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Fully integrated circuits printed directly onto fabric

Researchers have successfully incorporated washable, stretchable and breathable electronic circuits into fabric, opening up new possibilities for smart textiles and wearable electronics.

10/11/2017
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Growth in digital textile printing to be reflected at FESPA Mexico

After years of anticipation, it is now possible in 2017 to say that digital textile printing has achieved breakthrough success in soft signage and production apparel printing.

07/11/2017
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Memjet DuraLink aims to revolutionise fast inkjet press construction

Advances in inkjet technology have print service providers asking “not if, but when” they should invest.

06/11/2017
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Organisations that ignore culture will fail. Here is why.

Organisational culture is an essential focus for HR, senior leaders and line managers. If you fail to nurture it, you won't survive into the future.

03/11/2017
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ISO Standards for wide format printing

The topic of ISO standards is pretty dreary, but it’s a subject that can make a difference to the success of your wide format projects.

01/11/2017
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How 3D printing helped create the 'Stranger Things' Demogorgon

Bringing the Demogorgon to life in Stranger Things required more than interdimensional rifts to the Upside Down. The monster’s creation relied heavily on the innovative technology of 3D printing.

01/11/2017
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Top 20 Halloween prints of all time

It’s that time of year again when we hollow out pumpkins and carve scary faces into them; stock up on sweets for trick-or-treaters, and perhaps don a witch or ghost costume for the office party.

27/10/2017
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Top 4 fastest growing areas in industrial printing

Industrial printers are having to adapt to evolving consumer and buyer's needs, which has enabled significant growth in four key areas of the market.

26/10/2017
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Top 3 things you should know about textured inks

Humans are very tactile-focused beings. So, would it not be great to have more touchy-feely surfaces?

18/10/2017
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Print and paper packs a punch in a digital world

The results of an international survey by Two Sides provides unique insight into how print and paper is viewed, preferred and trusted by consumers around the globe.

13/10/2017
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Growth opportunities and trends in digital wide format printing

We’ve gone way beyond the traditional print-on-paper model to take print into completely new areas, such as bespoke interior design and short run packaging.

10/10/2017
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Signmaking oppportunity offers growth potential to commercial printers

With many companies having successful made the move from signmaking into print, Rob Fletcher investigates whether the transition process can be reversed for print businesses looking to expand into signage work.

02/10/2017
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Wide format printing: Key factors for sustainability success

Over the last few years, one of the most discussed trends in the wide format signage and graphics printing market has been the push toward more sustainable or environmentally-friendly businesses and solutions.

27/09/2017
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How you can profit from 3D printing

Printing is no longer limited to flat surfaces. With the help of 3D printers, impressive objects can be manufactured right from a digital file, unveiling a whole new world of opportunities for creative professionals and laymen alike.

26/09/2017
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Understanding calibration and colour profiles

While a surprising number of prepress operators and designers still spend a huge amount of time and materials “trying to get the colours right”, this should really be a quite straight forward process today.

14/09/2017
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How to optimise resolution to get the highest print quality

Most wide format printing engines have the potential to produce excellent output quality, both in terms of resolution and colour gamut.

11/09/2017
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Do you think 3D printing is not for you? Think again!

The generic term 3D printing covers a wide variety of different technologies and materials, albeit with the common goal of producing three dimensional objects.

08/09/2017
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FESPA Africa 2017: Stand-By-Stand Guide

With FESPA Africa 2017 sets to take place next week, we look at some of the many brands that will be in attendance and pick out the technologies they will be showcasing.

08/09/2017
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Modern Britain bought to life through outdoor ads takeover

Outdoor advertising space across the UK will be taken over by photographs of contemporary British life for the second Portrait of Britain exhibition.

07/09/2017