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CE Today 10/24/23: News from Sharp, Cisco, and CHEFMAN

CE Today 10/24/23

Explore the latest trends and news in the CE (Consumer Electronics) space. Stay tuned daily for more updates. 

Sharp Introduces New A4 Monochrome Multifunction Printers

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) has unveiled two new A4 monochrome multifunction printers (MFPs) catering to the needs of businesses and educational institutions seeking the capabilities of larger monochrome MFPs while occupying less space. The BP-B540WR and BP-B550WD MFPs are designed for letter/legal size printing and come with enhanced speed, an improved user interface, and a compact footprint, incorporating key features from Sharp’s existing workgroup A3 MFPs.

The BP-B540WR delivers print speeds of up to 40 pages per minute with a reversing single pass feeder, while the BP-B550WD offers print speeds of up to 50 pages per minute with a duplexing single pass feeder. Both models feature a 7″ capacitive touchscreen, ensuring a user-friendly experience. They also offer robust security features and compatibility with various cloud collaboration tools and connectivity options. These new models represent Sharp’s commitment to expanding their A4 product lineup while maintaining a strong focus on productivity and data security. The models are available for immediate purchase through Sharp and authorized dealers, replacing the previous MX-B376WH and B476WH models.

Cisco and Bang & Olufsen Collaborate on Enterprise-Grade True Wireless Earbuds

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Cisco and Bang & Olufsen have unveiled the Bang & Olufsen Cisco 950 true wireless earbuds, a product tailored for professionals on the move. This collaboration aims to deliver high-quality audio experiences to users in various settings, be it at home, in the office, or during transit. The Bang & Olufsen Cisco 950 combines premium sound and a high-end aesthetic with advanced security and manageability features, making it an ideal choice for hybrid workers. The earbuds seamlessly integrate into Cisco’s Control Hub platform, providing IT administrators with enhanced control and visibility over their collaboration devices.

Notable features of the Bang & Olufsen Cisco 950 include an extended battery life, high-fidelity audio, Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation, easy device management, and compatibility with Cisco’s collaboration tools. This partnership between Cisco and Bang & Olufsen underscores the importance of providing multifunctional devices that cater to the evolving needs of professionals in the modern work landscape. The Bang & Olufsen Cisco 950 is set to be available for ordering starting in November.

Chefman’s Home Slice™ Electric Pizza Oven

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Chefman has introduced the Home Slice™ Electric Pizza Oven, a game-changer for at-home pizza enthusiasts. This meticulously designed electric pizza oven offers an affordable and high-quality solution for indoor pizza making, setting it apart from the competition. Unlike other electric pizza ovens that often serve as adaptations of toaster ovens, the Home Slice™ was purpose-built for crafting delicious pizzas. Priced at $399.99, it outshines competitors not only in affordability but also in functionality, size, weight, and temperature range. It boasts an impressive temperature capacity of 800°F, making it ideal for Neapolitan pizza, which can be ready in just 2 minutes.

The package includes a pizza peel and stone, eliminating the need for additional accessories. With a compact design and user-friendly digital interface, the Home Slice™ makes pizza-making a breeze. Available exclusively at Costco, this electric pizza oven comes in stainless steel and black models, both capable of crafting 12-inch pizzas, making it the perfect addition to any kitchen for solo meals or entertaining guests. Say goodbye to takeout and delivery – the Home Slice™ ensures pizza cravings are satisfied effortlessly.