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October 2015

SHARP ANNOUNCES FIRST OPTIMISED SOLUTIONS PORTFOLIO TO CREATE TURNKEY OFFERING

London, 15.10.2015

Inspire Expo, 15 October 2015 – Sharp Europe today announces its Optimised Solutions Portfolio, its first combined software offering designed to complement Sharp’s successful multifunction printers (MFPs) business and provide customers a turnkey option for their print and document management needs. Sharp’s strategic focus on document solutions, hardware and software will provide a complete service and application ecosystem to its customers. The new portfolio significantly strengthens the company’s position in the market and extends its appeal to customers across Europe.
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SHARP ANNOUNCES CLOUD PORTAL OFFICE V2.0: NEXT GENERATION CLOUD STORAGE, COLLABORATION AND DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT

London, 15.10.2015

Inspire Expo, 15 October 2015 – At Inspire Expo, a two day event for its European dealers, Sharp has announced the launch of Cloud Portal Office (CPO) v2.0, the next generation of its cloud storage, collaboration and simple workflow service. Cloud Portal Office v2.0 is an evolution of the service, which now includes entry level document management features to make data easier to structure, find and use information, improving office efficiency and reducing costs. Provided as a cloud-based Software as a Service, Cloud Portal Office is ideal for SMBs wanting to gain the competitive advantage that large organisations enjoy through streamlining document services, without the cost or commitment.
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SHARP AND CRESTRON ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN PARTNERSHIP

London, 15.10.2015

Inspire Expo, 15 October 2015 – At Inspire Expo, a two day event for its European dealers, Sharp has announced a European partnership with Crestron, the world leading provider of control and automation systems, to offer complete meeting room solutions for a more effective collaborative working environment.
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SHARP: TECHNOLOGY TO INSPIRE IDEAS

London, 15.10.2015

Inspire Expo, 15 October 2015 – At Inspire Expo, a two day event for its dealer community, Sharp has unveiled a new converged strategy for its business. During a keynote speech, Alexander Hermann, Vice President, Sharp Information Systems Europe, presented Sharp’s vision to transform the way that organisations engage with information through connected technologies. To achieve this Sharp is combining its sales and support structure for its Document and Visual Solutions businesses across Europe. Sharp offers a complete portfolio through a single business to business sales organisation.
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September 2015

SHARP ELECTRONICS EUROPE ACQUIRES LONG-TERM BUSINESS PARTNER NEPA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS IN CZECH REPUBLIC AND SLOVAKIA

London, 11.09.2015

London, 11 September 2015 - Sharp Electronics Europe has announced the acquisition of its long-term Czech Republic and Slovakia based printers and document solutions provider NEPA Business Solutions. The deal, which will reinforce Sharp’s position in the Eastern European office printing market and expand its customer base, was finalised at the end of August.
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SHARP RE-INVENTS TEAMWORK WITH LAUNCH OF STATE OF THE ART 80” PROJECTED CAPACITIVE INTERACTIVE DISPLAY

London, 01.09.2015

London, 1 September 2015 – Sharp today launches its most advanced BIG PAD to date, the 80” collaborative touchscreen, PN-80TC3. Designed for professional environments, BIG PAD PN-80TC3 will transform meeting and conference rooms into creative and effective spaces where people can easily present words, pictures, video and sounds on an outstandingly smooth projected capacitive (P-CAP) touch screen, work together on one or more surfaces using intelligent pens, and two-way screen share with colleagues through their mobile devices.
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August 2015

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July 2015

SHARP EXPANDS EUROPEAN VISUAL SOLUTIONS TEAM

London, 14.07.2015

London, 14 July 2015 – Sharp Europe has appointed Christopher Parker as Senior Product Manager, Visual Solutions. Christopher will manage the development and marketing of Sharp's portfolio of Visual Solutions products, actively supporting sales teams and channels across Europe.
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June 2015

