sales, Marketing & Customer Service Division), at ESTC 2016.

The global technology leader in printing, visual communications and digital imaging demonstrated integrated solutions that addressed the varied needs that businesses had in their work processes.

ESTC 2016 is the second edition of Epson’s bi-yearly convention to engage corporate partners and customers to raise awareness on its range of business products and solutions.

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A large format printer for the marketing department, showcased at ESTC 2016 in the Sands Expo and Convention Centre at the Marina Bay in Singapore.

Epson showcased new business products ranging from office scanners to its new ultra-short throw interactive projector, mobile point of sales systems and wearable technology such as the Moverio BT-300 smart glasses and BT-2000 smart headset at the convention.

The convention was held today at Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre and attended by 153 guests including business partners, end users, media and distributors.

Integrating intelligent solutions for business success

Epson’s showcase offered insights as well as real-life demonstrations on how companies can develop a holistic strategy when investing in technology.

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New arrival: Canon imageCLASS MF515x & MF416dw laser multi-function printers

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

The new imageCLASS MF515x (S$TBA) enables seamless integration into any print networked environment, while the imageCLASS MF416dw (S$799) ensures fast performance and enhanced user experience. Both models are available in Singapore now.

The Canon imageCLASS MF416dw (left) and MF515x (right) are high-quality and reliable printers that offer feature-rich capabilities for businesses.

The Canon imageCLASS MF416dw (left) and MF515x (right) are high-quality and reliable printers that offer feature-rich capabilities for businesses.

Canon is launching the imageCLASS MF515x, under a new series in the imageCLASS multi-function line of printers, as well as the imageCLASS MF416dw.

“Organisations today are constantly looking at their business processes to gain a competitive edge. With its advanced functionality and network connectivity capabilities, our flagship imageCLASS MF515x integrates easily into existing networks thereby providing enhanced operational and cost efficiencies, productivity, and security to meet the needs of the business world,” said Edwin Teoh, Head of Marketing, Singapore Operations, Canon Singapore.

The imageCLASS MF515x comprises is designed to enable greater productivity, with features that include embedded uniFLOW, optional barcode printing, and eMaintenance support.

The imageCLASS MF416dw is equipped to handle large volume print jobs, thereby maximising efficiency for businesses.

Improved productivity and added convenience

Both models support two-sided printing, mobile printing, and flexibility to increase paper input capacity.

Both devices come with auto duplex scanning feature, and is capable of handling a variety of document sizes for fast duplex scanning or copying.

The imageCLASS MF515x also allows a wider scan range of legal-sized documents with its platen glass.

The 3.5-inch Touch Screen LCD Display allows users to navigate through the menu, create shortcuts to access frequent tasks.

The imageCLASS MF416dw prints at 33 ppm, while the imageCLASS MF515x offers a high print speed of 40 ppm.

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New arrival: Five Brother mono laser printers for business

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Brother has launched in Singapore 3 new mono laser printers and 2 new Multi-Function Centres for business. Available in Singapore now. Prices below.

Summary of the key features for the two new Multi-Function Centres.

Summary of the key features for the two new Multi-Function Centres. Click to enlarge.

The five new models are targeted at high print volume office environments.

The new family is the first mono laser range by Brother to print at up to 50 pages per minute (ppm).

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Brother Singapore launched the new devices at Suntec Singapore. Prices below.

  • HL-L5100DN: S$588
  • HL-L6200DW: S$788
  • HL-L6400DW: S$888
  • MFC-L5700DN: S$888
  • MFC-L6900DW: S$1,388

This is also the first Brother mono laser series to feature a new heavy duty Automatic Document Feeder with an 80-sheet capacity, a 60% improvement over the previous series.

Summary of the key features for the three new mono laser printers.

Summary of the key features for the three new mono laser printers. Click to enlarge.

Maximum input capacity has improved by 150% to a maximum paper input of 2,650 pages, another ‘first’, while the dual CIS supports 100 images per minute (ipm) scanner is another new introduction.

More details from the press release below.

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Price & Availability: Dell 2016 range of business IT devices

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Below are the prices and availability of Dell’s 2016 range of business IT devices that are optimised for the future workforce.

Dell S2825cdn Multi-Function printer, scanner, and copier.

Dell S2825cdn Multi-Function printer, scanner, and copier.

