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Caldera is set to release version 13 of its Rip software later this month. The five main new features of V13 include Print&Cut Mirror, Tile Order, CalderaJobs - Detailed View, Custom Annotations and Alpha-to-Spot.

Reproduction and accuracy of spot colours in expanded gamut printing are often considered to be virtually impossible, but a study by Ryerson University in Toronto shows they are achievable.

294 new colours have been added to the Pantone Matching System, the first addition since 2016. There is also now access to the latest Pantone colour libraries within the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

IMI Europe has announced the full speaker and panel session programme for its strategic Digital Printing Conference (Marriott Berlin City Centre Hotel, Berlin, Germany, 9-10 October 2019), with supporting events on 7-8 October including a mergers and acquisitions forum, digital packaging market reports live session and the Inkjet Academy.

Hybrid Services is using The Print Show this week to unveil the Mimaki JV300Plus Series wide-format solvent printer and the CJV300Plus Series integrated printer/cutter. Also, making its European debut at show is the Mimaki SWJ-320EA super-wide solvent printer, and the first public presentation of the Mimaki JFX200-2513EX 8 x 4ft flatbed LED UV printer.

Vivid Laminating Technologies has launched a new flatbed cutter, the Velo Blade. Unveiled at The Print Show, the system combines cutting, creasing and perforating in a single pass, and has auto-feed, conveyor belt and collection tray for unattended production.

EFI has made improvements to its Fiery Color Profiler Suite, including next generation Fiery Edge colour profiling technology and new controls to intelligently boost colour and adjust shadow detail levels.

The Ghent Workgroup has passed the Esko Share and Approve as compliant with the Ghent PDF Output Suite 5, which in turn ensures workflows are fully compliant with PDF/X-4.

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