Press Release

Ricoh Announces New Ricoh Web Font Collection; Empowers Businesses to Reinforce their Brands

InfoPrint Font Collection Version 3.2 Provides Easy, Flexible Document Customization and Globalization

BOULDER, Colo.– December 11, 2012 
Ricoh Production Print Solutions LLC (Ricoh), a leading provider of digital output solutions, today announcedthe latest InfoPrint Font Collection. InfoPrint Font Collection enables users to increase the appeal of their business communications by controlling document appearance to reinforce their brand, customize Advanced Function Presentation (AFP) documents with popular documents and globalize AFP documents quickly and easily.

Ricoh’s InfoPrint Font Collection V3.2 consists of character sets and AFP code pages that allow users to print standard documents using familiar typefaces. It also includes AFP raster fonts, AFP outline fonts and TrueType/OpenType typefaces for printing Unicode-encoded AFP data.TheInfoPrint Font Collection Version 3.2allows users to:

  • Enable the creation of AFP applications in popular typefaces found in Microsoft® and Apple® applications
  • Enhance the readability of business communications to help achieve their intended effects
  • Draw attention to specific items, create emphasis and improve readers’ responsiveness to business communications
  • Customize the appearance of documents to express the organization’s style and tone
  • Permit the globalization of AFP applications in multiple languages using a single font
  • Improve print quality on high-resolution printers

The new font collection allows users to continue using their current applications and printers that use raster fonts, while also giving them the tools to improve output quality with the use of AFP outline fonts. For users planning to migrate to TrueType or OpenType technology, this latest version simplifies the migration process by offering a starter set of fonts. When combined with Ricoh solutions such as InfoPrint Manager and Ricoh ProcessDirector, raster fonts can automatically be substituted with equivalent AFP outline fonts, offering improved print quality on compatible high-resolution printers.

“Businesses are looking stay ahead of the competition and make their communications resonate with their customers,” said Eric Staples, senior product manager, software, Ricoh. “InfoPrint Font Collection Version 3.2 empowers business to make their communications more attractive and expressive by providing an easy, efficient way to customize the typeface their AFP documents to fit their specific needs across the globe.”

For more information about InfoPrint Font Collection Version 3.2, click here.

About Ricoh
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group, operates in more than 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2012, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,903 billion yen (approx. 23 billion USD).

The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.

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