Free press releases distribution network?

Agency / Source: Orient Planet PR & Marketing

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



Demand for Epson Multi-Function Devices Expected to Grow by 25 per cent in Middle East During 2006 - Regional market reflects analyst predictions of global expansion in inkjet and laser MFDs
Demand for Epson Multi-Function Devices Expected to Grow by 25 per cent in Middle East During 2006

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, 2006/05/30 - Regional market reflects analyst predictions of global expansion in inkjet and laser MFDs.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Computer Hardware/Storage Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

The Middle East consumer electronics market is expected to record a rapid increase in demand for Multi-Function Devices (MFD) during 2006, driving the growth of the computer product manufacturing industry and bringing regional consumers the benefits of better-designed, feature-packed and more affordable models of Multi-Function products.

Khalil El-Dalu, General Manager, Epson Middle East said: “Multi-Function Devices are becoming common placements in homes and offices. We expect demand for Epson’s MFDs to grow by 25 per cent this year. The market is already witnessing a trend where Single Function Devices (SFD) are making way for affordable, feature-packed MFDs. Multi-Function Devices accounted for 44 per cent of Epson’s total inkjet unit shipments in fiscal 2005, which we expect to rise to 50 per cent in 2006.”

Multi-Function Devices are basically printers that come with built-in scanners and fax modems, and double as copiers and fax machines. Consumers prefer MFDs as these offer a cost-effective solution with a single machine requiring one set of consumables as against investing in several machines that need different sets of consumables. These devices occupy far less space than that required to accommodate several SFDs and are therefore ideally suited for modern, small offices and homes where space is a major constraint.

Booming consumer sales and a growing awareness of the advantages they offer have elevated MFDs from a niche market to mainstream technology. Multi-Function Devices now come with a range of capabilities, offering printer or photocopier technology, inkjet or laser models, black and white or colour models, business colour functionality and high-end graphics colour.

Higher unit shipments of Multi-Function Printers benefited Epson’s revenues during 2005-2006. This trend is expected to continue during fiscal 2006. The company predicts a steady expansion of the inkjet printer market, with demand projected to shift away from Single-Function Printers and toward Multi-Function Printers and photo printers. Epson also expects sales of low-priced colour models in the laser printer market to grow, especially in overseas markets during the year.

The past months have seen Epson successfully launching its range of stylishly designed feature-packed MFDs incorporating innovative technologies - Stylus Photo RX700, Stylus Photo RX520, Stylus CX 3700, Stylus CX 4700 and Stylus CX 4100 - in the Middle East.

Considered one of the best in the series, the Stylus Photo RX 700 model offers serious photo enthusiasts top quality photo printing, scanning, copying and archiving functionality. Incorporating features such as Photo Fine preview display, CD face printing and Photo Enhance retouching technology, the Stylus Photo RX 700 comes in a distinctive design that won it the iF Product Design Award.

Similarly, the easy-to-use Stylus Photo RX520 features Micro Piezo technology, allowing users to make high quality prints directly from popular memory cards, PictBridge and USB Direct-Print digital cameras and to copy, enlarge, retouch photos in a single step.

Targeting the home and Small and Medium Business segment, the Stylus CX 4700 and Stylus CX 3700 models use Epson’s flexible DURABrite Ultra ink and offer highly durable, laser-like prints alongside scanning and copying capabilities. While the Stylus CX 4700 comes with memory card slots and PictBridge compatibility, the Stylus CX3700 is a more cost-effective but stylishly packaged model. The Stylus CX4100 is a high-performing versatile solution featuring BorderFree printing technology.

Recent figures by analysts show that the demand for MFDs is growing at a fast clip. IDC points out that inkjet MFDs are expected to grow at a CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) of around 82 per cent between 2004 and 2006, while laser MFDs will grow at a CAGR of around 40 per cent during the same period. The home-user segment, along with the entry-level commercial market within inkjet MFDs, is expected to provide the biggest growth opportunity.

“Multi-Function Devices offer total value for money by integrating more functions in a single product. Epson’s Stylus Photo range of MFDs has gone down well among quality-conscious photo enthusiasts and professionals in the Middle East. We expect this trend, coupled with the growth of multimedia applications, to intensify in the months ahead, pushing up demand for MFDs,” El-Dalu pointed out.

Epson is the registered trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Computer Hardware/Storage Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Orient Planet PR & Marketing

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Computer Hardware/Storage articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Demand for Epson Multi-Function Devices Expected to Grow by 25 per cent in Middle East During 2006

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
|
Contact: Press Office - OrientPlanet.com 
+971 4 3988901 info[.]orientplanet.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Orient Planet PR & Marketing securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Computer Hardware/Storage via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From Orient Planet PR & Marketing / Company Profile


Read Computer Hardware/Storage Most Recent Related Press Releases:

Korenix Launches JetNet 6728G to Secure IP Surveillance Market
KorenixSky--11 Korenix Launches JetNet 6828Gf for Substation Applications
Korenix Launches JetNet 6828Gf for Substation Applications
MXstudio Network Management Suite Features New Functions to Manage the Security Status of Network Devices
Curtiss-Wright’s New Memory-Maximized 16-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor D-based DSP Module is First to Support Up to 128 GB DDR-4 Memory
Moxa Launches MC-1100 Computer Designed for Industrial Automation Applications
Eurotech Announces EDCK 4001 - A New Development Kit to Create IoT Applications from Field-to-Cloud in Minutes
Korenix Introduces Modern Train Solution - Korenix JetNet 7714G-M12
Eurotech Collaborates with Red Hat on the First Code Contribution to and the Availability of Eclipse Kapua
Korenix Launches Industrial Communication Computer - JetBox8312 for High Flexibility Deployment

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  Triggr & Bloom

Visit  JobsWare.com







 
  ©2016 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today