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Ricoh Announces New InfoPrint(R) Manager Features, Delivering Increased Automation, Efficiency and Scalability to the Enterprise

InfoPrint Manager for Windows and AIX Offer Intuitive New Features for Production, Distributed and POD Customers

BOULDER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/22/13 -- Ricoh Production Print Solutions LLC (Ricoh), a leading provider of digital output solutions, today announced updates to InfoPrint Manager for AIX and Windows, a leading enterprise output management (EOM) solution. With the latest updates to InfoPrint Manager, enterprises now have more flexibility and scalability with everyday print tasks and enhanced interfaces to improve overall efficiency. InfoPrint Manager empowers enterprises to simplify and improve output delivery, reduce risk and remove unnecessary costs by increasing efficiency, security and control of the process.

InfoPrint Manager is uniquely designed to provide centralized control of both production and distributed print environments. Its easy-to-use design enables savings related to print server consolidation and IT infrastructure simplification, while also supporting applications like ERP and CRM in addition to mainframe and legacy print.

These latest updates to InfoPrint Manager deliver:

  • Mac OS Command Line Client with LDAP Authentication: Mac users can now authenticate with an LDAP server for job submission.
  • Improved User Account Control Support for InfoPrint Manager Windows clients: User Account Control (UAC) support has been added for many of the InfoPrint Manager Windows clients.
  • New TrueType Font Support for the PCL Secondary: The PCL Secondary now supports Surrogate Pair support for True-Type fonts.
  • New Finishing Operations Supported For IPDS Printers: Users now have more options for document finishing with support for an increased variety of finishing operations for IPDS printers.
  • DeviceLink Color Management Resource Support: Users can now customize conversion between input and output color spaces with added support for the International Color Consortium (ICC)'s DeviceLink Management Resource (CMR).
  • Bi-Level and Grayscale Image Support: New color support for non-Image Object Content Architecture (IOCA) allows the assignment of a color to non-IOCA bi-level and grayscale images.
  • Enhanced Barcode Support in the PCL Secondary: The PCL Secondary now supports new barcodes, including: Japan Postal Barcode, Code 128, modifier x'03' and x'04', Royal Mail Postal Bar Code (RM4SCC), DataMatrix, PDF417, QR Code.
  • New PNG Support: Portable Network Graphics (PNG) images are now supported.

Additional updates include a new Secure Shell (SSH) command support for Sun Solaris and HP-UX SAP clients, TrueType font support, and extended color support.

"Cost, complexity and risk are three of the biggest obstacles that businesses face on the path to drive efficiency and control into their enterprise output management environment," said Eric Staples, senior product manager, software, Ricoh. "These latest enhancements to InfoPrint Manager provide simple, yet powerful tools to help address these issues. Businesses can now leverage Ricoh technology to fully realize the promise of enterprise output automation and deliver information to stakeholders in a controlled and secure manner -- in the right format, and with ease."

For more information about InfoPrint Manager, click here.

| About Ricoh |

Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in more than 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2012, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,903 billion yen (approx. 23 billion USD).

The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine.change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.

For further information, please visit www.ricoh.com/about/

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