Dell’s new range of computing solutions include new Latitude & Vostro notebooks, Precision workstations, OptiPlex desktops & AiOs, UltraSharp monitors, as well as Dell Document Hub application and multifunction printers.

Below are the prices and availability in Singapore.

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New arrival: Dell introduces 2016 range of business IT devices

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

The computing solutions are optimised for the future workforce and include new Latitude & Vostro notebooks, Precision workstations, OptiPlex desktops & AiOs, UltraSharp monitors, as well as Dell Document Hub application and multifunction printers. Prices and availability here.

Dell OptiPlex 7040 Small Form Factor desktop, a Dell UltraSharp U2715H monitor, and KM636 keyboard and mouse.

Dell OptiPlex 7040 Small Form Factor desktop, a Dell UltraSharp U2715H monitor, and KM636 keyboard and mouse.

Dell says that the company has combined the latest hardware technologies including Intel Core and Xeon processors for superior performance, with Windows 10 software for a more intuitive user experience.

Dell U2417HWI Monitor - side views of screen tilting.

Dell U2417HWI Monitor – side views of screen tilting.

The new Latitude series combines beautiful design with business-class security, manageability and reliability, while the Vostro portfolio balances performance with style for small businesses.

The redesigned Precision Workstations combine innovation with high-performance to deliver sleek, new portfolio for creative professionals.

The latest portfolio of OptiPlex business PCs is smaller, faster and more energy efficient

The new Dell displays promise stunning picture and greater productivity.

A new Dell printing solution offer one-stop access to multiple cloud-based services for easy sharing, collaboration and printing.

Details in the press release below.

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New arrivals: Canon imageFORMULA P-215II and P-208II scanners

Friday, September 12th, 2014

The new imageFORMULA P-215II (S$399) and P-208II (S$279) are now available in Singapore at Canon authorised dealers.

Canon imageFORMULA P-215II (top) and P-208II (bottom) scanners. Priced at S$399 and S$279 respectively.

Canon imageFORMULA P-215II (top) and P-208II (bottom) scanners. Priced at S$399 and S$279 respectively.

The new lightweight and portable scanners from Canon offers convenience, easy operation and performance; and makes on-the-go scanning a breeze.

Apart from a lightweight body, these devices come with an intuitive user interface and multiple editing options for the digitisation of documents, offering easy operation without the need to install any drivers.

New image processing functions have also been introduced to give users better control over the image quality and output.

More details from the press release.

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COMEX 2013 (5 – 8 Sep) at Singapore Expo & promotions flyers

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

The third of four large annual IT exhibitions in Singapore is here again, this time at the Singapore Expo, Halls 5 and 6. COMEX will open from 12 noon to 9 pm (Admission FREE). Floor plan and promotion flyers below.

COMEX 2013 (5 - 8 September) at Singapore Expo, 12 noon to 9pm, admission Free.

COMEX 2013 (5 – 8 September) at Singapore Expo, 12 noon to 9pm, admission Free.

For COMEX 2013, I’ve compiled promotions and flyers from selected exhibitors in a photo album on the tech4tea.com Facebook Page.

You can browse the album or directly access a specific flyer via the list of links below.

Promotions/Flyers in alphabetical order

  • ASUS desktops, All-in-Ones, laptops, Ultrabooks, tablets, phablets, smartphones, monitors, projectors, wireless networking equipment.
  • Canon
  • Dell desktops, All-in-Ones, laptops, Ultrabooks; and monitors.
  • Epson single-function printers, scanners and projectors, as well as multi-function inkjet and laser printers.
  • Fujitsu notebooks, Ultrabooks, tablet/laptop hybrids and PC accessories.
  • Fuji Xerox DocuPrint monochrome/colour laser printers for personal, SOHO or SME use.
  • HP
    • Monochrome/colour inkjet/laserjet printers and accessories, including mouse, keyboards, headsets, speakers, laptop bags and backpack, webcams and batteries.
    • Monitors & Computers (desktops, All-in-Ones, laptops, Ultrabooks, tablets and hybrid notebook/tablets)
  • Jabra audio accessories, wireless headsets, speakers.
  • Lenovo PCs: All-in-One desktop computers, multi-mode laptops, Ultrabooks, and hybrid notebook/tablets.
  • Linksys wireless devices.
  • M1 mobile, mobile broadband, home broadband, and MiBox TV.
  • Netgear networking equipment eg. switches, routers and media streamers.
  • Nikon CoolPix compact cameras, Nikon 1 mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, as well as DSLRs.
  • Norton security software solutions: Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, Norton AntiVirus.
  • nubox Apple products and accessoires.
  • Olympus compact or tough cameras, DSLRs, mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, lenses and accessories.
  • Plantronics Bluetooth mobile headsets.
  • Samsung
  • Seagate storage products – hard disks, personal cloud storage/backup and media streaming solutions.
  • SingTel mobile, mobile broadband, home broadband, and Mio TV.
  • Skullcandy earphones and headphones.
  • StarHub mobile, mobile broadband, home broadband, StarHub TV – for home use and for businesses/enterprises.
  • tech@vogue accessories for smartphones, tablets and PCs.
  • TomTom portable navigation GPS devices, car chargers, phone mounts and Nike+ SportWatch GPS.
  • WD storage products (hard disks and personal cloud solutions) and HD Media Player.

