Posted on Jul 2 2016 - 10:00am by Scarlett Peters
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Pen To Paper asks Mike James, Court Assistant at the Stationers’ Company, to list his six favourite items of stationery, IT and office equipment. 1 A Good Quality Fountain Pen I absolutely love my fountain pens and believe it says something about you, especially when meeting someone in a business situation for the first time. My current favourites are a Waterman and a Pilot retractable fountain...

Posted on Jul 1 2016 - 10:00am by Scarlett Peters
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Panasonic – Medical Biology Centre, Queen’s University Belfast When the dissection room in the Medical Biology Centre at Queen’s University Belfast, next to Belfast City Hospital, opened its doors for the new academic year in September 2015, it did so equipped with 18 Full HD, 65-inch multi-touch LCD displays. Now, 130 students can watch a live demonstration on the screens, whilst simultaneously...

Posted on Jun 30 2016 - 10:00am by Scarlett Peters
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Unveiled at ISE 2016, the Panasonic BF1 series is a PC-free whiteboard with an intuitive interface that allows users to start work instantly and make notes on any media format. Designed for use in education and business, the LCD displays have 12-point touch control and a flating menu bar, which makes it easy to switch inputs, draw on-screen and zoom in and out with a single touch. The BF1 series –...

Posted on Jun 29 2016 - 10:00am by Scarlett Peters
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NEC Displays Europe offers a wide range of interactive flt panel displays designed for whiteboard applications. Three offer Full HD resolution – the E705 SST (70in), E805 SST (80in) and E905 SST (90in) – and three have Ultra HD resolution – the X651UHD SST (65in), X841UHD SST (84in) and X981UHD SST (98in). All feature patented Baanto ShadowSense touch technology for enhanced interactivity. Daniela...

Posted on Jun 28 2016 - 10:00am by Scarlett Peters
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BIG PAD range gets bigger Last year Sharp launched the BIG PAD PN-80TC3, an 80’’ collaborative touchscreen designed specifically for professional environments. The fast and responsive screen recognises up to ten points of simultaneous touch contact and allows four people at a time to write on the screen with Sharp smart pens. Useful features include Multi-Board functionality, which enables several...

Posted on Jun 27 2016 - 10:00am by Scarlett Peters
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Forget dull and static presentations; today it’s all about interactivity, creativity, teamwork and collaboration – in business and in education. And the tool that more and more are using to achieve this is the interactive flat panel display (IFPD). According to research company Futuresource Consulting, IFPDs have now taken over from interactive whiteboards (IWB) as the optimum interface for multimedia...

On Thursday 31st March 2016 the price of postage changed once again as Royal Mail announced their annual prices changes. Amongst other services, the core products will see an increase of 1p on First class letters to 64p and second class letters also increasing by 1p to 55p. Under the updated Royal Mail tariff, franking machines will continue to provide customers with signifiant discounts over the...

Posted on Jun 25 2016 - 10:00am by Scarlett Peters
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The digital age has not dampened our love of stationery – we can’t get enough of notebooks, staplers, ring binders, hole punchers, desk organisers and scissors. These essential items form part of the toolkit of equipment that has a profound impact on how we work and particularly our creativity! The Rexel JOY range is perfect for helping you to unleash your creative potential. It’s assuring to...

Posted on Jun 24 2016 - 10:00am by Scarlett Peters
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People are used to the idea of varying their diet according to the amount of exercise they do. Now, it seems we should also be taking into account the type of work we do. A new report produced by London’s healthy eating restaurant ‘pod’ and nutritionist Helen Money highlights the connection between eating good food and productivity at work. The pod-uctivity report argues that different roles...

Eucalyptus globulus could be just one more obscure technical name in Latin but in fact it is the name of the tree that helps you behave in a more sustainable way at the office or at home. Eucalyptus globulus is a particular species of eucalyptus that is perfect for producing the most environmentally friendly office paper in the world, due to its unique characteristics. This discreet tree is an evergreen...