Interviews with Industry Executives, Commentary & Analysis from WhatTheyThink Contributors and other video features.
Published: January 28, 2015
Frank discusses several options for an all-American font. Helvetica is not an option. After all, it means Switzerland. ATF Americana comes to mind.
Published: January 27, 2015
HP's inkjet web press platform is now in use as a solution for bringing vivid color and graphics to corrugated packaging. David Murphy, in charge of inkjet web marketing and business development for HP, explains the application and the strategy.
Published: January 26, 2015
Print Software Section Editor Jennifer Matt sat down with Kevin Geominne, Managing Partner at Chili Publish to find out how Chili Publish approaches integration with other systems. What Chili Publish is doing to support mobile. And how they help printing companies find success with online services.
Published: January 23, 2015
In a shameless plug, Frank discusses his two new books about the history of the Linotype company and the phototypesetting era. All proceeds go to education.
Published: January 22, 2015
Seth Godin, author of several best-selling business books, sits down with Cary Sherburne at Digital Book World in New York to share his thoughts on the current state of the printing and publishing industries. Seth also shares information on how he's distributing his latest book.
Published: January 21, 2015
EFI CEO Guy Gecht talks to Richard Romano at last October's SGIA Expo about the growth of specialty and display graphics printing, and EFI's 25th anniversary.
Published: January 20, 2015
After 40 years as an independent supplier of prepress technology, ECRM has joined forces with Chinese prepress manufacturer CRON as the master distributor in North America for CRON CTP systems. Rick Black, president and CEO of CRON-ECRM LLC, details the JV's strategy and objectives.
Published: January 19, 2015
Jennifer Matt sat down with Jacob Aizikowitz to find out how XMPie approaches integration with other systems. What XMPie is doing to support mobile. And how they help printing companies find success with online services.
Published: January 16, 2015
Frank Romano reviews a recent report from Margie Dana and John Zarwan on the "New Print Buyer".
Published: January 15, 2015
In our second video with Sarah Mannone, Vice President of Client Services at Trekk, Mannone shares common challenges with Augmented Reality (AR) in Cross-media Communication and techniques to start using AR within campaigns.
Published: January 14, 2015
Richard Romano talks with Barbara Chandler Allen, Founder and Executive Director of Fresh Artists, a non-profit organization that creates wide-format digital prints of children's art in exchange for donations from corporations. The money is then used to purchase art supplies for cash-strapped inner-city art education programs.
Published: January 13, 2015
Established in 1992, Hangzhou CRON Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd. has become China's leading supplier of computer-to-plate systems. Alex Lee, deputy general manager for sales and marketing, speaks with Pat Henry about CRON's plans to become better known in the U.S. market.
Published: January 12, 2015
Each year Jim Hamilton, Group Director at InfoTrends, collects the corporate greeting cards he receives over the holiday and describes the use of innovative printing techniques, substrates, design, and personalization.
Published: January 9, 2015
Frank shares a print application from Screen using its Truepress Jet UV digital printing platform with Color-Logic's Process Metallic Color System technology. Spoiler alert: He loves it.
Published: January 8, 2015
Don Barbour, Chairman & Co-Founder Graphic Systems North America (GNSA) spoke with Patrick Henry at Graph Expo about its dealership network, and its distribution Ryobi MHI presses and CRON CtP systems.
Published: January 7, 2015
Mike Puyot, President of Memjet Wide-Format, talks with Richard Romano about the advantages of Memjet printheads, and the important distinctions among the various Memjet models currently on the market.
Published: January 6, 2015
Pat Henry, editor of WhatTheyThink's Labels and Packaging section, discusses what will drive adoption of digital printing in this segment and what will moderate the pace as printers cope with the learning curve.
Published: January 5, 2015
Sarah Mannone, Vice President of Client Services at Trekk shares insight on using Augmented Reality within cross-media communications.
Published: December 19, 2014
Frank takes a look at the size change of newspapers over the course of 100 years by comparing news of the Titanic with news of current day and posits that newspapers are reaching a size that is coming close to inkjet's sweet spot.
Published: December 18, 2014
Kodak recently announced a new organizational structure with a goal of a better customer experience, streamlined corporate functions, and to better leverage of Kodak’s product and service portfolio, scientific and engineering expertise and world-famous and highly trusted brand. Effective January 1, 2015- Brad Kruchten will lead the Print Systems Division as the President, Print Systems, and Senior Vice President, Kodak. In this interview, Kruchten shares a view into the latest developments in processless plates.