Market Watch

Focus on Smart Business Models and Their Application Examples Planned for drupa
May 23, 2016 at 12:08 pm

The 2016 drupa innovation park (dip) will highlight marketing concepts and business platforms, including automation, workflow and print technologies. Daily programs and interviews will take place at the dip energy lounge, but there will be a focus on business models at the dip stage program with daily slots dedicated to the topic.

XYZprinting's Memjet-based 3D Printing Platform Will Be on Display at drupa
May 18, 2016 at 2:27 pm

To increase the speed and affordability of its 3D printing platform, 3D Printing Manufacturer XYZprinting, will use Memjet’s patented printhead technology. Incorporating Memjet’s printheads into its 3D printing platform enables the company to dramatically increase the speed of powder-based 3D object creation.

Industry Responds on How to Proceed When Faced with a Patent Infringement Claim
May 13, 2016 at 1:10 pm

This is an update to my previous two articles on the growing issue of patent trolls attempting to extort funds from print service providers and OEMs by claiming patent infringement, mostly on bad patents that can easily be invalidated through Prior Art. In this article, I am providing some of the responses received to the first two articles along with advice on how to proceed should a print service provider or OEM be faced with a patent infringement claim.

Planes, Shuttles and Windmills
May 13, 2016

Pre-drupa events are aplenty, so it’s no surprise that traveling becomes the norm for most printing industry professionals.