Software

EFI Launches New Fiery Production and Proofing Software
March 19, 2013

Foster City, California-based EFI, a world leader in customer-focused printing and packaging industry innovation, announced the launch of Fiery XF Version 5, a flexible and scalable high-speed digital front end and color management workflow for wide- to superwide-format production and proofing.

Augmented Reality & the Future of Printing
February 1, 2013

The man on the magazine cover has come to life. And he's talking to me.

Under normal circumstances, this kind of statement is grounds for therapy, but I'm not crazy.

Volly Announces New Agreement with PageTech
January 15, 2013

Stamford, Connecticut-based Pitney Bowes Inc. announced a new collaboration with PageTech, a leader in PCL (Printer Control Language) print stream conversion software, for the Volly secure digital delivery service.

2013 Buyer's Guide
December 1, 2012

Predictions, speculations and forecasts were the hot topics of the year. With the United States’ success at the summer Olympics, a pivotal presidential election and Hurricane Sandy’s disastrous effects, the United States had its fair share of ground-breaking headlines.

Cracking the Code
October 1, 2012

The first time I noticed a QR code, I was in a restaurant. The place had a self-serve soda fountain, and the code was on the side of one of the paper beverage cups.

Demand for Smart Labels and Tags for Food Safety Products Expected to Grow by 2016
June 12, 2012

Demand for food safety products in the U.S. is forecast to increase 7.3 percent annually to $4.5 billion in 2016, a result of increased public awareness following recent highly publicised multistate outbreaks of foodborne illnesses and the need to comply with provisions of the landmark Food Safety Modernization Act.

Smart labels and tags, and software and tracking systems are expected to experience the fastest gains, reflecting a heightened emphasis on traceability in the food supply chain. Smart label and tag demand will be boosted by traceability advantages along with expanded usage in food packaging to reduce losses in perishable foods.

A Web of
 Information
September 1, 2011

If you ask five people to explain what the term "web-to-print" means to them, you will most likely end up with five different answers. Quite simply, different needs require different implementations.