In the last issue of Image Reports we reported on the launch of the first printer to use Canon’s much trumpeted UVgel technology. But how does the company’s R&D in this sector fit in with its own overall development strategy?
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?
In this new series of features with key large-format kit and consumables manufacturers, Lesley Simpson asks how large-format inkjet will be positioned within Epson as it focuses on new technologies and markets.