OKI Demonstrates Innovative Printing Solutions at New York Education Technology Conference

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. – OKI Data Americas announced its participation in the New York State Education Technology Conference that took place Nov. 24-26 in Rochester, N.Y. In booths 108 and 110, OKI demonstrated various printing solutions from among 10 different Office Equipment Product categories awarded earlier this year by New York State as part of a three-year contract for the installation of select color and monochrome printers, and multifunction devices.

The following award-winning products were demonstrated at NYSCATE:

·        C610dn digital color printer – OKI Data’s single-function digital color printers deliver high-speed print output, sharp text and high-quality graphics. This device is the only printer being shown in the OKI booth at NYSCATE that is available on NYS Contract PT65959.
·        MC562w color multifunction printer (MFP) with wireless capabilities – The all-in-one functionality of OKI Data’s color MFPs combine high-quality color output and fast print speeds with the ability to print, scan, copy and fax in one device.
·       MB770 monochrome multifunction printer – OKI Data’s full-featured monochrome MFPs provide advanced functionality, reliability and productivity features in affordable and compact devices.

In addition, OKI Data demonstrated a variety of printing solutions developed for and used within the education market, including:

— Remark Test Grading Solution – Compatible with OKI color and monochrome MFPs, Remark Test Grading Solution provides users with the ability to print, grade, assess and manage classroom test documents quickly and easily.

— School Communications Pack from OKI Data is a DVD filled with more than 100 predesigned teaching tools and templates for teachers to be used with the banner printing capabilities of select OKI HD digital color printers.

— Wireless printing capabilities of the MC562w – The MC562w supports AirPrint which allows users to wirelessly print from iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch with ease, thereby improving productivity and convenience.

“At NYSCATE, OKI Data Americas looks forward to demonstrating our cost-effective and comprehensive printing solutions for use within the education setting.” said Michael Garofola, Senior Marketing Manager for Channel Development and Education at OKI Data Americas. “OKI Data is honored to have been selected as Primary Contractor by New York State, and is committed to serving our customers throughout the state.”

New York State selected OKI Data as the Primary Contractor, being the bidder providing the “best value” under the terms of the solicitation. The contract includes the award of workgroup printers and multifunction devices, ranging from low- to high-end, and including both color and monochrome products.

Under the contract, New York State Executive Agencies must purchase printers and related devices from the Primary Contractor, OKI Data, and may purchase printers and related devices from the secondary contractor in special circumstances. Authorized users, other than New York State Agencies, may also purchase from the Primary Contractor. Purchases of OKI Data printers and related devices will be made through OKI Data’s authorized network of resellers and dealers.

NYSCATE is a non-profit, professional organization representing more than 10,000 technology using educators and administrators in New York State. NYSCATE is an affiliate of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and cooperates with such partners as the New York State Education Department, state and national educational organizations, private sector corporations, and publishers to further the use of technology in our schools. NYSCATE is involved in helping define statewide policy regarding the use of technologies in education.

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