InfoPrint Enters Print Market with First New Product
Analyst: InfoPrint has a chance to pick up market share from struggling Lexmark and giant HP.InfoPrint Solutions, a joint venture between Ricoh and IBM, released its first product July 13, the InfoPrint Color 1767. The Color 1767 features print speeds of up to 45 pages per minute (ppm) in black and white and up to 40 ppm in color. The 1767 supports formats such as .jpg (Joint Photographic Experts Group), PCL (Printer Control Language), PostScript and PDF.
The new printer can also handle IPDS (Intelligent Printer Data Stream) printing, which is a computer-to-printer data stream used by IBMs architecture for AFP (Advanced Function Printing) and is able to manage printing on low-end workstations, LAN-attached printers and high-volume printers.