FEATURE: Dear Diary: So annoyed. Just hit a tree with the car. That's the second time this week. Daydreaming and with my head in the clouds again. Except this time I really was thinking about stuff that might be important for the business.
FEATURE: The average consumer wouldn't consider themselves as a driver of much of anything, apart from the family car, perhaps. But if various industry soothsayers are to be believed, the future lies with them.
FEATURE: Cloud computing is the next big IT trend for sign and display producers to start thinking about.
NEWS: Private cloud solutions may be a cost-effective way forward for firms that are worried about the possibility of hacking, according to data management and communications firm Node4.
NEWS: Business consulting firm Protiviti has urged companies to ensure they have a clear understanding of the risks surrounding cloud computing implementation.
NEWS: SAi has become the latest company to announce its plans for FESPA 2013, taking place in London next month.
NEWS: Touchez has announced that it will be the exclusive UK distributor for the 3D Wayfinder, an indoor wayfinding solution for multi-touch kiosks and tablets.
NEWS: Adobe has announced major changes to its range of software, including a decision to discontinue development of its Creative Suite series.
FEATURE: Media players are media-processing modules that play digital content onto digital signage screens.
NEWS: Metaio has released the latest version of its Metaio Creator drag-and-drop design software and added the ability to manage content and apps in the cloud.
NEWS: Taiwanese digital signage solutions provider Cayin has unveiled a new generation of compact digital signage server, the CMS-40.
OPINION: Anglia M2M's Andrew Pockson comments on providing up-to-date content to sites without broadband internet.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul returns from drupa 2012 with his head in the cloud and finds what he sees to be a significant change in the approach to colour and data management.
NEWS: Cloud-based digital signage solutions developer signagelive has appointed JB&A as its preferred North American distributor.
NEWS: HP has demonstrated new cloud-based and mobile printing solutions for its HP Designjet systems.
FEATURE: In years to come we will look back on drupa 2012 and it will be clear that it was the drupa when print started moving into the cloud for real.
NEWS: Pixels is offering a bundle including BrightSign's HD220 media player and signagelive BrightSign Edition.
NEWS: EFI has unveiled the latest addition to its VUTEk series of wide-format printers, and an extended offering in its cloud-based software solutions at drupa 2012.
NEWS: GMG has announced that it will launch its OpenColor and CoZone products at drupa next week.
NEWS: Design software giant Adobe has announced the launch of its Creative Suite 6 range and a new subscription-based web service, Adobe Creative Cloud.
NEWS: EFI has launched a new cloud-based service, Fiery Dashboard, which enables print production managers to access real-time production data via the internet.
NEWS: London-based digital signage supplier Exen2ric is to introduce Dynamax's cloud-based digitalsignage.net product to the Caribbean.
FEATURE: Printers have traditionally measured their business according to the volume of work going through the factory.
NEWS: Digital signage and kiosk control manufacturer BrightSign and cloud-based media delivery solutions provider signagelive have announced a partnership.
NEWS: Digital signage software developer signagelive has announced a collaboration with Stone Group.
NEWS: Cloud-based digital signage solutions developer signagelive has appointed Raffi Vartian to lead the development of the company in the Americas.
FEATURE: Laurel Brunner looks back on a difficult 2011 and predicts the trends for the production print market in 2012.
NEWS: Shuttleworth has added Electronic Proof of Delivery (POD) to the latest version of its software system, the company has announced.
NEWS: Camvine states it is to demonstrate new Codacall and Codachannel modules for its Coda cloud-based digital signage platform at Integrated Systems Europe 2012.
FEATURE: Fujifilm has introduced XMF Print Centre, and is once again in the vanguard of workflow management.
FEATURE: Online services and web apps are becoming more essential to the printing industry. Nick Smith looks at the growing trend.
FEATURE: Laurel Brunner looks at how printers operate from a new foundation, built on seven core components: the Seven Pillars of Digital Pre-press.
NEWS: Fujifilm has announced the commercial availability of a cloud-based web-to-print service.
NEWS: Camvine has introduced a new app for the iPad, iPod and iPhone, which it says turns the device into a digital display using its Coda cloud-based digital signage platform.
NEWS: Digital signage software supplier Camvine has released a software-only version of its cloud-based system, called Codasoft.
NEWS: DGScreen has stated that its combined hardware and software cloud-based offerings will have their official European launch at London's Screenmedia Expo next week.
FEATURE: HP's got a new head boy, one Léo Apotheker, who wants HP to 'provide seamless, secure, context-aware experiences for the connected world'.