With more than 830 exhibitors, COMEX claims to be Singapore’s biggest IT and consumer technology exhibition.

Below are the floor plans for the exhibitors.

Floor plan for COMEX 2013.

Floor plan for COMEX 2013.

The four major IT exhibitions in Singapore are:

Exhibition Dates Venue
IT Show 2013 7-10 Mar Marina Bay Sands
PC Show 2013 6-9 Jun Singapore Expo
COMEX 2013 5-8 Sep Singapore Expo
SITEX 2013 28 Nov – 1 Dec Singapore Expo

New scanner: Brother ADS-2600DW standalone desktop scanner

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The newly-launched scanner has a 3.7-inch touchscreen user interface and is capable of wireless scanning for local and cloud storage. Available now in Singapore at S$988 (incl. GST).

Brother ADS-2600DW, available in Singapore now at S$988.

Brother ADS-2600DW, available in Singapore now at S$988. Photo from: Brother

The Brother ADS-2600DW sports a one-touch scan button and is capable of creating searchable PDFs, as well as duplex scanning at up to 24 pages per minute in a single pass.

“… innovative and easy-to-use business solution for busy workgroups and small-to-medium businesses that require critical hard-copy documents to be quickly and easily converted, managed and stored to a variety of business destinations,” said Takeo Shimazu, Managing Director, Brother International Singapore Pte Ltd.

It also comes bundled with software to take advantage of a broad range of professional functions.

The ADS-2600W is Brother’s flagship scanner and promises a full suite of features to help collaborate, update and access documents while embracing the convenience of cloud technology.

Scanned documents can be sent directly from the machine to a wide variety of business and professional destinations such as Google Drive, Evernote, Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive, Facebook, Flickr and Picasa Web Albums, as well as Microsoft SharePoint through the included Nuance PaperPort software.

The ADS-2600W also scans to local destinations such as email servers and FTP sites, USB flash memory drive and even Android phones and tablets.

Key features of the Brother ADS-2600DW scanner are listed below.

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IT Show 2013 promotions: Epson printers, scanners, projectors

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Epson will be at IT Show 2013 at Marina Bay Sands at Level 1, Booth 1217.

Click to view or download Epson promotions during IT Show 2013.

Click to view or download Epson promotions during IT Show 2013.

Check out Epson’s range of single and multifunction inkjet and laser printers, as well as single function scanners and projectors.

Also take a look at the newly launched L-series inkjet printers using the refillable ink tank system.

SITEX 2012 promotions: Canon cameras, printers & multifunction devices

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Canon will be at SITEX 2012 at Hall 4B, Booth 4B01 in the Singapore EXPO.

Click to view or download Canon promotions for SITEX 2012.

Click to view or download Canon promotions for SITEX 2012. (Caution: 7MB PDF file with 5 flyers)

imageCLASS MF4420W (S$229), home-office multi-function laser printer. Print, scan, copy, wired/wireless LAN.

imageCLASS MF4420W (S$229), home-office multi-function laser printer. Print, scan, copy, wired/wireless LAN.

Check out Canon’s SITEX 2012 promotions and discounts for its range of DSLRs, EOS M mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, as well as Ixus and PowerShot range of compact cameras.

Not forgetting its Legria range of camcorders.

For printers, it has the PIXMA inkjets, as well as imageCLASS series of laser printers and multifunction devices.

Scanners, Inks and toners are also available.