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SHARP WINS COVETED BLI RELIABILITY AWARD PLUS FOUR ADDITIONAL AWARDS FOR ITS HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL MFP LINEUP
Sharp has received a total of five awards from Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab (BLI), including the award for "Most Reliable Monochrome Copier MFP Brand." Presented once every three years, this award honours the manufacturer whose product line is determined to be the most reliable based on the combined results of all models subjected to BLI's rigorous testing.
SHARP IS FIRST TO MARKET WITH 8K PROFESSIONAL DISPLAY
Sharp’s 70” 8K professional display, the LV-70X500E, is now available to buy. The ultra-high resolution monitor is the first 70” 8K display to be mass produced, offering cutting edge companies and innovators in Europe a new standard for image precision. The display comes with a three-year warranty from Sharp, with service support.
SHARP LAUNCHES NEW PV PANEL AT INTERSOLAR 2018 (STAND: A2.550)
At Intersolar 2018, Sharp Energy Solutions will present its expanded product portfolio of PV panels and energy management systems, and discuss the recent completion of an extensive project.
SHARP LAUNCHES NEW A4 MONO MFP'S WITH TIME-SAVING FEATURES
Sharp Europe today announces that its new line of A4 monochrome MFP devices is now available to buy. The new MX-B355W and MX-B455W Advanced Series models are the first joint venture with partner Foxconn, and offer the same powerful workflow features and ease of use as Sharp’s A3 models.
SHARP LAUNCHES MOST FLEXIBLE SMART SIGNAGE RANGE
At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018, Sharp is showing its largest ever range of flexible signage solutions, with the launch of two smart display ranges for the mainstream market, with System on Chip (SoC) or Mini OPS options, and a wider choice of third-party applications.
SHARP PRESENTS NEW GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES AT INSPIRE EXPO 2018
At Sharp’s international partner event, Inspire Expo 2018, Jeff Ashida, Sharp Europe’s President, told over 600 dealer representatives that the company is uniquely positioned to help them maximise profit now, and in the future, as office technology evolves and becomes smarter.
SHARP FIRST MANUFACTURER TO ACHIEVE NEW INTERNATIONAL SECURITY STANDARD
Digital colour document systems from Sharp first to receive Certification for Common Criteria, compliant with Protection Profile for Hardcopy Devices v1.0, from JISEC
SHARP LAUNCHES WORLD’S LARGEST COMERCIALLY AVAILABLE VIDEO WALL DISPLAY
Sharp announces that its unique 70” video wall display is now available to buy. The high-impact PN-V701 is the largest display of this type on the market. It is the latest addition to Sharp’s PN-V range, which is popular for projects for high end retailers and transport hubs due to its high brightness and reliability during 24/7 continuous operation.
SHARP EXTENDS A3 COLOUR LINE-UP WITH ENTRY LEVEL MODEL
Sharp has today introduced an entry-level MFP to its A3 colour line-up. The MX-2630N supports flexible ways of working and provides the easy-to-use functions common across its whole A3 colour range, meaning Sharp now offers small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) and smaller workgroup users the same improved experience from 26ppm to 75ppm.
SHARP LAUNCHES ‘PLUG & GO’ WIRELESS MODULE FOR EASY COLLABORATION
Sharp today announces the launch of a Wireless Mini OPS (Open Pluggable Specification) module for its latest generation BIG PAD interactive displays and range of PN-R professional displays. The unique Wireless module (PN-ZB03W) was developed by Sharp to allow you to easily and quickly connect your devices to Sharp displays, without cables.
SHARP LAUNCHES AFFORDABLE 90” DIGITAL SIGNAGE DISPLAY
Sharp today announces that its high-impact 90” PN-Q display is now available to buy. Sharp launched the PN-Q range this year to meet demand from businesses for high quality but cost-effective displays for signage and presentations.
SHARP LAUNCHES FIRST 72 CELL MONO PV MODULE
Sharp Europe today launches its first monocrystalline 72 cell photovoltaic (PV) module: NUSC360 (360W). The high power, high efficiency solar panel is ideal for use in large-scale commercial installations, and marks Sharp’s increasing investment in the non-residential side of its Energy Solutions business.
