Editor-in-Chief Mark Michelson takes a trip down memory lane relating days of drupa past.
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.
During drupa, the city of Düsseldorf will be painted red with numerous activities as it effectively transforms into ‘drupacity.’
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.
HP Inc. has unveiled the world’s first production-ready commercial 3D printing system designed for rapid prototyping and production.
IBM has submitted an application to expand its portfolio with a rather peculiar patent.
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.
In its latest financial report, Cenveo states its net sales for the first quarter of 2016 were up 0.7% from the first quarter of 2015.