Cyrious Software has added the CalendarApp feature to its Control business management system, version 5.7. Accessible via mobile and desktop browsers, the application allows users to add meetings and tasks to personal and shared calendars; integration with the Control software also enables access to order, estimate, and customer information. The application also displays phone numbers and email addresses as links that can be accessed with one click.
Wrap Artist owner Jamie Mullican was taken aback when this tour bus arrived sanded down to bare metal, but the surface passed an adhesion test. Printed on 3M Controltac IJ180-CV3 vinyl with 8518 laminate on an HP Latex 260 printer, the design blends multiple logos, navigating countless rivets and moldings. Mullican was recently named a winner in 3M's Wrap2Wrap car wrapping competition at the 2015 SEMA Show.
Novus Imaging has introduced Ultra, an industrial-grade line of UV LED flatbed printers featuring a steel frame and auto-masking technology, designed to eliminate the need for manual taping during print production. Offering a print area of 5 x 10 ft, the series' intended applications include packaging, signage, posters, tradeshow graphics, P-O-P displays, décor, and more.
Registration has opened for HP Graphics Solutions’ 11th annual user conference, Dscoop, which is scheduled to take place April 14-16, 2016, in San Antonio. The event will feature keynote speakers Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder, and Kevin O’Leary of ABC’s “Shark Tank.” Conference holders expect more than 2000 attendees; 120 exhibitors; and more than 100 educational sessions, with a special track focused on collaboration among members.
Eating lunch at a conference recently, I sat at a table with a pre-assigned topic: signage and graphics. Good fit, right? As we made our way through the meal, fellow attendees and I swapped signage stories, then productivity tips. Ironically, that conversation stuck with me in ways that nothing else from the show has.
Roland has released the SolJet EJ-640, a 64-in. eco-solvent printer designed for high-volume print providers. The 1440-dpi EJ-640 employs dual staggered printheads, with the option of dual-CMYK or 7-color ink configurations; in 4-color mode, up to 2 L can be loaded for each color.
The 2015 OBIE awards, hosted by the Outdoor Advertising Association of America, celebrated simple advertising strategies that stirred up genuine feelings in its audience. "These winning campaigns need no explanation," as the awards website put it.
This "Larger than Life" Nestlé campaign, agented by BrandTuitive, earned a finalist spot in the Consumer Goods, Services, & Retail category.
Inca Digital has launched the Onset X series of 126-in. flatbed UV inkjet printers. The line features a 25-zone vacuum table, which can be automated to reduce setup time; a UV control system designed to eliminate masking; and a modular ink carriage system that allows users to upgrade from one model to the next at any time.
The students of Corona’s Santiago High School celebrated their mascot, the shark, with these underwater images for drywall, curved ceilings, and cinderblocks. PMG Companies printed the graphics on Avery Dennison MPI 1005 Supercast Easy Apply RS vinyl film and DOL 1380 matte overlaminate using a Mimaki CJV30-160 printer.
Check out other great print projects from our September issue: