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Bridging borders in communications to create the future workplace


Kuala Lumpur (30 September 2014) – With the advancement of technology and the rise in office workspace cost, the increasingly growing mobile workforce today now have a solution to a more comprehensive and worthwhile workplace investment, that will improve work efficiency as well as productivity, thanks to the latest range of industry leading communication products introduced by Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

Ricoh’s new communication products – Unified Communication Systems (UCS), Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) and the Ultra Short Throw Projector series are set to pave the way for real-time communication and information sharing, creating an optimised workplace as Ricoh understands the importance of promoting employee productivity as well as satisfaction that supports collaborative and social office activities, that ultimately reduces workplace costs with innovative infrastructures set in place.

“At Ricoh, we imagine the future world to be a seamlessly connected place. We constantly change, innovating new styles of work to stay ahead of the industry. The trend we see today is an increasingly mobile workforce. Therefore, the need to continuously equip customers to meet the demands of an evolving work style is imperative. We believe the simple solution to complement a future office is to introduce easy visual communications – connecting businesses and customers, with anyone, anywhere and at any time,” said Mr. Peter Wee, Chief Operating Officer of Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

One fine example is RICOH’s UCS P3000, a cloud based system that makes connections via the internet simple. Light and compact in structure, the P3000 is packaged perfectly with all the devices businesses need such as a camera, a mic and a speaker, making it easily portable for conferences and presentations. It is also made compatible with personal computers and mobile tablet devices with a simple download of the UCS app, thereby expanding its reach.

Ricoh UCS P3000
Ricoh UCS P3000

Equipped with enhanced functions that connect to up to 20 sites while it displays up to nine divided images at a time, the RICOH P3000 speaker switch and smooth screen sharing functions create a lean and efficient communication flow with minimal interruption or distortion. With its offerings, it is able to revolutionise businesses, as it reduces travel costs, accelerates decision making, while complementing a new work style.

“We strive to reduce the cost of communication and collaboration to extend our customers’ reach without stretching them thin. This is the beauty of possessing an intelligent communications suite. Ricoh’s Communications Services allow our customers to cut through the noise and engage effectively with their counterparts to receive the right information in the right form at the right price and at the right time,” said Mr. Wee.

RICOH also brings yet another revolutionary product to the market with the introduction of the Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) D5500. Set to be a game changer to the conventional methods of conducting business meetings, teleconferences, and classroom teaching, the D5500 is a 55-inch full HD LCD display that demonstrates cutting-edge digital technology offering high-quality, smooth handwriting and a high-resolution display that enables easy remote sharing.

Rioch IWB D5500
Rioch IWB D5500

Facilitating close collaboration in many situations, the D5500 allows users to share written contents with up to four D5500 units connected via the intranet. It is also impressively easy to use with touch-screen functions, allowing users to easily write, draw, edit, erase, move, resize and save data. Furthermore, combined with the P3000, advanced remote communication is enhanced through real time content sharing that is displayed through the P3000’s digital camera.

RICOH’s PJ WX4141 series, on the other hand, is the world’s first upright Ultra Short Throw projectors capable of supporting portable and fixed placement needs in both business and educational environments with the unique ability to project images with a distance of only 11.7cm from the wall, making it the leader in ultra-close-range projection able to project vivid, eye-catching images of up to 80 inches in size.

Ricoh Ultra Short Throw PJ WX4141
Ricoh Ultra Short Throw PJ WX4141

With the RICOH PJ WX4141’s interactive built-in model, information written with a special stylus pen on the projected image is able to complement products such as RICOH’s IWB and UCS. As it connects to smart phones and mobile devices, it offers flexibility and versatility demanded by today’s agile businesses – rendering it ideal for conferences, education, receptions, retail and many more.

“As a total office, IT and business solutions provider, it is our mission to provide integrated and streamlined services to ensure work efficiency and productivity – as can be seen in our Communication Services. We give companies the confidence to remain competitive in the workplace, as we constantly strive to push the boundaries of technology through innovation.

At Ricoh, we seek to merge business functionality with ethical practices, to produce solutions that help our customers embrace tomorrow, in our effort to improve the lives of those around us,” said Mr Wee. The RICOH P3000 is priced at RM 7,000, while the RICOH D5500 is priced at RM25,000. As for the Ultra Short Throw Projector PJ WX4141 series, prices range between RM6,900 to RM 9,000.

For more information, please log on to: ricoh.com.my or call 1-300-88-8228.

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