12 New Technologies Predicted to Change the Graphic Communications Industry
Since 1978, the InterTech™ Technology Awards have proven that printing technology is alive and well and making an enormous impact on the industry to reduce costs, improve performance, and pursue new markets. Over the years, 273 technologies have been selected by the judges to receive this prestigious award.
This year is no exception. We want to take this time to recognize the 12 innovative recipients of the 2012 InterTech Technology Award for their contributions to the performance of the graphic communication industry. They are truly “Stars” in the field of innovation.
Take a Tour Through Innovation Excellence:
To see each of the 12 new technologies that are predicted to change the graphic communication industry, watch this short video.
And the 2012 Recipients are:
In case you missed any, here are those technologies listed alphabetically by company, with the technology named first. Congratulations to the 2012 InterTech Technology Award recipients:
- Kodak NexPress Red Fluorescing Solution
Eastman Kodak Company
The Kodak NexPress Red Fluorescing Solution lets printers easily add security to printed documents, direct mail, and packaging. The virtually invisible dry ink fluoresces red when illuminated with ultraviolet light. The judges singled out the technology for its simple and low-cost approach to adding counterfeit protection.
- Enterworks® Enable
Enterworks Enable allows a company to manage complex product information, associated images, and other marketing assets. The Web-based software then automates the delivery of this selling content through print and e-commerce channels. One judge commented: “This is robust enterprise-level product information management software that is extremely configurable.”
- i-cut Suite
i-cut Suite is a collection of workflow software for users of large-format digital printers. It gives companies the essential tools to maintain efficiency and productivity. “This is complete workflow designed specifically for large format at a reasonable price,” noted a judge.