Why Worry about Optical Brightening Agents and Their Impact on Color?
Published on February 14, 2017
Son Do, Chief Technology Officer at Rods and Cones, a color management and workflow consulting firm, talks about the impact of optical brightening agents (OBAs) on color management and how to compensate for them. He explains how new standards for viewing conditions help ensure colors are in sync across a variety of lighting conditions. He also talks about the importance of having the right controlled lighting conditions and color measurement instruments.
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Frank Celebrates a Quarter-Century of Digital Color Printing
Published: December 14, 2018
2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the introduction of digital color printing by Indigo and Xeikon. The atmosphere at IPEX in Birmingham, England, that week in September, 1993, was electric. This week, Frank looks at Xeikon, and will cover Indigo in a subsequent video.
Gerber Acquires MCT Digital
Published: December 12, 2018
Scott Schinlever, President and COO of Automation Solutions for Gerber Technology, announces the acquisition of MCT Digital, a company the specializes in automated cutter technology.
PrintIQ Offers MIS Solutions
Published: December 11, 2018
Matt Miloszewski, Sales Manager for PrintIQ, discusses end-to-end MIS solutions for the printing and graphic arts industry—from commercial to screen to packaging.
Canon Introduces the Prisma Family
Published: December 10, 2018
Bob Barbera, Senior Marketing Manager for Canon USA, unveils the Prisma family of workflow and print controller solutions for digital printing.
Frank Visits Lead Graffiti, a Cutting-Edge Letterpress Shop
Published: December 7, 2018
Frank visited Lead Graffiti in Newark, Del., and met with Jill Cypher and Ray Nichols who run a letterpress printing/publishing company. Their books and posters are works of art and they teach others how to print with wood and metal.