The Inca Vision, a customer support service for Inca Digital flatbed UV inkjet printers, lets Inca remotely and regularly monitor and diagnose a machine, and catch issues before the customers decide to call for engineer service.
At SGIA 2013 this week, FUJIFILM North America, Graphic Systems Division, debuted new wide-format print technologies, wide-format media and software solutions featuring the latest innovations in high-speed, high-quality inkjet within the 4,000-square-foot ‘NOW YOU CAN’ themed booth.
Asanti, Agfa Graphics new advanced automated workflow solution, will be introduced at SGIA 2013, being held October 23-25, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Asanti is designed for entry-level and mid-sized production companies who want to streamline their productivity, integrate color consistency and fidelity, and enable fully accountable end-to-end quality management.
Ultimate Technographics will be highlighting its Ultimate Bindery v.3 finishing software at PRINT 13. Ultimate Bindery wins the 2013 Must See 'Em Award in the Management Systems Category for being a unique open solution that automates postpress and solves the growing bottleneck in finishing caused by the increasing trend towards short-runs and personalized printing.
PriscoDigital and MSP have collaborated on the integration of wide-format inkjet technology into MSP’s offering to their customers. The recent addition of the HP Scitex FB700 wide-format inkjet press, Caldera Grand RIP+ and the Esko Kongsberg XN Automatic Cutting System provide an especially versatile production capability to MSP.
IDEAlliance has awarded Hard Copy Proofing Certification for SWOP (Specifications for Web Offset Publications) grades 3 & 5 and GRACoL (General Requirements and Applications for Commercial Offset Lithography) grade 1, to Canon’s imagePROGRAF iPFX400 series. The certification indicates to end-users that the appearance of the hard copy proof used in the application will be consistent and accurate with the final print production product based on industry standards.
Océ PRISMAprepare 6.1 is the Canon's latest generation of all-in-one document preparation software. This solution streamlines the make-ready process from composition to production while maintaining color quality and consistency.
A hotel and winery resembling a chateau in the French countryside surrounded by vineyards, but actually situated north of Atlanta, served as the perfect backdrop for Kodak to toast its appreciation for feedback from nearly 200 customers at its 2013 Graphic Users' Association (GUA) North American conference on April 22-26. Chris Payne, director and VP of marketing, Commercial Imaging Business, provided an overview of Kodak's growth strategy.
While continuous digital presses are a long way from the (close to) mile-a-minute of paper of the fastest offset web presses, they are closing in on the 1,000 feet-per-minute mark. This is creating an issue for the postpress equipment that accompanies the press. Much of the current crop of post-press unwinders, cutter, sheeters, and web perforation systems top out at around 600 feet-per-minute.
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