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Live and learn: why I'm going to IMI Europe's ink-jet conference

Live and learn: why I'm going to IMI Europe's ink-jet conferenceFEATURE: Industry expert Sophie Matthews-Paul explains why she's attending this year's IMI Europe ink-jet conference, taking place in Barcelona, Spain next week, from November 5th to 7th.

Output Calendar 2014: dates for your diary

Output Calendar 2014: dates for your diary

FEATURE: Output's own events calendar for the sign-making, digital signage, wide-format print and production print industries.

Perfect Colours enhances UK flat-bed stock with Jetrix addition

Perfect Colours enhances UK flat-bed stock with Jetrix addition

NEWS: Perfect Colours has announced the addition of InkTec's Jetrix printers to its portfolio of flat-beds.

Citadele installs country-wide Smart Signage system

NEWS: Lithuanian bank Citadele has implemented Samsung's Smart Signage system across its branches courtesy of Signagelive's Baltic reseller partner Hansab.

I-Sub digital takes on M2500i following SGIA unveiling

NEWS: I-Sub digital has announced that the new Agfa Anapurna M2500i will form part of its portfolio from January 2015.

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New 3D algorithm for efficient printing

Researchers from Purdue University have developed software algorithms for a more efficient 3D print production process.

The Briefing: De Budelse picks Chili, Christie at the movies and first UK sale of MTex 5032Pro

Today's news in brief includes SBJ's decision to plump for Ricoh and a rebrand for the South China Label Show.

The briefing: Holo-Gauze lights up DJ set, Outdoor Plus supports Movember and smart printing app from HP

In the briefing: 3M lends support to BSGA awards, EFI struts its stuff at SGIA and IPIA labels buyer, supplier event a success.

PaperlinX and ArtSystems link up for Stratasys supply deal

ArtSystems and Paperlinx have penned a strategic deal to resell Stratasys 3D printers to UK and Irish customers.

UK Government backs University of Leeds robotics, additive manufacturing facility

The University of Leeds has seen a UK Government-backed 4.3m robotics centre established at its school of mechanical engineering.

News

Record revenue for EFI as Q3 financial results released

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Omron unveils combined facial and gesture recognition tool

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Clarity Matrix videowall series extended by Planar

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FEPE research shows customer engagement abilities of OOH

PRODUCT PROFILES

Mimaki JV400 SUV

Hybrid Services profiles the Mimaki JV400-SUV. This series, available in 1.3 and 1.6m widths, uses a special ink combination to combine the benefits of both solvent and UV-curable, allowing for the creation of instantly dry, high-value gloss prints.

Mimaki TS34-1800A: dye-sublimation transfer printer

Hybrid Services gives an in-depth exploration of the recently launched TS34-1800A, a 1.9m dye-sublimation wide-format production printer.

Onyx Thrive

ArtSystems profiles Onyx Thrive, the workflow software RIP that provides a scalable print production solution based on the Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE).

Road test: the Fujifilm Acuity LED 1600

The lower ranks of the UV-curable market might be well served with printers but Fujifilm's addition brings some advanced features into a sensibly priced engine.

Product Profile

Road test: EFI R3225

Product Profile

Mimaki JV33

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Dynamax digitalsignage.net

LATEST COMMENTS

Five free modeling software packages for 3D printing

sandy: We are into architectural rendering,what do you think which software should we use for 3D printing ?

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InPrint 2014: top ten (or eleven) accolades from the Output team

Kirsty Inman: Excellent summary of the top 10 #InPrint2014 accolades. Thank you for our mention. Glad you liked the costumes. We will be putting some photos on our website for those of you who didn't see the IMI Europe team at the show. www.imieurope.com

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Australian acquisitions strengthens Spandex's regional offering

William Bell: I wouldn't believe a single utterance by this high achieving Scotsman. While I admire the man I wouldn't trust him as far as I could throw him. He is the ultimate Machiavellian businessman. Who are Gilde by the way? A shadowy private equity firm with almost no detailed background information to be found on the Internet. I am wondering if money laundering is behind this whole transaction.

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The value of exhibitions for exhibitors and visitors

Ryan Legge: I think there's a growing perception that printed materials and the value of them and exhibition displays or trade-shows is reducing as digital media takes off, and that's a difficult thing to overcome, certainly for newer businesses that don't necessarily have experience to back up their perceptions. Encouraging people to engage with new business experiences that will have an initial outlay cost but not necessarily a guaranteed ROI is always going to be difficult. I agree with your sentiment "need to work harder to attract newcomers from outside" but wonder how you would suggest achieving this?

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EDITOR’S PICK

The briefing: Christie lights up Boston, LumeJet for property printer and solar energy breakthrough

In today's briefing, Christie's involvement with Boston 'Nuit Blanche', Kornit announces Turkish ambitions before FESPA Eurasia and US university in solar panel breakthrough.

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FEATURES

Behind the acronyms: print and signage associations

Alongside the print houses and signage companies peppered along supply chains, numerous associations permeate the print industry, all with distinctive aims and approaches for implementing their objectives.

Beyond the screen: VisibleArt adds digital to its textile production

Ben McCabe finds out how VisibleArt has added flexibility and improved its environmental impact by adding digital ink-jet to its textile production.

Happy Birthday HMS President: PressOn ensures WWI tribute is realised

Dara Jegede talks to Andy Wilson from PressOn about the print house's recent wrapping job on the HMS President a feat that took vehicle wrapping to a whole new level.

OPINION

Something rotten in the compost bin: the Verdigris Blog

Laurel Brunner says industry bodies should do more to create a cohesive model of standards and testing methods in composting labels.

Sustainable green printing struts its stuff: the Verdigris Blog

Laurel Brunner looks at SGP and highlights the key benefits for print houses considering adoption of the certification.

Product environmental footprint from the European Commission: the Verdigris blog

The EC is forging ahead with its plans to develop its PEF and CEF rules, although the need is questionable, states Laurel Brunner.

Hollanders Output Recruit EnFocus