SHARP INTRODUCES TWO FAST MFPS TO ENHANCE PRODUCTIVITY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND WORKGROUPS

London, 16.06.2015

London, 16 June 2015 – Sharp Europe today announces two new entry-level A3 multi-function printers (MFPs) for small businesses and workgroups looking for fast, flexible networked machines that can grow and adapt as business needs demand. The MX-M316N and MX-M266N MFPs can easily integrate with new or existing archiving, document workflow, accounting or scanning solutions via Sharp’s OSA (Open System Architecture), including Sharp’s Cloud Portal Office document storage, sharing and management platform.
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SHARP EXPANDS VISUAL SOLUTIONS SALES TEAM IN GERMANY, AUSTRIA AND SWITZERLAND

London, 09.06.2015

London 9 June 2015 - Sharp Europe today announces that it has appointed Markus Eisemann as Manager Sales, Visual Solutions for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (the DACH-region). Markus will have responsibility for developing Sharp's Visual Solutions sales channels in the region and will be leading a new sales team. This is the latest in a series of strategic appointments at Sharp, marking a continued drive forward a revitalised sales, marketing and product strategy.
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SHARP TO SHOW NEW ENERGY SOLUTIONS PORTFOLIO AT EES EUROPE / INTERSOLAR EUROPE

London, 04.06.2015

Energy Solutions specialist, Sharp, will have a major presence at this year’s ees Europe, the international exhibition for energy storage systems, Munich, 10th – 12th June 2015. Sharp’s newly expanded energy solutions portfolio - including three PV modules and an energy control unit called Smart Chap - will be on show for the first time at Sharp’s stand, hall B1.140.
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SHARP LAUNCHES NEW VERSION OF CLOUD PORTAL OFFICE

London, 02.06.2015

London, 2 June 2015 – Sharp today launches a new version of Cloud Portal Office (CPO), its award-winning secure document sharing and storing workflow service, which supports flexible working. CPO has been designed to address the need for businesses wishing to provide a collaboration service for their workers while protecting IP and documents and being able to control files effectively. CPO makes collaborating on tasks easier by providing secure, on-demand access to files instantly and remotely. The new CPO (v1.3) includes the option to securely share files with non-users, be updated by email when new files are shared and to set-up selective synchronisation – choosing what to sync across multiple devices.
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May 2015

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April 2015

Make an impact with Sharp’s PN-H701 4K visual display

London, 21.04.2015

Whether you’re looking to showcase detailed text, crystal clear pictures or rich graphics, Sharp’s PN-H701 70” display equips any retail, corporate or public space with the advanced technology to fit their needs. Following a positive reception upon its initial unveiling at ISE 2015, Sharp today announces that the PN-H701 70” UHD display is now available in Europe.
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March 2015

SHARP LAUNCHES NEW COMPACT A3 MFP TO BRING COLOUR TO SMALL BUSINESSES

London, 31.03.2015

London, 31 March 2015 – Sharp Europe today announces a new affordable A3 multifunction printer (MFP) for small work groups, the DX-2500N. The compact MFP has been designed to equip small office environments with an entry-level device, saving on cost while receiving the benefits of a high-quality colour MFP. With enhanced usability at its core, the DX-2500N features a 7” colour touch panel, and its expandable design allows businesses to upgrade and adjust functionality in line with changing demands and business growth.
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SHARP APPOINTS EUROPEAN BUSINESS MANAGERS TO DRIVE DEVELOPMENT OF MANAGED PRINT AND CONTENT SERVICES

London, 11.03.2015

London 11 March 2015 - Sharp Europe today announces it has appointed three new business managers to its Document Solutions business in Europe. Max Fox, Managed Print Services, Rob Davis, Managed Content Services and Rashid Maknin, Business Manager Solutions, will have responsibility for developing, taking to market, and growing Sharp’s managed print and document management services, which will complement its existing document solutions hardware.
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SHARP LAUNCHES NEW POINT OF SALE TERMINAL FOR IMPROVED IN-STORE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

