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Interviews with Industry Executives, Commentary & Analysis from WhatTheyThink Contributors and other video features.

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HP's Smart Printing

Steve Newton, Software Solutions Manager for HP Large Format, talks with Kelley Holmes about HP's cloud-based "smart printing" for wide-format, facilitated through PrintOS, and introduces HP's Stitch for the dye-sublimation market. Watch Video

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EFI Checks All the Wide-Format Boxes

Ken Hanulec, VP of Marketing for EFI, talks about what customers are looking for in a wide-format printer: lower total cost, expansion of capabilities, and reliability. Watch Video

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Frank Talks to Women in Print

At the Canadian Graphic Arts show, Frank attended a panel of “power women” who work with others, or are active with their own companies. Their panel was just before Frank’s keynote. Watch Video

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3M Introduces the Award-Winning Graphics Hub

Tammi Johnson, Business Development Manager for 3M, talks about the Graphics Hub, a software and website platform for sign and graphics manufacturers, which features a suite of tools including the Install Wizard, which won Business Services/Software Innovation Award at the ISA Sign Expo last month. Watch Video

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Ultimate TechnoGraphics Provides Software Solutions for a Variety of Workflows

Julie Watson, CEO of Ultimate TechnoGraphics, talks about the breadth of automated software solutions available as either standalone applications or integrated into a variety of third-party products and established workflows. Watch Video

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Increase in Quantity and Quality of Inkjet Applications

Sean Smyth, Consultant and Analyst for SmithersPira, talks about Hunkeler Innovationdays, noting the increase in the quality of inkjet applications and the broadening of what can be done with inkjet. Watch Video

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Convergence Connects Communities

Brandon Hensley, COO of the International Sign Association, and Joshua Carruth, Trade Show Director for Emerald Expositions, talk about how digital printing technology is driving convergence across wide-format, signage, and textile printing. Watch Video

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Carey Color on the Rebirth of Flexo

Ed Nicholson, Project Manager for Carey Color Inc., talks to David Zwang about what being a “color separator” means today, and how Carey Color serves as the middleman between ad agencies and printers. The company has also branched into flexographic platemaking—a venture that has taken off with flexo’s recent rebirth. Watch Video

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Save Money and Get Results by Managing Your Data

Christine Erna of Strategic Postal Advisors and Scott Eganhouse of TEC Mailing Solutions discuss the trends in the automation of workflow centered around transactional documentation and managing data from a centralized location. Watch Video

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Mactac Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary

Ross Burnham, Senior Marketing Manager for Mactac, talks about Mactac's 60th anniversary, and how Mactac materials are allowing owners of Canon Solutions America's Océ Colorado 1640 wide-format printer produce a wide variety of applications. Watch Video

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Production Inkjet Print Quality Continues to Improve

Ralf Schlozer, Director of Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends, discusses the trends he saw at Hunkeler Innovationdays, including print quality improvements in current production inkjet technologies. Watch Video

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In Logo Parentis

Frank has some comments on the new WhatTheyThink logo. The video speaks for itself. Watch Video

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DALIM Software: Bridging Print Business Silos

David Zwang talks with Dr. Carol Werlé, CEO of DALIM Software, at DUO2019, the DALIM Users Group Conference. DALIM, which develops productivity workflow and communication software, was founded in 1989 and has changed as the industry has changed, serving now as a “bridge between the solos” in a print business. Watch Video

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Kodak Leaps Ahead in the Inkjet Flexible Packaging Market

Rick Mazur of Kodak's Enterprise Inkjet Division talks with Kelley Holmes about the technological breakthroughs Kodak and Uteco have made in inkjet flexible packaging printing. Although inkjet adoption in flexible packaging has been slow, Kodak sees tremendous interest and potential for growth. Watch Video

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Project Peacock Brings Print Education to the Marketing World

Deborah Corn of Print Media Centr talks about Project Peacock and the educational opportunities it provides to industry marketing experts and creatives. Watch Video

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Looking Ahead to Workflow at drupa 2020

Elizabeth Gooding, President of Inkjet Insight, talks with Pat McGrew about the "sex and sizzle" of drupa—namely, workflow. Watch Video

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Muller Martini Offers a Full Workflow System

Andy Fetherman, VP of Sales and Technology for Muller Martini, talks about the company's complete Finishing 4.0 ideology that helps customers beyond finishing, taking advantage of automation and connecting it to drive variability in finishing. Watch Video

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Design Pool Is an Interior Design Resource

Kristen Dettoni, Founder of Design Pool, talks about the company's online library of designs, and how Design Pool is a kind of Shutterstock for the commercial and residential interior design industry. Watch Video

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ISA and Emerald Expositions Join Forces

Brandon Hensley, COO of the International Sign Association (ISA), and Joshua Carruth, Trade Show Director for Emerald Expositions, discuss their partnership with ISA and colocation in Orlando next year. Watch Video

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Kodak Rolls Out Inkjet Innovations in Packaging

Will Mansfield, Director of WWMarketing EISD for Kodak, talks about the company's recent announcements surrounding new developments packaging, specifically as they pertain to Kodak's Stream and UltraStream inkjet technologies. Watch Video