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December '14

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S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S • December 2014 • 105 INDUSTRIAL GRADE TEXTILE PRINTER Durst US, Rochester, New York, introduces the Rhotex HS, Durst's solution to increased demand for an industrial soft signage printer that com- bines the digital advantages with the efficiency of analogue textile printers. The Rhotex HS achieves a production speed of more than 4,300 square feet per hour, which makes it the fastest digital soft signage printer on the market. Its resolu- tion of 1200 dpi produces excellent print quality. The print width of 10.8 feet and the usage of eco-friendly, water-based dispersion inks, make it ideal for a large range of soft signage applica- tions, such as banners, displays, wall decorations, signage, parasols, flags, backdrops and outdoor advertisements. The productivity of the Rhotex HS enables the operator to quickly and efficiently react to customer requirements and to achieve profitable production independent of print run size, from the start. For more information, visit www. durstus.com. FUJIFILM DEBUTS NEW ONSET FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, Hanover Park, Illinois, in collab- oration with UK-based Inca Digital, debuts new Inca Onset R40i, with the Hostert full-automation system. The Onset R40i is the latest addition to the Onset family of high-performance, UV-curing flatbed presses. Utilizing FUJIFILM Dimatix print- heads, the R40i delivers a 14-picolitre drop size and output speeds of up to 4,300 square feet an hour. This translates to 80 full bed sheets (5' x 10') of high-quality, sellable output. Based on the Onset Scaleable Architecture platform, the new Onset is available with a variety of ink configura- tions (CMYK, Lm, Lc and white), and customers can configure their press as a 4, 6, or 8 color- channel press at time of order, or upgrade in the field as their needs change over time. The Onset R40i can print onto media as large as 123.6" x 63", and up to 2" thick at the rate with near offset like print quality. For more information, visit ww.fujifilmusa.com. VERSATILE RIGID SUBSTRATE PRINTER Stratojet USA, Santa Fe Springs, California, presents the Shark FBR 2512, a versatile rigid substrate printer offering 1440x1440 dpi gray scale image quality, a robust design and the ability to print onto a very wide variety of rigid media as well as flexible substrates. The unit supports rigid media of 100" x 48" up to 3" thick, and rolled media up to 70" wide. In addition the unit offers full-bleed printing capabilities, 14 picoliter drop sizes and accepts Stratojet's Sola UV-curable inks. Offering print speeds of up to 550 square feet an hour, the printer also offers optional white inks and a varnish clear coat. In addition, the unit includes built-in double anti-static bars. Stratojet has 18 years of experience in the large and grand- format printer industry. For more information, visit www.stratojetusa.com. I-CUT PRODUCTION CONSOLE Esko, Miamisburg, Ohio, with headquarters in Ghent, Belgium, announces the launch of the i-cut Production Console, a newly developed front-end operating system that will be the common plat- form for all Kongsberg digital finishing systems. It combines the feature set of the XL-Guide tailored for packaging applications and i-cut Vision Pro, the industry standard front-end for cutting and short run productions. Designed for all opera- tions on all Kongsberg cutting tables, the i-cut Production Console forms a solid foundation for any future developments. The i-cut Production Console (iPC) drives all functionality found on Kongsberg tables, such as camera control, ma- chine set up, tool recognition, calibration and tool adjustments. The i-cut Production Console incor- porates a number of logical, user-friendly features including its icon-based graphical interface, color coded alerts and updates, and the ability to follow the production progress from a distance. For more information, visit www.esko.com. CARTRIDGES FOR HP DESIGNJET L26500 Coveris Advanced Coatings Digital Imaging Division, West Springfield, Massachusetts, an- nounces the addition of ink cartridges for HP Designjet L26500 Latex printers to Coveris' Magic Ink line. Magic Inks are made in the U.S. and are formulated to deliver the highest performance with pristine image quality, highly accurate color reproduction and superior print longevity. Magic Inks are compatible with all brands of inkjet media, allowing for the flexibility to print on any substrate. In addition to HP inks, Magic Inks feature cartridges for Canon, Epson, Mimaki, Mutoh, Roland and Seiko printers. For more information, visit www.coverisadvanced- coatings.com. DIGITAL SIGNAGE Corel, Ottawa, Canada, releases Corel Digital Signage, the firm's new digital display solution for small businesses. Powered by SmarterSign, the program helps businesses create and display compelling content in a matter of minutes. This powerful, yet easy-to-use, web-based software program allows users to showcase dynamic, high-quality content such as menu boards, videos, local weather, special offers and Twitter feeds for one low monthly cost, with no long-term contract. Corel Digital Signage contains a variety of easy- to-use features that allow users to quickly create and present personalized, relevant and up-to-date information on a display screen. It includes hun- dreds of customizable, professionally designed templates, and a simple drag-and-drop workflow that lets anyone create impressive digital signage in minutes. Corel Digital Signage is offered with a no-risk 15-day trial period and is available in North America for $29.95 month. More informa- tion and to access to the web service, visit www. coreldraw.com/digitalsignage. SDG

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