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photocopier

A machine that makes a duplicate of a paper document. Xerox invented the photocopy process in wide use today, which scans the sheet of paper to capture an image of its contents. However, machines in the early 1900s from the Rectigraph Company and the Photostat Corporation created an actual photograph of the document. See Xerox.
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Maximum number of ordered photocopiers over 5 years: 60.
2 million settlement payment, Affinity was directed to make its best effort to track down and scrub all the hard drives on photocopiers it previously leased that are still in the leasing agent's possession.
There are some factors which restrain photocopiers market such as other emerging, faster digital methods, reduced production of paper and the increasingly trend of reprinting originals rather than photocopying them.
After receiving the letter in October 2010 saying a Scottish firm would now be billing them for maintenance of two photocopiers Mr Dickson had leased them, Mrs Maines said he wrote to them again in the same month.
A council spokesman said the cash had to be paid to cancel the leases for the photocopiers, adding: "The contracts for equipment such as photocopiers were agreed by the governing bodies of the relevant schools.
The sale of the UK photocopier business is part of our overall focus on improving shareholder value," says Jeff Brotman, TRM President and Chief Executive Officer.
Did you know," it says, "that 23pc of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them?
We'd used the photocopier before for political things.
Using Google hacks - requests typed into the search engine that bring up cached information on networks - hackers are discovering and using login details for networked photocopiers so they can watch what is being copied.
Varig First Class, the Brazilian carrier's first-class lounge, also in the Guarulhos airport, has a business center, reading materials including newspapers and news magazines, satellite television, computers and printers, local and international phone service (via an operator), a fax machine, photocopiers and Internet access.
She noted that for the past month or so, the photocopier and fax machine have been "acting up" and said the office had inadvertently sent an e-mail alert that contained a computer virus to 5,000 people.
Faced with rising paper and postal costs, the obligation to meet recent environmental-protection regulations, and competition both from high-quality photocopiers (see previous article "Printing on Demand: A New Market Niche" by Cliff McGoon), and new electronic media such as online systems and CD-ROM drives, the printing industry has responded with an efflorescence of new technologies to help it not only survive, but prosper, in the coming years.