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Automation is impacting finishing as it is the rest of the production process. But that’s not the only development focus when it comes to the end game as Richard Stuart-Turner explains.

When mixed reality becomes, well, reality, how will you know what’s true and what isn’t? And how will that impact on visual experiences, including print? Walter Hale investigates.

Walter Hale takes a look at Rapid Liquid Printing and its development potential.

The Kongsberg finishing table is the product everyone recognises from the Esko stable, but can you expect more than go-faster machines in a race to provide PSPs with better integrated workflow solutions? 

What significant technical developments and trends were seen in large-format printers at Fespa and Sign and Digital UK? Richard Stuart-Turner reports.

The first new version of the PDF specification since 2008 has just been published by the International Standards Organisation. So what will be the impact on print production of PDF 2.0 - the first post-Adobe standard? Martin Bailey, CTO of Global Graphics and the primary UK expert to the ISO committees working on PDF, PDF/X and PDF/VT provides pointers. 

Walter Hale looks at the developments in quantum computers and whether the technology could take business into another dimension. 

What's new in the realm of design, workflow and W2P software, and how could these packages help your business? Richard Stuart-Turner finds out.

Are you vulnerable to cyber attack? You may think not, but Walter Hale writes why you may need to change that thinking if you don’t want hackers holding you hostage.

Could bespoke or off-the-shelf software packages help you to more closely collaborate with your customers? Richard Stuart-Turner investigates..

The iPhone has peaked. You can read that a gazillion times a day in certain parts of the internet. Yet whatever the sales prospects for Apple’s core product - and, let’s remember, the iPhone 8 is due out later this year, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of this breakthrough technology - the smartphone has only just begun to transform the way we do business.

It’s less than 18 months since Oki Data Corporation completed the acquisition of Seiko I Infotech, a move that brought it into the large-format digital inkjet arena. So can this sector newbie compete in what is now an established marketplace?