• News Release

Solution featuring a combination between “FollowMe” being handled by Rikei and Ricoh-made MFPs Rikei and Ricoh start to sell “FollowMe Embedded,” an embedded type of Security

Rikei Corporation (“Rikei” hereafter, Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Katsuei Aoyagi) and Ricoh Company, Ltd. (“Ricoh” hereafter, Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Shiro Kondo) would like to announce that both companies will start selling an expansion module “FollowMe Embedded,” on Nov. 21, which establishes compatibility between a print output management & authentication system named “FollowMe” developed and produced by Ringdale, Inc. based in Texas, USA) and Ricoh-made digital multi-functional printer (MFP) named “imagio series.”

This module was successfully developed by Ringdale, using “RiDP (Ricoh Developer Program) promoting in overseas by Ricoh, especially for use with Ricoh-made MFPs, commercialized and certified by the “Operius Partner Program” project now being promoted by Ricoh. Rikei and Ricoh Japan are going to start selling this module, first centering on the Tokyo metropolitan area, then extending the sales area to other regions of Japan.

Product Name FollowMe Embedded
List Price Please contact us.
Start of Sale November 21, 2001
Sales Target
(for the first year)
150 units/year

* Note: Prices indicated in this news release doest not include the consumption tax.

About Ringdale

Ringdale, Inc. based in the USA is a pioneer and leading company in the field of secure document output management solutions, offering epoch-making technologies to companies across the world. “FollowMe,” which is one of such solutions, is designed to be able to support multi-vendor MFPs and is being used by many major companies including those listed in Fortune500.


To use this product, you need to have the following products.

  • Digital MFP “imagio MP series” supplied by Ricoh imagio MP C7500/C6000/C5001/C4001/C5000/C4000/C3301/C2801/C3300/C2800/C2201/C2200 series
    * For other machines and future machines, we will be able to support in due course.
  • “imagio VM card,” which is an option of Digital MFP “imagio series” (available from Ricoh)
    List Price: Please contact us.
    * Note: Card types differ depending on imagio models.
  • Ringdale made Document Output Management Solution, “FollowMe” Software & Hardware
    Rikei Corp. : List Price: Please contact us.

* Note: Company names and product names appearing herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of respective companies.


Contact on products:
Rikei Corporation Product Solutions Department,:
+81 3 3345-2169(dial-in) Ito