Adobe Ships Creative Suite 3 Production Premium and Master Collection
Roll-Out completes largest software release in Adobes 25-year history.
Memory card wins TIPA award
Lexar Media has announced that Lexar Professional Ultra Direct Memory Access (UDMA) 300x CompactFlash memory cards have been recognised by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) as the "Best Imaging Storage Media.
FOGRA appoints ColourProcess Australasian certification partner
For the first time in its history, FOGRA has appointed a certification partner outside Europe.
Epson sponsors Griffith University's College of Art
Epson has become the major sponsor of the Griffith University's Queensland College of Art Photography Department [QCAGU] and is now supporting all the Department's photographic printing needs.
DES makes its way overseas
DES have opened a New Zealand branch which will concentrate on the proofing business with EFI and CGS and its inkjet consumer base. "DES has a good product line up for inkjet media and I'm looking forward to getting that out there to New Zealand," said Derk Schoemaker, business development manager who made the commute to Australia for PrintEx.
Epson certifies three Hahnemühle papers for its Digigraphie Program
Epson has approved three Fine Art inkjet papers from the worldwide leading Hahnemühle Digital FineArt Collection for its Digigraphie program in France. Photo Rag 308, Photo Rag Satin 310 and Museum Etching 350 are genuine artists papers with a premium inkjet coating from Hahnemühle. They distinguish themselves from other papers due to their extreme age resistance and are therefore ideal for the long-lasting FineArt prints in the Epson Digigraphie program.
EIZO Introduces ColorEdge CG241W
Eizo have announced the release of the ColorEdge CG241W for its ColorEdge series of colour calibration LCD monitors. Offering both 12-bit hardware calibration and a 6 ms grey-to-grey response time, this 24.1-inch widescreen monitor is designed to display both still and moving images equally well, making it ideal for a wide range of high-end graphics work including pre-press, digital photography, video editing, and post-production.
Introducing Olana Digital Fine Art Fabric
An 18 mil, 10 oz. (340 gsm), archival, 100% cotton fabric designed to provide excellent image quality for either fine art reproduction or photographic portraiture. Olana Digital Fine Art Fabric has a Provincial weave which provides a distinctive visual appeal while enhancing artistic creativity. It is a refreshingly unique product unlike any other digitally printable textile material.
HP Digital Imaging wins top European trophies
Four products from HP''s extensive Graphic Arts portfolio have won European Digital Press Association (EDP) "Best Product of the Year 2007" awards and HP digital imaging also walked away with three Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) Awards, known as the "Oscars" of the digital photographic industry.
New tape application tool developed locally
Burwood Digital have developed a tape application tool that they say is of great assistance in applying application tape to a cut art work, making it a one man job.
Apple announce a swathe of new products and developments
Included in the announcements are: Near Final Mac OS X Leopard; Safari for Windows; New Mac OS X Server Leopard Features and iPhone to Support Third-Party Web 2.0 Applications.
Spandex Expands Digital Print Materials Range with ImagePerfect Artistic Canvas
Spandex, the global giant of digital printing and sign making industries worldwide, has extended its range of ImagePerfect digital materials with the introduction of Artistic Canvas, a coated textile printing media which guarantees the real look and feel of artistic painting reproductions.
Apple Updates MacBook Pro
Latest Intel Core 2 Duo Processors, Memory Up to 4GB and Higher Performance Graphics Across the Line.
HP Launches DreamColor Technologies for Accurate Digital Colour Reproduction Across Multiple Devices
HP announced at Printex the industrys first highly integrated system that delivers the greatest level of digital colour consistency across aseries of devices.
PosterJet 7.5 wins best RIP
The European Digital Press Association (EDP) judge and present this award each year. The RIP category being just one of the many awards. The latest German engineered Posterjet 7.5 version for Mac and PC is RIP software for processing large format print jobs - including posters, displays, placards, large photographs, maps and technical drawings.
Wasatch Supports HP Designjet Z Series Inkjet Printers
Wasatch has announced it has added support for the HP Designjet Z6100 Printer Series. This completes SoftRIP support for the full line HP Z-series devices, also including the HP Designjet Z2100 and HP Designjet Z3100 series printers. As the only inkjet RIP to offer 16-bit colour rendering, SoftRIP will allow HP users to achieve unparalleled quality output. Wasatch RIP products also include key features for sophisticated colour management, intuitive direct-to-layout workflows, and automated Smart Nesting.
HP shows off its 'photo printer' the Indigo 5500
HP Indigo 3500 and 5500 shown for the first time at Printex.
Epson's Next-Generation Micro Piezo Print Head Boasts Macro Potential
By capitalising on its semiconductor expertise, Epson has engineered an inkjet print head capable of producing 360 dots per inchthe industry's highest for a print head based on piezoelectric technologydoubling the density of its current print head. This ramp-up in ink placement will result in much speedier printers, usher in original compact designs for printers, and expand the range of inkjet printing applications.
Canon supports Australian Red Cross at PrintEx07
Canon donates 100,000 posters, brochures and training manuals to Red Cross.
Canon at Printex
Its good to be a member of the press at shows like Printex, apart from the hard graft, one is often invited to the most lavish of functions. May 24th at Printex was just such an occasion with Canon hosting an extravagant stand and an even more extravagant evening.
Epson furthers its 'Green' initiative with paper products
Epson has instituted a new procurement management policy and procurement standards focusing on paper products, including plain and photo papers developed for Epson printers. The policies extend all the way back to the forests that produce the wood used in manufacturing the paper.