The Key Point Blog

04/01/2020

India Tatro

Canon Launches varioPRINT iX-Series of Sheetfed Presses

On April 1, 2020, Canon announced the latest update to its varioPRINT series of digital printers. Designed with commercial printers in mind, the varioPRINT iX-Series offers a wide variety of capabilities to improve automation, productivity, and media handling. Following on the success of the original varioPRINT platform that was introduced in 2015, this announcement demonstrates Canon’s continued efforts to combine digital capabilities with the quality and productivity of offset.

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04/01/2020

Carl Schell

Mega Dealer Exec Discusses Making an Impact in Managed IT Services

With over 20 years of IT experience, Layton has seen it all. He started with Novell to Windows NT upgrades and segued into the dot-com bubble, after which he entered the consulting space.

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03/27/2020

Keypoint Intelligence

The Softer Side of Innovation: Kornit Announces Neopigment Robusto Softener Solution

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03/26/2020

Jamie Bsales & David Sweetnam

Your Home Printer and Network Equipment Could Be Putting Corporate Data at Risk

Recent legislation measures introduced by governments across the globe have forced businesses to take much more seriously the safeguarding of our personal data, with the threat of serious punitive fines for those who breach the rules.

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03/25/2020

Colin McMahon

Konica Minolta’s GenARate Attracts New Audience in Marketing/Advertising

Konica Minolta’s flagship augmented reality (AR) software platform, genARate, launched back in November 2018, but the company has been supporting, developing, and expanding its usage ever since. For those who may not be familiar, genARate is best described as a content creation tool for the AR space. Like many solutions, it has a mobile component – which currently includes an app that users can download (as well as a web solution…more on that later), and it also has a backend content creation studio that helps clients create intriguing and engaging AR experiences.

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03/24/2020

Eve Padula

bliQ Subscribers Speak Out

Keypoint Intelligence very recently conducted a survey of its bliQ subscribers to determine how dealers, vendors, salespeople, and others are responding to the outbreak.

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03/23/2020

Lee Davis

Demand Is Steady, Supply Chains Are Mostly Intact, and Everybody Is Working from Home

I remember learning about the Bubonic Plague and the Spanish Influenza when I was in school. I was terrified, but also relieved: “At least with modern medicine and medical technology, I’ll never have to worry about dealing with that stuff.”

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03/20/2020

Randy Dazo

Presenting Our Interactive Map of the Ongoing Pandemic

Through DOMO—the visual data analytics tool that we here at Keypoint Intelligence use— and the data John Hopkins University is aggregating from various sources, we have developed an easy-to-use and interactive map to help you follow the changes and understand the impact of the spread of the coronavirus.

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03/19/2020

Riley McNulty

Testimonials of Commercial Printers

Because of all this, people have far fewer occasions peruse programs, see signs, read promotional materials and brochures, or use course packets. This has led to a decline in printing of materials required to inform, educate, sell, amuse, and decorate.

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03/18/2020

Colin McMahon

Examining VR’s Place in the Workflow of the 21st Century

Every day brings more troubling news of the coronavirus. What at first seemed like a distant problem has quickly turned into a global event affecting nearly every aspect of business and personal life.

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