Archive for 'Books' Category

Xerox Enters the Production Digital Color Cutsheet Inkjet Market

Last updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2016

At the drupa media day Xerox announced they will have their new color cutsheet inkjet press, the Brenva HD Production Inkjet Press on display at drupa. The Brenva HD has the following features

Inkjet Reaches Tipping Point for Book Printing

Last updated: Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Two recent headlines from PrintWeek caught my attention: “Quad/Graphics to buy 20 HP web presses to drive on-demand books strategy” (Jan 15, 2015)  “Timsons digital wing enters voluntary liquidation” (Jan 12, 2015) At first the headlines seemed conflicting – with HP doing really well selling digital presses to the book market and Timsons going out [...]

If you need to digitally print a LOT of books, you should check this out

Last updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

I recently did a product briefing on Canon’s Oce PRISMAproduction Professional Book Module and it is a pretty impressive automated digital book production workflow solution. The catch is that you probably need to be digitally printing many hundreds or thousands of books per week to justify the investment. However, you should read on if you [...]

Canon / Océ continues to innovate in the production inkjet market

Last updated: Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Crit Driessen of Océ (part of the Canon Group) announced the development of a new high speed continuous form inkjet web press called the Océ ImageStream 3500. What makes this product special is the ability to run high quality output (up to 1200 x 1200 dpi with multilevel) on standard coated stock without the use [...]

Book readership is steady, with e-book readership growing

Last updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

According to a Pew Research Study , neither the mean nor median number of books read has changed significantly over the past three years. The typical American adult read or listened to 5 books in the past year, and the average for all adults was 12 books. (The median number of books read is 5 [...]