The briefing: LumeJet ready for its close-up, Continental Outdoor partners with Key Systems and EFI Fiery servers for Ricoh

The briefing: LumeJet ready for its close-up, Continental Outdoor partners with Key Systems and EFI Fiery servers for RicohNEWS: In today's briefing, The Prime Minister visits a print house, new recruits for Wrights GPX and drupa 'confirms' song for 2016 – or does it?

First solar-powered bus shelter trialled by Clear Channel UK

First solar-powered bus shelter trialled by Clear Channel UK

NEWS: Clear Channel has experimented with solar-powered advertising with the installation of a solar LED lighting kit from Zeta Specialist Lighting on a London bus stop.

Ricoh looks to reduce the entry-level cost barrier with release of Pro C9100 and C9110

Ricoh looks to reduce the entry-level cost barrier with release of Pro C9100 and C9110

NEWS: Ricoh has promised a more competitive price point for print houses looking to move into digital ink-jet with the launch of the Pro C9100 and 9110 models.

Call for focus on compliance as allergenic food labels rule change draws near

NEWS: With European food labelling rules set to change, GS1UK has voiced fears that smaller businesses will struggle to comply in time.

Mobile interactivity and promotional tools added to Comosoft's Lago suite

NEWS: Comosoft has announced the addition of two point-of-sale tools – focused on retail signage and location-based mobile interaction respectively – for its Lago software portfolio of digital signage products.


Improved Océ ImageStream 3500 demonstrated at Canon open days

Canon has given customers the first taste of its upgraded Océ ImageStream 3500 at its recent commercial printing open days.

The briefing: 3D printing on Fleet Street, Kodak and Konica Minolta DFE link-up and Hybrid seeks Creative Edge

Today's briefing sees Antalis reveal the winners of its Review Awards and Made In Space's 3D printer arrive at its new orbital home.

Clear Channel undergoes major UK network investment with Play London plan

Clear Channel has launched Play London, the first stage of an extensive expansion project.

Chili Publisher tools added to XMPie after OEM agreement

Chili Publish's instant online editor and 3D visualisation tools will be made available to XMPie users after the creation of a connector to link the two software packages.

CGS unveils cloud-based colour management programme

CGS has launched its Oris Lynx cloud-based colour management software, which enables users to produce 'accurate' colour profiles.


Stino launches product portfolio in line with Intel's Android-focused developments


Kinetic Worldwide announces major management and global reshuffle


Caldera, Highcon work together to create complete packaging solution


Apex and IFS step in to support PrintIT cause


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.

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.

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: EFI R3225

In her latest road test, Sophie Matthews-Paul tries out the EFI R3225 3.2m wide-format printer.

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Mimaki JV33

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Dynamax POVng


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.

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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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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.



The media owner monopoly game

With a variety of divergent strategies, play time is over for the big players in the media owner market, writes Ben McCabe.

Output Calendar 2014: dates for your diary

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

3D Printshow looks to inspire as it returns to London

The 3D Printshow returns to London in vogue against the backdrop of a print industry in disarray, says Dara Jegede.


Supply chain management made easy: the Verdigris blog

Supply chain management is the next step for printers and publishers who want to improve environmental impact management says Laurel Brunner

The UN's Corporate Sustainability Report 2013: the Verdigris blog

The UN says that companies are taking environmental responsibility seriously, but tracking compliance is still an issue, points out Laurel Brunner.

Books on the rise: the Verdigris blog

Laurel Brunner finds that the US still has one of the poorest records on waste management, and recycling paper, despite a rise in paper consumption.

Hollanders Output Recruit EnFocus