Product Spotlight: Office and Communications Solutions
Printer Speeds Fast-Drying Color Images to Wide-Format Inkjet Media
NovaJet 1000i uses a 640-nozzle print head and Intelligent Mask Technology to print photographic-quality, UV.- and water-resistant images on Kodak wide-format inkjet media. Has print resolutions to 1,200 d.p.i. and output speeds of 150 sq. ft./hr. in photo-quality mode and 220 sq. ft./hr. in high-speed mode. Dual-component Rapid Evaporation Drying System ensures prints are instantly ready, even at full machine speed. Inter-mediate ink reservoir maintains constant supply of ink to print head. Software suite enables calibration, networking setup, and remote printer access. Choose 42- or 60-in.-wide models with either Quantum Dye Ink or Pigment Ink sets. Refill inks and ink cartridge kits are available.
Encad, Inc., San Diego, CA; 858-452-0882; www.govinfo.bz/4205-201
Monitor Filters Hide Data Screens From Prying Eyes
Privacy Filters attach to desktop and laptop computer screens to prevent unauthorized viewing of sensitive information. Micro-louver technology works like mini blinds to make on-screen text viewed from the side disap-pear. All snoopers see is a dark, blank screen. Improved screen color contrast for straight-on viewing helps reduce headaches and eyestrain related to monitor use. Sizes to fit most desktops and laptops, including 17- and 18-in. monitors and larger, LCD flat-screen monitors. Filters also protect delicate LCDs from scratches and abrasion.
3M Optical Systems Div., St. Paul, MN; 800-553-9215; www.govinfo.bz/4205-202
Repositionable, Reusable, Removable Strip Posts Presentation Materials
Tac-On paper hanger adhesive posting strip sticks to clean, dust-and grease-free areas on smooth wall surfaces to create instant paper sheet displays in conference rooms, hotel meeting rooms, offices, or classrooms. Cut strip to length with scissors, peel backing, and place on wall to hang paper sheets, posters, pictures, charts, cards, and more. Displayed items can be repositioned as needed. Strip can be taken down and reused. Leaves no trace residue when removed. Rolls are 1 1 /2-in. by 12 ft. Available in stock red, or gray, green, and white on special order.
MagnaPlan Corp., Champlain, NY; 518-298-8404; www.govinfo.bz/4205-203
Free Guide Identifies Solutions for Office Lighting Control
The Lighting Control Best Practice Guide for Office Buildings offers 60 pgs. of application-specific designs, specifications, and installation guides for lighting controls in office buildings. Identifies control solutions that incorporate a range of lighting control products to meet energy savings goals and energy-code compliance in addition to reducing operating costs. Supplies installation notes and wiring diagrams. Outlines best practices for buildings, conference rooms, cubicles, hallways, open and private offices, rest rooms, stairwells, exterior lighting, and more.
The Watt Stopper, Inc., Santa Clara, CA; 408-988-5331; www.govinfo.bz/4205-204
Multimedia Lectern Addresses Large Conference Venues
Sympodium L250 interactive lectern suits large lecture halls, auditoriums, and conference centers. Features LCD screen mounted on adjustable arm with interactive pen that controls and writes over computer-based material; projector that displays information on a larger screen for audiences; SMART Board software; and multimedia X-Port 40 USB switch that shifts between peripherals such as internal computer, laptop, or document camera. Measures 29-ins. wide to fit through standard doorways. Includes locking doors and casters, 2 storage spaces, 19-in. rack with 6 rack mounts, cable raceways, and concealable panel with data, audio, and video connections.
SMART Technologies, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 888-42-SMART; www.govinfo.bz/4205-205
Roll-Down Door Locks to Secure Files
Aurora shelving units now offer the locking Quik-Roll Security Door to protect confidential documents or patient information under HIPAA compliance. Locks with a single-pushbutton keyed lock. Counterbalanced door gently springs up when system is unlocked. Features lightweight silver metal slats over polyurethane foam core with aluminum cover. Available in 36-in. standard width and 64-, 76-, 85-, and 88-in. heights on new units or as retrofit to existing Aurora Shelving. Can be special ordered for mobile shelving units. Additional widths, heights, and colors, side-closure panels, and motorized doors with radio remote or keyed switch are available as options.
