We hear plenty from manufacturers on where large-format inkjet technology is going. But are they putting R&D spend in the areas where you want to see development? Are there irritants that still need eradicating?
The manufacturers are in the starting blocks as we go into a bumper trade show year. As they jostle for position Simon Creasy asks ‘what large-format R+D is going to create the biggest impact in 2020?’
Despite the rise of online personalised print offerings and oft quoted ‘run of one’ capability of digital inkjet, Web-to-print continues to be eschewed by a large swathe of large-format print companies. Is it only too obvious why that’s the case, or are you missing out?
There’s plenty of talk about artificial intelligence and how it’s going to impact life as we know it. But to many it’s still a nebulous concept. So what’s the situation when it comes to its deployment in the large-format print sector?