Frank's Big Brother Advertising
Published on August 25, 2010
This week, Frank brings us a recent news article featured in the Wall Street Times about Wal-Mart's plan to use Smart Tags (RFID) to track inventory. Smart Tags are an intriguing new venture for electronic printing but have some interesting privacy issues. Frank believes it will be the tipping point to bringing print back to its prominent days again when printing electronic tags and new aspects of direct advertising are the norm with Big Brother accuracy.
Frank Visits the New England Author’s Expo
Published: September 21, 2018
Frank attended the New England Author’s Expo, featuring more than 100 self-published authors. Frank opines that it was on-demand digital printing that made it all possible. He interviews Robert Uttaro, author of “To the Survivors.”
United Mail Invests in a Canon i300
Published: September 20, 2018
Casey Hendrick, President of Production for United Mail, talks about the company's offerings—predominantly in the health and financial industries—and the company's integration of the new Canon Océ VarioPrint i300.
Inkjet Growth Continues to Make an Impact on the Market
Published: September 19, 2018
Amy Machado of IDC Research talks about her recent inkjet forecast for the entire color market. Overall numbers show that the inkjet market is growing, thanks to quality improvements and the availability of more options.
The Evolution of Color Management
Published: September 18, 2018
Bob Barbera, Senior Manager of Production Solutions Marketing for Canon USA, discusses the challenges of color management, such as predictability, and how the technology is evolving.
Core Publishing Solutions Offers a Variety of Book Publishing Options
Published: September 17, 2018
Todd Roth, VP of Manufacturing and Distribution, Core Publishing Solutions, at Thomson Reuters, discusses the company's background in web press applications, their move into digital, and their new venture selling book manufacturing for other publishers.
Frank Visits Faneuil Hall’s Edes & Gill: An 18th-Century Print Shop
Published: September 14, 2018
Frank plays with his newest toy: a model of an English common press, a design that improved upon Gutenberg’s original. He then takes a field trip to Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace, location of Edes & Gill, an 18th-century print shop that has a life-size English common press as well as other period printing equipment. There, he talks with Gary Gregory, executive director and master printer, and his assistant Tyler Kerr.