Toshiba TEC supply The X Factor with portable label printers

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toshibaToshiba TEC has today announced that they have supplied the BAFTA award winning television show, The X Factor with their portable label printer the B-EP2. talkback THAMES who produce The X Factor will use the WI FI enabled B-EP2 printers to label the thousands of audition tapes and the kit needed for the audition tours, which will take place throughout the UK this summer.
Last year, thousands of hopefuls auditioned in front of the panel of celebrity judges for the chance to sing on the live shows and the opportunity to win The X Factor. Producers of the show, now in its 7th year, expect even more participants in 2010. The audition trail will take The X Factor team on a nationwide tour across the UK.
Toshiba TECs B-EP2 is designed to meet the needs of any mobile printing application, contemporary but rugged and reliable the printer has passed drop tests of 1.8 metres on to concrete. Easy to travel with, the compact printer is packed with features to allow users maximum flexibility and has a high capacity Lithium-Ion battery and an internal fast charge circuit that re-charges the battery on the move.
We were delighted to supply The X Factor with our B-EP2 printers, said Paul Reynolds, Senior Manager, Auto ID, Toshiba TEC.  It is perfectly designed to deliver thousands of labels, quickly, accurately and withstand the rigours of a UK wide tour.
About TOSHIBA TEC Europe
Toshiba TEC Europe (TERIS) manages product planning, marketing, sales, service support and distribution of point of sale systems, cash registers, scales, barcode printers, peripherals and software information systems throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As a total solution provider, TOSHIBA TEC Europe offers a complete package from consulting and system design to system installation, operation and maintenance. Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium TERIS has three divisions: the Retail division; the Auto ID division and the Services division. Toshiba TEC is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, the seventh largest electronics/electrical equipment company and the world's 91st largest company in terms of sales. Ranked by Fortune magazine as the eighth Most Admired Electronics Company in the World, Toshiba Corporation is a leader in high technology products with more than 300 major subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. Fiscal year revenue in 2008 was approximately $67.9 billion.  
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