London, 10.03.2015

London, 10 March 2015 – Sharp Europe, today launches its new RZ-X850F, a highly designed point of sale (POS) terminal for all modern and stylish shop environments. The PC based terminal provides more reliability, power, storage and scalability for business growth. It also features a large LCD colour touch screen for durability and protection against environmental damage. The introduction of the RZ-X850F further extends Sharp’s existing POS line up.
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February 2015

SHARP SHOWS NEW ENERGY SOLUTIONS AT ECOBUILD 2015

London, 24.02.2015

London, 24 February 2015 – Sharp will showcase its comprehensive portfolio of energy solutions at Ecobuild 2015 (3 – 5 March, ExCel Centre), stand S6150, including two new PV modules, a complete energy and battery management system for homeowners and a refreshed line-up of LED luminaires.
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SHARP’S PARTNERS DEMONSTRATE LATEST INNOVATIVE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY AT ISE

Amsterdam, 10.02.2015

Amsterdam, 10 February 2015 – Sharp Europe, leading manufacturer of Visual Solutions technology, will be performing interactive demonstrations with its partners at ISE, as well as unveiling a Full-HD 55” video wall display (PN-V551), the first to feature its “Uniform Colour Calibration Technology.” Sharp is also expanding its 4K display range with a new stylish 70” display, the PN-H701, and will show case its recently introduced PN-Y series.
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SHARP SHOWS NEW COLOUR CALIBRATION TECHNOLOGY AT ISE

Amsterdam, 10.02.2015

Amsterdam, 10 February 2015 – At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) today – Hall 11 / E76 – Sharp Europe unveils a Full-HD 55” LCD video wall display (PN-V551), its first to include “Uniform Colour Calibration Technology” (UCCT). UCCT is an advanced hardware calibration technology usually only found on specialist high end monitors; it ensures consistent white point uniformity from display centre to edge, and across all displays in a video wall.
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SHARP OUTLINES PLANS FOR GROWTH AT ISE

Amsterdam, 10.02.2015

Amsterdam, 10 February 2015 – Sharp Europe, leading manufacturer of Visual Solutions technology, will be making a number of major announcements at ISE – Hall 11 / E76 – as part of exciting plans for 2015.
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SHARP ANNOUNCES RESELLER PROGRAM

Amsterdam, 10.02.2015

Amsterdam, 10 February 2015 – Sharp today announces the launch of its Visual Solutions Reseller Program, a new initiative to recognise and reward professional display resellers who demonstrate a commitment to promoting Sharp’s products.
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RECOVER YOUR PRINTING COSTS MORE EASILY WITH SHARP’S JOB ACCOUNTING II SOFTWARE

London, 09.02.2015

Sharp today unveils the launch of its MX-SW310 Job Accounting II solution, which lets businesses monitor, page by page, how their Sharp MFPs are being used, to improve budget planning, internal accounting and cost recovery. The software is compatible with all Sharp OSA 3.0 (or above) enabled MFPs.
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January 2015

SHARP LAUNCHES HIGH PERFORMANCE A3 B/W MFPS

London, 20.01.2015

London, 20 January 2015 – Sharp today announces the launch of two new high performance black and white multifunction printers (MX-M754N and MX-M654N), which combine fast print, copy and scan speeds and the ability to handle a wide range of media, with advanced finishing options.
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SHARP PARTNERS WITH SAMSUNG SDI TO OFFER HOMEOWNERS A COMPLETE SOLAR ENERGY SOLUTION

London, 13.01.2015

London, 13 January 2015 - Sharp has today announced it is partnering with Samsung SDI to offer a complete energy and battery management system to homeowners in the UK. The compact, all-in-one solution boasts solar modules from Sharp and an all-in-one battery storage from Samsung SDI.
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December 2014

SHARP PLANS TO MAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION AT ISE:

