New Photo Library marketing itself in our region
Now celebrating the first anniversary of its formation, the photography-based community interest company Majority World has seen its photo library pass the 10,000 images mark.
Sawgrass Technologies introduces hybrid system for the Epson R1800
Sawgrass Technologies has introduced the SubliJet/ChromaBlast Hybrid System for the Epson R1800 for both sublimation printing and cotton decorating from one machine.
EIZO introduces FlexScan SX3031W 30" widescreen LCD monitor for graphics professionals
Eizo Oceania have announced that they are now shipping Eizo’s first 30-inch (29.8-inch viewable image size) and the largest LCD monitor it has released to date. Incorporating an integrated circuit developed in-house, the FlexScan SX3031W includes several of high-end features for reliable colour output and advanced functionality that will be of use in CAD/CAM, DTP, graphic and web design, and other imaging tasks.
Epson UK announce it's 60' premier art water resistant canvas and water resistant matte canvas
It's been reported in the UK that Epson have launched their 60' premier art water resistant canvas and water resistant matte canvas for the Epson Stylus Pro 11880 printers.
Customised Onyx products for Epson RIP software released
Epson has announced the release of two customised Onyx products for Epson RIP software packages currently compatible with the Epson Stylus Pro 11880 and soon to be compatible with the Stylus Pro, 7880 and 9880 large format printers. The software packages will be sold exclusively by Epson's Pro Graphics Dealer Channel.
Robyn Stewart wins Epson South Australian Professional Photographer of the Year
Robyn Stewart won the 2007 Epson South Australian Professional Photographer of the Year Award for the fifth time with images from her travels in China and India. At the time of this announcement Robyn had just begun a working trip to Tanzania on the edge of the African continent to collect images for her second book.
Epson wins WorldStar Award for ink packaging
Epson has been awarded a prestigious WorldStar Award in the Electronics Category for its globally standardised packaging for printer ink cartridges. Sponsored by the World Packaging Organisation, WorldStar 2007 winners were selected by an expert panel of judges meeting in Athens, Greece.
Imaging Expo Singapore, incorporating P.I.X - Photo Imaging X-change 2007
The first specialised imaging and photography show in South-East-Asia and The Pacific region -- Imaging Expo Singapore, incorporating P.I.X - Photo Imaging X-change 2007 closed with a bang! The 3 day event was held from 2-4 November and welcomed 5386 visitors.
Epson Announces Winners for the 2007 Colour Imaging Contest
Epson has announced that it has selected the winners of this year's Colour Imaging Contest, an annual award that seeks to support the development of a new era in the culture of digital expression. A total of 66 photographic and graphic works were selected (43 from Japan and 23 from other countries and territories) from among 9,470 entries (7,873 in the photography category; 1,597 in graphics).
Epson introduce the Stylus C110
Epson has released its latest single function printer, the Epson Stylus C110 to add to its growing office range. The Stylus C110 is a high-end single function printer designed for home office or small business consumers, as well as personal business users, who demand high performance and high quality printing.
HP Expands Designjet Team
HP continues to demonstrate its commitment to the printing and imaging market with the expansion of its Designjet team.
Another patent win against third party suppliers
With Epson leading the charge against third party inkjet suppliers (see earlier stories on Wide Format Online), it's been announced that Canon has won a legal dispute against inkjet cartridge supplier Pelikan Hardcopy, which had challenged the validity of a Canon patent in Germany.
Digital Photography for Print Production best practices white paper
The international Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG), which in five years has become one of the world's most respected graphic arts best practice organizations, today announces the availability of the GWG Photography White Paper.
X-Rite completes acquisition of Pantone
X-Rite has completed the purchase of Pantone, Inc. for a purchase price of 180 million dollars.
GMG receives the Prize of Honour "Tulip Award" from Inter Ikea Systems B.,V.
GMG, supplier of high-end colour management and proofing solutions, has announced that the company has won the prestigious "Prize of Honour" Tulip Award, conferred annually by Inter IKEA Systems B.V.
Epson Stylus Pro 3800 Wins Ecohitech Award for Energy Saving and CO2 Reduction
Epson today announced that it has won a 2007 ecohitech award for the Epson Stylus Pro 3800 printer. The award, presented on October 29 at a ceremony in Milan, is Italy's most prestigious recognition of environmental achievement by a technology company, and covers hi-tech processes, products, systems and services.
Hahnemühle Bamboo 290 and FineArt Baryta 325
Hahnemühle showcased two new products at 4 trade shows on 3 continents. The new products were favourably received by the photographers and will be available from the beginning of November in the usual sheet and roll sizes.
Giclee Media launch their new Moab Lasal range of papers.
Giclee Media have announced the availability of Moab’s new Lasal range of archival resin coated papers which they say joins their Colorado Fibre Gloss and the now well known Entrada Cotton Rag in forming a complete solution for all inkjet photographic needs.
3P InkJet Textiles Corp. wins Reader's Choice Awards from Digital Output magazine
Digital Output magazine, a leading business magazine for the digital imaging and desktop publishing industry, has recognized 3P InkJet Textiles Corp. products with the coveted Readers Choice Award. Their readers regard Universal Glossy Canvas, Studio Canvas and the Value line formerly SubliDirect line as top products in the printing industry market.
Kodak produces book of historic photos on native American life
Thanks to a unique collaboration between Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group and The Center for Western Studies of Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., photographs taken more than 100 years ago have come to life in a new photo book. Impressions of Tribal Life was produced on a Kodak Nexpress S3000 Digital Production Colour Press.