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ariegenews.com - Elections municipales en Ariège: les presses tournent à plein régime à l'imprimerie IPS

ariegenews.com - Elections municipales en Ariège: les presses tournent à plein régime à l'imprimerie IPS | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Elections municipales en Ariège: les presses tournent à plein régime à l'imprimerie IPS
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How colour printing is changing the elections in France (French spoken -- town of Ariège)

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You should consider Audio Publishing for mobile

You should consider Audio Publishing for mobile | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Struggling to design mobile online publications? Don’t. Just speak your content. It’s easier to create than video, doesn’t require as much expensive equipment or design, and mobile users can listen...
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Aleyant to Showcase Web-to-Print Integration with HP SmartStream at Dscoop9 - What They Think

Aleyant to Showcase Web-to-Print Integration with HP SmartStream at Dscoop9 - What They Think | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Aleyant to Showcase Web-to-Print Integration with HP SmartStream at Dscoop9 What They Think Aleyant Systems today announced that it has completed the integration of its Pressero web-to-print storefront solution with HP's SmartStream workflow using...
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Printers with mercury based UV curing equipment should prepare for alternatives

Printers with mercury based UV curing equipment should prepare for alternatives | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Printers be warned: in 2016 you won’t be able to replace the lamps inside your UV curing printer with the same mercury lamp. In July of that year, the EU’s RoHS 2 will demand that you either replac...
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EFI Fiery wins "Perfect" label from VIGC

EFI Fiery wins "Perfect" label from VIGC | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
PDF/X-4 is the next big step in prepress, but until VIGC (Vlaams Instituut voor Grafische Communicatie — Flemish Innovation Center for Graphic Communication) actually set up a test for looking into...
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Is new technology effecting the publishing industry? - FOX 15

Is new technology effecting the publishing industry? - FOX 15 | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Is new technology effecting the publishing industry?
FOX 15
You can do E-Publishing, you can do Print on Demand so it's actually nice for writers right now," says Coen.
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Spundge, a news feed grouping site - IT Enquirer: publishing

Spundge, a news feed grouping site - IT Enquirer: publishing | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
It sounded like Spundge, a new breaking news feed grouping or curation site, would be a real gem, but it's more complicated. An analysis.
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EFI Cretaprint C3 for ceramic printing - IT Enquirer

EFI Cretaprint C3 for ceramic printing - IT Enquirer | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
The EFI Cretaprint C3 printer comes with the Fiery proServer for Cretaprint. It's the world's first digital front-end for the growing ceramic imaging market.
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Microsoft Crimes Unit: Stubbornly On Hacker Trail, Announces Win Today

Microsoft Crimes Unit attorneys today announced a break in their case against hackers embedding and infecting computers pre-sale -- a manufacturing level.
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Amazon Kindle Fire 2 HD Tablets: Coyote and Hollywood Unveiled

Amazon Kindle Fire 2 HD Tablets: Coyote and Hollywood Unveiled | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Amazon Kindle Fire Family: Tech Now Gina Smith...
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Lift: Twitter Founders Release Life Habit App Today on iTunes

Lift: Twitter Founders Release Life Habit App Today on iTunes | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it

It's called Lift -- the new app from Twitter founders Ev Williams & Biz Stone is available in the App Store today. Bad habits? Good habits? Try it. Free! But compulsory printing isn't on the list :-).

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Inkjets as competitors of offset presses; the story of ink droplet size and resolution - Printing business and technologies - IT Enquirer

Inkjets as competitors of offset presses; the story of ink droplet size and resolution - Printing business and technologies - IT Enquirer | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it

Grayscale printing doesn’t mean you’re going back to monochrome times, but involves changing the amount of ink fired into each pixel, depending on image data. This creates an illusion: a higher resolution than the one the printing engine is capable of...

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Tips & Tricks: The Fiery RIP’s SpotOn works with name matching - Printing business and technologies - IT Enquirer

Tips & Tricks: The Fiery RIP’s SpotOn works with name matching - Printing business and technologies - IT Enquirer | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it

Fiery’s (http://w3.efi.com) support for spot colours via SpotOn, and SpotOn works with a name-matching system.

