Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East has unveiled the new bizhub i-Series, the next generation IoT-enabled multifunction printer line from the award-winning bizhub legacy portfolio. Inspired by the company’s continuing ambition to create value for its customers and rethink the way multifunctional printers work for them, the i-Series delivers a smart technology hub that can embrace evolving business models.
“The launch of the bizhub i-Series in the region will transform the industry as these smart devices set the stage for the workplace of the future”, said Kazuo Kobayashi, managing director, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East. We believe the i-Series as the future – the innovative technology that will allow businesses to perform at their best through high-quality work catering to their evolving business needs.
The smart devices of i-Series enhance office connectivity while preparing it to be future-ready. From operational improvements to digital transformation, the i-Series streamlines business processes by powering new opportunities for productivity and innovation.
“The new, intelligent i-Series cultivates a modern workplace, securely and effectively, allowing for better, scalable experiences and increased productivity,” Kobayashi added. The stylish, contemporary design of bizhub C300i and C360i boasts of an intuitive smartphone-style user interface with a tiltable, floating 10” touchscreen panel and LED status indicators featuring easy-to-use interfaces.
The i-Series houses a powerful engine, a quad-core Central Processing Unit, standard 8GB of memory and 256GB Solid State Drive (SSD) for quick-response, high-performance operations. The full-speed media printing range, high-speed dual-scan document feeder, digital skew correction and large capacity trays provide reliable functionality.
The new units come ready to connect to an array of bEST-certified solutions, such as Dispatcher Phoenix and many others, to enhance workflow and maximize productivity, eliminating repetitive tasks, cutting costs, and reducing manual and human errors. The i-Series intelligently collects data for self-diagnosis and optimum replacement time predictions of parts and consumables to minimizing downtime and ensuring uninterrupted use.
The i-Series fosters a secure work ecosystem where data is protected and reliably accessible. Service includes a layer of top-grade security, with bizhub SECURE services that protect documents through data encryption and locked passwords. The new i-Series also reflects Konica Minolta’s strong commitment to environmental sustainability.
As part of the top energy-saving bizhub product line, each model is labeled EPEAT Gold, and complies with the more stringent Blue Angel standards. Blue Angel is the first worldwide environmental label, to inform consumers about environmentally friendly products thereby giving global support to product-related environmental protection.