Heidelberg has worked with PTC, a US-based specialist in cloud technology, to expand its web-based services. Continue reading “Heidelberg expands Cloud offering”
AVT, which mainly develops inspection and quality control systems, is set to introduce a number of new options at this Drupa. Continue reading “AVT to launch new Cloud QA system”
Kyocera is expanding its Software Laboratory, which is responsible for combining hardware and software technologies across several diverse fields including components for automotive, electronic and semiconductor applications as well as industrial cutting tools, printing devices and energy solutions. Ultimately this will form part of Kyocera’s Internet of Things (IoT) business. Continue reading “Kyocera expands IoT business”
One of the themes that emerged from the recent round of pre-Drupa press briefings was for greater use of cloud computing. It’s not a new concept – we’ve all been making greater use of web services and cloud storage but many vendors are now proposing a much closer integration between their production and admin systems and their cloud services.
That’s all well and good so long as you can easily access the Internet. But having suffered several days of turmoil thanks to multiple failures from my service provider’s network I’m inclined to be a bit cautious when it comes to relying on web-hosted services for anything that we might regard as mission-critical. But maintaining any redundant alternatives could easily wipe out the savings from using the cloud in the first place!
Woodwing, which specializes in enterprise-level DAM software, has developed a cloud-based centralized hub for publishers called Content Cloud which promises unlimited storage as part of its services. It’s billed as a single solution for content creation, production, archiving, sharing and analytics. Continue reading “Woodwing develops Content Cloud”