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ColorGATE Announces New Solutions & Services

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

ColorGATE, a leading vendor of powerful software and hardware solutions for color critical digital printing applications, has announced the release of three new solutions and services: Productionserver 20, ColorGATE Custom Create, and Color Management Services.

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What’s in YOUR Dashboard?

By Pat McGrew / Published:

Dashboards can be an amazing productivity aid, or they can be a distraction. Consider your team, your working environment, and what information will help the team be as efficient as possible.

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What is a Dashboard and Do You Need One?

By Pat McGrew / Published:

Dashboards are helpful for everyone in an organization from team members on the shop floor to the C-suite. Pat McGrew sets the stage for what questions you should ask yourself when considering a dashboard for your inkjet organization.

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Global Graphics Direct™Powers Faster, Wider, High Resolution Digital Presses

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

Direct™ unlocks the potential of digital presses by driving print jobs directly to the printhead electronics giving unprecedented speed and image quality. Released today, it is the first fully integrated product line from Global Graphics designed to be part of a fully automated print solution, supporting Industry 4.0 telematics and integration with digital press controllers and MIS systems.

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Working with Virtual Support When Everything is on Lockdown

By Pat McGrew / Published:

When that reliable, friendly face is no longer sitting in their office on your site, can’t travel, or is less available on the phone, what options do you have for getting the support you need? Ask your vendors about virtual support! It takes many forms. You may already be using some form of it, but make sure you are taking advantage of every option. 

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RIPs for Industrial Inkjet – Part 2

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

In the Industrial Inkjet segment, requirements to make ink and print heads compatible with industrial surfaces also leads to special requirements for the related Raster Image Processors or RIPs solutions. Let’s drill down on the special requirements for industrial RIPs.

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Solimar Systems Announces ReadyPDF Module

By Mary Schilling / Published:

Solimar Systems announced the addition of a new module,  ReadyPDF™, to their existing robust suite of variable data document processing tools. This tool is very relevant in a production inkjet environment. Print organizations who accept large variable text and image files commonly find that improperly prepared PDF files can process slowly, choke, or error out, slowing overall production because of file element and structure issues within the PDF

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Integrating Augmented Reality with Your Inkjet White Paper Factory

By MJ Anderson / Published:

Augmented Reality has a significant potential to reinforce your position as a though leader and open up nontraditional revenue streams that will not disrupt your existing inkjet operations. The market for Mixed Reality (Print + AR) services is projected to reach $162 billion by 2020. Let’s talk about making Inkjet Insight members part of that market.

IoT, Print and Inkjet Security

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

With the complexity of Internet of Things (IoT) networks expanding and the cost and frequency of breaches climbing, printers must take advantage of every resource to protect their security and their reputations. We discuss 2018 trends in security and print environments including links to research from Ponemon, Aberdeen and Inkjet Insight.

Understanding Your Workflow Capacity – Part 1

By Tim Cooper / Published:

Tim Cooper, Chief Enterprise Architect from Harland Clarke Holdings Company shares insights in a two-part series on defining, measuring and modelling workflow capacity for production inkjet printing. This article is focused on understanding the components of workflow and how it may impact capacity.

Business Case Calculator for Software

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

A very simple tool to allow you do do some “what if” analysis on how improvements in uptime, minimizing paper changes and other seemingly minimal improvements can impact your revenue over the course of the year. It adds up!

How to Make the Business Case for Essential Software

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

As faster and more productive inkjet devices reach the market, maximizing productive uptime is truly essential. Unfortunately, many companies skimp on building the costs for essential software into their inkjet justification. Find out how costly this mistake can be.