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News brands profit from Twitter users and vice versa

News brands profit from Twitter users and vice versa | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
A study that consisted of a landscape audit, investigating YouGov’s database of Twitter users identified how people are using Twitter and the role of news brands within that. The study was followed...
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The skinny on Newsweek's print revival | Media Life Magazine

The skinny on Newsweek's print revival | Media Life Magazine | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
The skinny on Newsweek's print revival: It's in great demand | Media Life Magazine http://t.co/S2q7RgcA6s
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Digital magazines and books for the masses; printed copies for collectors

Digital magazines and books for the masses; printed copies for collectors | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
There seems to be the common belief iPads, Android tablets, smartphones and eBook readers will soon be replacing print altogether. It could look that way to people who only read mainstream publicat...
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Printers can survive and thrive by specialising. Collectors' items demand a price premium buyers are all too happy to pay, without the risk digital copies are going to eat away at this market.

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UK Print service company first with cool curing machine - IT Enquirer

UK Print service company first with cool curing machine - IT Enquirer | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
EFI VUTEk GS3250LX LED curing wide format inkjet printer is increasingly popular with printers who want to be able to print on anything, and be "green" in the process.
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Why UV LED curing printers are the better investment

Why UV LED curing printers are the better investment | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Although you could theoretically keep refining old mercury vapour technology, that wouldn't be future proof. A printer manufacturer that would invest in improving mercury lamp technology would show...
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Increase your printing business potential: UV LED curing

Increase your printing business potential: UV LED curing | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Ranging from 365 to 405 nm, UV LED lamps are all set to replace mercury vapour lamps in UV curing printers. The evolution may gain momentum in 2014 when Europe is rumoured to sort of banning mercur...
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All UV diodes have become more efficient over time but the relative efficiency and cost improvements have favored the 395nm diode due to its popularity. Nevertheless, 365nm LEDs are sometimes used in specific applications where users are reluctant to change their ink formulations and the lower wavelength meets the requirements.
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EFI teams up with Online Print Solutions - IT Enquirer: printing

EFI teams up with Online Print Solutions - IT Enquirer: printing | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
EFI acquires Online Print Solutions, a Tennant & Russell client. OPS software will become part of EFI's Productivity Software portfolio.
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QSystems Q4 Publishing System Report - IT Enquirer

QSystems Q4 Publishing System Report - IT Enquirer | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Introduction to the free to download PDF report on the Q4 publishing system for printed and digital publishing, developed by QSystems.
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Web Apps Publishing: PressRun HTML5 vss Adobe DPS .folio?

Web Apps Publishing: PressRun HTML5 vss Adobe DPS .folio? | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Create a web app with Adobe DPS or use a HTML5 based solution like Quark's PressRun -- here's how and why.
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Fiery RIP: printing at 600 and 1200 dpi - Printing business and technologies - IT Enquirer

Let’s say you are printing from an iMac. You have all the latest Fiery drivers installed on your system, and all the latest firmware on the printer. Your file has a light screen in it and looks fine when printed at 600 dpi. But you decide that at 600 dpi the text really isn’t that sharp. So you print at 1200 dpi. The text is better but the light screen becomes almost invisible and looks more pink than green. The only setting changed is the dpi setting. What’s wrong

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Mobile Printing: Ball of Confusion

Mobile Printing: Ball of Confusion | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it
Why is the market for mobile printers such a mess. Our Erik Vlietnick reports. It's aNewDomain.net.
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Serving print customers in a self-service environment with EFI’s M500 Self-Serve Copy and Print Station - Printing business and technologies - IT Enquirer

Serving print customers in a self-service environment with EFI’s M500 Self-Serve Copy and Print Station - Printing business and technologies - IT Enquirer | Printing Technologies | Scoop.it

Print-on-demand, web-to-print, and print-as-a-service is served (pun intended) with EFI's M500 (more here: http://w3.efi.com/), a control station with which users can print even from Dropbox and a USB stick.

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