Technology

Taopix, the world’s number one provider of photo commerce software has announced 3 major strategic initiatives that bring to bear the most significant innovations in the sector since its birth. Photobook AI, integrated global fulfilment and a full Professional Services portfolio put Taopix at the forefront of the photo personalisation space. Helping customers succeed has been at the heart of the recent announcements.

Esko and Scodix, announce a collaboration to include Scodix packaging enhancement applications within the Esko Studio suite including, Scodix Foil™, Scodix Embossed Foil™, Scodix Sense™ for UV embossing and Scodix Spot™ for varnish applications. Scodix presses bring unrivalled and unique digital enhancements to printed materials for both commercial print and folding carton in a post-print process including multiple premium quality applications on one platform. Both the Scodix Ultra2 series and the Scodix E106 Digital Enhancement Press offer unmatched, high-quality capabilities, which enhance printed materials by layering polymers digitally onto printed products. These effects add value and help packaging stand out on the shelf in a highly competitive consumer market.

Virtual Systems, a provider of cloud-based print MIS software, announced that White Wolf Branding Solutions has successfully completed implementing Midnight software and is gaining momentum with several aspects of the system.

SELL BASE is a platform that centralizes and manages thousands of product references for corporations and communication agencies. It consists of two central modules: SELL Publishing, which automates the catalog and brochure creation process, and SELL Digital for web and mobile applications. The integration of CHILI publisher, the Universal Graphics Engine by CHILI publish (www.chili-publish.com), within SELL BASE has significantly improved the marketing effectiveness of the platform, opening it up to personalized document creation and collaborative work processes.

Taopix, the world’s leading photo commerce and personalisation software provider welcome Central Book Supply of the Philippines to the ever-increasing Taopix family as they prepare to go live with a new online and mobile service.

Color-Logic has named Arca Etichette S.p.A. the first certified HP Indigo printer to produce Color-Logic labels using HP Silver ink. Confirming the certification, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves said: "The results supplied by Arca Etichette from their HP Indigo Label press using HP Silver ink had a dramatic metallic color range and properly produced all Color-Logic decorative effects. Arca Etichette brand clients will greatly benefit from the ability of Arca to differentiate their products from those of their competitors. HP Indigo silver ink, in combination with HP Indigo CMYK inks, enables Arca to provide clients with 250 new metallic colors."

SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the signmaking, digital printing and CNC machining industries, has partnered with Avery Dennison to develop specialized software for the company’s TrafficJet Print System. The FlexiSIGN & PRINT Avery Dennison TrafficJet™ and FlexiPRINT Avery Dennison TrafficJet™ software will feature on the new system, which is designed to allow the production of certified output for the highly-regulated global traffic signage market.

The world’s leading provider of photo commerce software, Taopix, is launching a fully AI enabled version of its software platform for the intelligent creation of photo books and similar multi-image photo gift products.

Color-Logic and their technology partners have announced their Autumn show schedule. "This Autumn, Color-Logic will demonstrate with technology partners at ten different events around the world," stated Mark Geeves, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing. "Color-Logic partners will show our samples for applications including direct mail, labels, cartons, signage, point-of-purchase, magazine covers, tags, and business cards to mention only a few."

We’re excited to announce that PrintFactory Cloud has won the coveted SGIA 2018 Product of the Year Award in the Software - Workflow/CIM/MRS category.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced that its imagePROGRAF TX and PRO Series lineups are now fully compatible with FLEXI software from SA International (SAi). This announcement regarding the PRO Series represents the addition of the 60-inch imagePROGRAF PRO-6000 Large-format printer to those devices which can be used with SAi software, helping provide color continuity on high-quality applications for stunningly vivid output for signage and pay-for-print operations.

At Tecnargilla 2018, which takes place from September 24th - 28th in Rimini, Expo Centre, Italy, ColorGATE will present its comprehensive solution portfolio for the ceramic industry at the booths of Durst and Metis Systems. At Durst's stand, Hall D1 at Stand 155, the joint dedicated solution for the ceramics industry will be demonstrated. In cooperation with Metis Systems srl, the world market leader for high-quality scanners, ColorGATE presents the 3D Surface Director, a complete solution for digital surface design, at Metis Systems stand in Hall D1, Booth 152.

The Ghent Workgroup has designed a user-friendly interface to make it simpler for end users to easily navigate and find GWG settings within the most commonly used applications for professional publishing workflows. The application settings can be downloaded and installed from the GWG website. GWG settings are designed to help the user to automatically and properly create and check the quality and reliability of all PDF files.

Taopix, the world’s leading photo commerce and personalisation software provider welcome Fotomax of Hong Kong to the ever-increasing Taopix family as they prepare to go live this month.

Matthews International’s subsidiary SGK, the leading global brand development, activation, and deployment company, has chosen its partner for the future. HYBRID Software and its CLOUDFLOW workflow solution will be used by SGK facilities worldwide. Earlier this year, SGK installed more than 400 seats of HYBRID’s PACKZ PDF editor in their production facilities while performing an extensive pilot program, code-named “Shockwave”, which tested PROOFSCOPE and CLOUDFLOW for live automated production in selected facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia. After more than 12 months of dedicated effort by SGK and HYBRID, the pilot program was a huge success and PROOFSCOPE and CLOUDFLOW have now been deployed for live production worldwide.

Gelato, the world’s largest and most technologically advanced print cloud, has opened up its network by enabling partners to connect through APIs. This allows partners to sell printed products through the Gelato platform, which reaches 6 billion consumers in 101 countries.

Taopix, the world’s leading provider of photo commerce and photo personalisation software continues its run of innovation in 2018 with the latest release aimed at vastly improving the mobile user experience.

BALDWIN Vision Systems, market leader in color management, register control, and defect management technology, will feature the latest automated solutions during Packaging Innovations 2018 (stand D70, 12-13 September, Olympia London, UK). Experts will be on-hand throughout the show to demonstrate how converters and brand owners can utilize simplified yet powerful automated workflow solutions to eliminate defects and deliver perfect color across their operation.

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