Sharp Launches New 65” BIG PAD with Wireless Option
Sharp today launches the BIG PAD PN-65SC1, its latest large format interactive display with a Mini Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) Expansion Slot. The new 65-inch entry-level model combines flexibility and connectivity with the functionality of the BIG PAD range to make collaboration in classrooms and meetings easier.
Sharp Appoints New CEO Europe
Sharp announces that Yoshihisa (Bob) Ishida, Executive Vice President, Sharp Corporation, has been appointed to the position of CEO, Sharp Europe. Mr Ishida takes over from Tetsuji (Ted) Kawamura, who will be moving to a position at Sharp Electronics Corporation (USA).
Employee IT Behaviour Highlights GDPR Compliance Risk
A large number of the UK’s 2.55 million businesses[i] are at risk of huge financial penalties, as employees ignore company policies around confidential data. Research from Sharp has identified that 1 in 12 office workers (8%) has had access to confidential information that they should not have had, and nearly a quarter (24%) admit to storing work information in the public cloud even though they are not permitted to.
SHARP LAUNCHES NEW B2B ENERGY SHOP FOR EUROPEAN CUSTOMERS
Sharp today introduces the Sharp Energy Shop for European installers and distributors, following a positive reception at Intersolar 2017. Customers are now able to buy PV panels and battery solutions directly from Sharp at their convenience - 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
SHARP LAUNCHES NEW BIG PAD WITH PRIVACY BUTTONS
Sharp has added two new privacy buttons to its latest BIG PAD interactive displays. The 70” PN-70SC5 and 80” PN-80SC5 include ‘Freeze Frame’ and ‘Blackout’ buttons on the bezel to give a presenter the ability to instantly freeze or blank the display while they work on their connected device, or prepare the content that they will show next. These new features have been added to give presenters more confidence to lead engaging, collaborative meetings.
SHARP LAUNCHES 70” AFFORDABLE DIGITAL SIGNAGE DISPLAY
Sharp announces that its 70” PN-Q display is now available to buy. The PN-Q range is a new addition to Sharp’s portfolio to meet demand from businesses for high quality but cost-effective devices for signage applications and meeting rooms. The 60”, 80” and 90” models will follow in June.
INTERSOLAR 2017: SHARP SHOWCASES HIGH PERFORMANCE PV MODULE
At Intersolar, booth A2.571, Sharp Energy Solutions Europe will show the results of heavy investment in product development over the past 12 months. This includes a highly efficient and award-winning 48-cell back-contact module as well as the flexible "Smart Chap" energy management platform. The platform features a multitude of functions that are easy to use, and is compatible with hardware from a wide range of manufacturers.
New High Speed, High Volume Printing System from Sharp
Sharp Business Systems UK today launches the MX-M905, an easy to use, 90 ppm addition to their popular multifunction printer (MFP) line up. This new high-speed monochrome MFP is designed to handle the demands of high volume environments, where productivity and reliability are critical and ease of use is essential.
Sky Sports Unveils Innovative ‘Tactics Table’ As Sharp’s BIG PAD
Sharp today announced that its award-winning BIG PAD PN-70TW3 is being used by broadcaster Sky for its flagship football analysis programme on Sky Sports; Monday Night Football.
Negativity Epidemic Identified In UK Offices
UK businesses are in the grip of a negativity epidemic, as research from Sharp reveals that over two thirds (63%) of office workers feel negatively about their workplace, with outdated ways of working causing low morale and low motivation across the country.
Sharp Launches First Interactive Display for Huddle Spaces
At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), Sharp launches the PN-40TC1, its first 40-inch BIG PAD interactive display for small, informal meeting spaces. The display offers many benefits of Sharp’s larger BIG PAD displays at a smaller size, making it easier for groups of two to six people to share ideas and work effectively together.
Sharp to "Positively Disrupt" at ISE 2017
Sharp shows an ambitious new product roadmap on stand 12/E76
Sharp Launches New Signage Platform and Solutions at ISE 2017
At Integrated Systems Europe, Sharp launches its Sharp Open Architecture Platform for digital signage, which offers end users easy ways to download, store and play content directly from a Sharp display. The Platform is a combination of new hardware and software from Sharp and partnerships with third-party signage software providers.
Sharp Wins Eight BLI Awards
Sharp to receive seven ‘Pick’ Awards plus an Outstanding Achievement Award
Sharp Launches 270W Poly PV Module
Launch reflects significant expansion of Sharp’s PV module range