Richards-Wilcox, Inc., Aurora, IL; 630-897-6951; www.govinfo.bz/4205-206
Portable Storage Drive Authenticates Access With Users’ Thumbprints
ClipDrive Bio portable USB flash drive with secure partitioned disk stores up to 2 GB of data, with transfer rates of 8 MB/sec., in a thumb-sized, key-ring device that weighs less than 1 oz. All data written to secure partitions are encrypted with 128-bit AES for privacy and accessible only with authorized fingerprint. Biometric and password files are retained on the drive. Administrative functions allow entities to resize both secure and public partitions, add and remove users, and control read or read/write user access. Rugged plastic, single-part casing.
Memory Experts International, Irvine, CA; 888-440-0400; www.govinfo.bz/4205-207
Furniture and Furnishings Team Up to Coordinate Offices
Perpetual line promotes unified look for workplace areas from private offices to employee break rooms. Offers more than 24 work surfaces, tables, ergonomic chairs, stools, storage options, and free-standing or desk-mounted translucent plastic panels. Work surfaces come in thermoformed styles or light-colored laminates, such as natural maple or bourbon cherry. Metal surfaces consist of painted, white aluminum. Seating features choice of fabrics with black or titanium frames, foam cushions, adjustable height, and independently flexing back and seat that automatically adjust for user comfort.
HON Co., Muscatine, IA; 800-624-9212; www.govinfo.bz/4205-208
Color Copiers Claim Improved Imaging Quality
Multifunctional e-STUDIO211c and 311c (shown) offer color copier/printer/scanner functions in one network system. Image consistency controls and new toners reduce image distortion and reproduce more natural halftones. Drum drive unit reduces color misalignment and jittering. Photo zoom allows automatic enlargement/reduction of photos with the press of a button. Both models are compatible with AquaAce weather-, water-, and UV.-resistant synthetic, glossy white paper that produces signs and posters with crisp color saturation and illustration reproduction without lamination. Support paper weights up to 12-pt. stock, 104-lb. cover, and 158-lb. index papers in 2,600-sheet cassettes, 130-sheet bypass tray, and optional 1,500-sheet feeder for 4,030 maximum paper sheet capacity. Deliver color print and copy speeds of 21 c.p.m./p.p.m. for the 211c and 31 c.p.m./p.p.m. for the 311c; also 31 c.p.m./p.p.m. monochrome for both machines. Administrative features include full-color output control, printout volume control, and optional scrambler board for secure data encryption.
Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., Irvine, CA; 800-468-6744; www.govinfo.bz/4205-209
Rotary File Doubles Storage Capacity of Office Floor Space
Space-efficient alternative to lateral and vertical files, Rotary Storage system contains 2 back-to-back banks of files or shelving that rotate to double storage space of cabinet footprint. Stores virtually any materials with adjustable shelving and reconfigurable drawers. Available in a dozen different heights with security options including code-access TouchPad Release or traditional, mechanical foot pedal and lock.
Spacesaver Corp., Fort Atkinson, WI; 800-492-3434; www.govinfo.bz/4205-210
Ergonomic Chair Energizes Enervated Executives
Avalon AVOC1 executive upholstered chair boasts body-loving controls that comfort and invigorate users. Includes back-height, back-angle, seat and back multi-tilt lock, adjustable tilt tension, forward seat tilt, and pneumatic seat-height adjustments. Has contoured backrest with lumbar padding and built-in headrest; curved sides that support user’s lower back; saddle-shaped, contoured seat with molded foam cushioning and waterfall front that improves circulation in lower legs; and adjustable or fixed-height waterfall armrests that alleviate shoulder, back, and neck strain. Seat height adjusts from 18 to 24 ins. above the floor.
BioFit Engineered Products, Waterville, OH; 419-823-1089; www.govinfo.bz/4205-211