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Color-Logic will debut the Color-Logic FX-Viewer at Graphics of the Americas. The tool allows brand managers and graphic designers to see renderings of designs on screen. The booth will be decorated with Color-Logic images printed using offset lithography, flexography, digital wide format, screen printing, and the latest digital presses from HP Indigo, EFI Jetrion, and Xeikon. more
Bethlam Forsa, Executive Vice President for content development and publishing operations at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, will be the opening keynote speaker at the 2012 Digital Book Printing Forum in New York City. The conference will also feature a presentation of results from InterQuest’s most recent research in digital book printing, a panel discussion by executives from leading book printers, a series of presentations from executives from HP, Oce, Ricoh Production Printing, and Xerox Corp, and a panel discussion by executives from several publishers. more
Xante has unveiled iQueue 6.0, the latest version of its smart digital workflow with advanced color intelligence, in booth K101 at FESPA. iQueue 6 is a pre-production workflow designed specifically for Xante digital color print systems. This version is optimized for the new Memjet-powered Excelagraphix 4200, which Xante also debuted at the conference. more
Zinio has announced Zinio Fusion, a tool suite for interactive content creation. Fusion offers three approaches and products for enhancing design and interaction for digital platforms: a do-it-yourself Web tool for embedding rich media, a build-out for creating interactive and multi-layered InDesign pages, and integration and content transcoding for external authoring tools such as Woodwing’s Digital Publishing System. more
Adobe announced Photoshop Touch is now available for iPad 2 via the iTunes App Store. The app offers core Photoshop features as well as new capabilities for creating and sharing in an app custom-built for tablets. more
Adobe has announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona upgrades to the Digital Publishing Suite to increase the software's functionality and extensibility. The enhancements include new in-app merchandising, provisioning of targeted content based on user role, accelerated app creation, and HTML5 support. more
Zevrix has announced workflow sequences in Output Factory designed to run automatically to create InDesign output files in multiple formats. Output Factory is an upgrade of the Zevrix BatchOutput that automates printing, exporting, and post-processing of Adobe InDesign files. more
Printing Industries of America is accepting entries for the 2012 Premier Print Awards, which recognize and reward exceptional diligence and skill in the printing craft. Entries before April 20 get an Early Bird discount. Final entry deadline is May 18. more
Continuous-feed color inkjet is the fastest growing segment of the printing industry according to a new report from InfoTrends. The report predicts these new devices will account for 40% of the digital color pages globally by 2015. more
SA International (SAi) has released PixelBlaster, a new print-to-finish production application package for large format-printing. PDF-based PixelBlaster covers pre-flight to production using a suite of workflow applications. more
Xerox and the IDEAlliance will offer a free two-part Webinar: Communicating Brand Color: Using G7 and Color Management for Consistent Color Reproduction March 7 and April 4. Joe Fazzi, Vice President of Media Production Technologies at IDEAlliance, will speak. more
Esko has scheduled EskoWorld2012, the annual conference of Esko users and the Esko User Group International, for New Orleans, June 17-20. The event will cover all aspects of professional printing including packaging, labeling, commercial print, digital finishing, digital flexo, ArtiosCAD, and color. more