A research team from the French company Ultimate Holography developed an innovative printing technique to make 2D images appear as 3D holograms. The new technology comes with a large dynamic range and high-quality colors and some more advantages over common hologram techniques.
Printing giant HP and the industry magazine PrintWeek published downloadable 19-page report that outlines how important social trends affect the printing industry. On the basis of these seven game changers, HP and PrintWeek show which solutions already exist in the world of print to face them.
Packaging has come a long way and bright minds are revealing their latest innovations. Read about robot arms, AI assisted manual palletizing and custom cases that might revolutionize the future of packaging production.
Researchers from Fraunhofer Institute in Dresden, Germany have come up with a technology that enables printing solar cells on fabrics. This way, truck tarpaulins could be able to generate power in a few years.
Das Museum für Druckkunst in Leipzig erweckt die Druck-Geschichte zum Leben. An immer noch funktionstüchtigen Maschinen wird anschaulich dargestellt, wie früher gedruckt wurde. Maschinensetzer Roland Müller erklärt im Interview den Nutzen und die Funktionsweise der Linotype.
Thanks to the AMP Cortex the recycling sector is about to see a transformation thanks to robotic technologies and artificial intelligence making the sorting at recycling facilities faster, more accurate and thus much more efficient.
The fair term of drupa is definitely not the only time of the year, when there are people involved with printing at Messe Düsseldorf. Did you know that they have their very own Printcenter on site? Check out this article for fascinating insights on the daily business of the print shop team.