Tag: software

  • New production software from Canon

    Canon Europe has announced version 6 of its PrismaProduction workflow system as well as a new offering, PrismaSimulate Ultra, for simulating production outcomes and estimating ink usage.

  • GMG updates ColorProof to v5.11

    GMG has released ColorProof 5.11, which now gains automated notifications of new software updates as well as support for Adobe PDF Print Engine 5.1. 

  • EFI updates Optitex software

    EFI has released a new version of its Optitex textile design software, with a new Print and Cut feature that enables printing of all garment patterns on a single roll. This alone should lead to significant savings in fabric roll inventory of 15-40 percent when compared to traditional methods.

  • Esko updates software platform to 18.0.1

    Esko has issued an update to several of its software programs, which collectively form the Esko Software Platform. Esko says these programs are tightly integrated and generally upgraded at the same time. 

  • Materialise launches metal simulation software

    Materialise has used this week’s TCT show at the NEC, UK to launch a new simulation software for metal 3D printing that is aimed at optimising part production to avoid costly reprints.

  • Esko acquires Blue Software

    Esko has bought Blue Software, a label and artwork management software company based in Chicago, Illinois, USA, in order to extend its packaging workflow offering.

  • Less is more

    Less is more New European rules mean that all new domestic electronic devices, from TVs and fridges to computers and peripherals, now have to automatically put themselves to sleep when not in use to save energy. This is part of the EU’s Ecodesign initiative, which has also outlawed high-wattage vacuum cleaners and will extend energy…

  • CorelCAD 2015 software released

    Corel has updated its CAD software, CorelCAD, with a new 2015 version.

  • EFI buys SmartLinc

    EFI has acquired SmartLinc, an American company that develops shipping software. This software allows users to select the best carrier for their shipments and can be integrated with other software systems. Thus MIS can automatically submit print jobs to SmartLinc software, which then tracks shipment status, cost and carrier information, and transfers this information back…

  • Adobe updates the Technical Communication Suite

    Adobe has announced v5 of the Technical Communication Suite, an authoring and publishing toolkit for technical writers and instructional designers. This latest version streamlines the creation of standards-compliant technical content by leveraging best-in-class XML/DITA authoring with complete Document Type Definition (DTD) support. The release also enables authors to expand the outreach and adoption of their…