Labels (usually grouped in with packaging) was just one of a wide range of applications beyond pages that saw the introduction of new digital solutions. Photo books are the new killer app, along with the old staples of POP and displays.
EFI previewed the VUTEk DS (digital screen) series flatbed UV ink-jet printer, set for release in 2009. This eight-color device prints 557 square meters per hour at 1,200 dpi with a maximum material format of 63x96˝ and 2˝ thickness. The company also announced commercial availability of the Jetrion 4000 UV ink-jet label printing system and demonstrated the next generation of its Fiery front end that integrates the Adobe PDF Print Engine and offers Microsoft XPS file format support.
- DRUPA S STANDING