London, 11.12.2014

London, 11 December 2014 – Sharp Europe today announces its line-up for Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), 10 – 12 February 2015. Sharp will unveil two new industry-leading products: a slim 70” 4K monitor (PN-H701) and a 55” display for video wall installation featuring cutting edge colour calibration technology (PN-V551). Sharp’s 200m2 stand, in Hall 11 on E76, will also host interactive demonstrations with several partners, using Sharp’s best-selling professional displays and touchscreens.
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November 2014

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October 2014

SHARP MAKES MEETINGS MORE INTERACTIVE WITH TOUCH DISPLAY LINK 2.0 AND BIG PAD

London, 28.10.2014

Sharp Europe today announces an updated version of its meeting support application, Touch Display Link 2.0, which connects a Sharp BIG PAD collaborative touch screen to up to 50 mobile devices on the same network. Touch Display Link allows for screen sharing and file transfer between BIG PAD, tablets and smart phones, and lets users control BIG PAD remotely, including using its handwriting tool.
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SHARP ELECTRONICS EUROPE STRENGTHENS INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT TEAM FOR FURTHER GROWTH

London, 22.10.2014

Sharp Electronics Europe today announces three new appointments to its European management team. Tetsuji Kawamura has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer and President of Sharp Electronics Europe. Within Sharp’s Information Systems business, Jun Ashida has been appointed to President, Information Systems Europe and Alexander Hermann takes over as Vice President, Document Solutions Europe. The new team will expand Sharp’s already strong position in the Document Solutions and Visual Solutions sectors, driving the growth strategy for Sharp’s innovative document solutions and display business products.
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SHARP LAUNCHES FULL HD PROFESSIONAL DISPLAYS WITH BUILT-IN USB MEDIA PLAYER FOR EASY AND ENGAGING DIGITAL SIGNAGE

London, 09.10.2014

Sharp today announces that its new PN-Y range of edge lit LED monitors, with an in-built USB media player, is now available to buy across Europe. The displays can play video and images cued on an “autoplay” list, without being attached to a network, making them ideal for simple and trouble free signage applications. Easy-to-use, solid and affordable, the PN-Y Series is available in four sizes, from 32” to 55”.
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September 2014

SHARP ADDS CLOUD CAPABLE DESKTOP DEVICES TO A4 MFP LINE-UP

London, 09.09.2014

Sharp today announces the launch of two new high performance A4 colour multifunction printers (MFPs), which combine compact size with sophisticated productivity features, including Cloud capability. The MX-C301W and MX-C301 have been designed to meet the fast print, copy and scan needs of SMEs and be the desktop device of choice for large enterprises with a mixed deployment of A4 and A3 machines.
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SHARP EXPANDS EUROPEAN VISUAL SOLUTIONS MANAGEMENT TEAM

London, 04.09.2014

Sharp has added two new members to its Visual Solutions European management team, with responsibility for developing Sharp’s professional large format display business. Sid Stanley, Sales Director Europe, and Michael Bailly, Product Planning and Marketing Director Europe, bring a wealth of skills and experience to drive forward Sharp’s cohesive sales, marketing and product strategy, building on Sharp’s already strong position in this sector. Christian Schwaiger, VP, Visual Solutions Europe, Sharp Europe, said: “Strengthening our European management team is a vital part of our ambitious plans to grow our business and market share in visual solutions. With Sid and Michael on board we have a strong team to lead a channel-centric business model, which will benefit both Sharp and our valued channel partners. We are also investing heavily in R&D to pioneer the future of digital signage in order to ensure we can offer our customers the most innovative and technically advanced signage solutions to meet their evolving needs.”
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DETAIL BEYOND IMAGINATION: SHARP LAUNCHES ITS FIRST 4K TV IN EUROPE

London, 03.09.2014

Sharp today launches its first Ultra-HD TV range in Europe. Super large screen UD20 TVs offer outstanding 4K picture quality and unrivalled sound, delivering unbelievable detail and transforming the way we experience films, sport and drama at home. UD20 TVs are one of the only 4K TV ranges to be certified by THX, the movie industry’s authority on image and sound quality.
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