Printing Industries of America Announces 2017 InterTech™ Technology Award Recipients

Pittsburgh, PA, USA : Fourteen technologies have been selected to receive a 2017 InterTech™ Technology Award. The technologies receiving the award have been judged as truly innovative and are expected to advance the performance of the graphic communications industry.

An independent panel of judges deliberated over an outstanding selection of technology nominations that highlighted the dynamic nature of the industry. This year’s awards highlighted inventions that extend the performance of inkjet presses, use LEDs to overcome long-standing challenges, extend capabilities for digital enhancement, assess and manipulate color in new ways, permit the creation of low-cost prototypes, automate platemaking and presswork to new levels, and offer digital press users powerful apps to manage their processes.

The 14 technologies selected to receive the 2017 InterTech Technology Award:

(Listed alphabetically by company, with the technology named first)

AMS LED UV System 
AMS Spectral UV (A Baldwin Technology Company)

ORIS Flex Pack // Web Visualizer
CGS Publishing Technologies International LLC

ColorLogic ColorAnt 4.0
ColorLogic GmbH

Esko XPS Crystal 

Gallus Labelfire 340
Gallus Ferd. Rüesch AG

Prinect Press Center XL 2 with Intellistart 2 

HP PageWide Web Press T490HD 
HP Inc.

HP PrintOS
HP Inc.

JUST LED moduLight – Dual Illuminant D50/D65
JUST Normlicht, Inc.

Komori Impremia IS29 
Komori Corporation

MGI AIS SmartScanner Intelligent Registration System 
MGI Digital Technology

Scodix Ultra Pro with Foil digital enhancement press
Scodix Ltd.

Truepress Jet 520HD Continuous Feed Inkjet Press
Screen Americas

Image Test Labs – Image Grader TM
TechnologyWatch, LLC

A listing of all of the technologies considered for the prestigious InterTech award is available at

The awards will be presented to companies before an audience of industry leaders during the 2017 Printing Industries of America Premier Print Awards and InterTech Technology Awards Gala, September 10 in Chicago, Illinois.

A technology review booklet showcasing all of the year’s entries will be distributed at PRINT 17 and with the August/September issue of Printing Industries of America-The Magazine.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sale on Flipkart: Here’s how discount on exchange works

Flipkart has unveiled its ’72 hours of the Redmi Note sale’ offering users an extra Rs 1,000 off over regular exchange value. The Redmi Note 4 is currently available at up to Rs 12,000 off on exchange and there’s no cost EMI offer as well. The sale starts August 9, and it will be live till August 11. Xiaomi also put out a promotional banner on Flipkart,which reveals that the company has sold two million units of the Redmi Note 4 in 120 days in India. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was the highest shipped smartphone in May.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will starts at Rs 9,999 for the 2GB RAM+32GB storage variant. The 3GB RAM+32GB storage version is priced at Rs 10,999, and the 4GB RAM+ 64GB storage version comes at Rs 11,999. Currently the base variant is already sold out on the phone.

So how will the exchange scheme work on Redmi Note 4? Users will have to trade in an old phone for the Redmi Note 4 to get some discount on the price. With the 4GB variant, Flipkart says it will give up to Rs 12,000 on exchange. The 3GB RAM version has up to Rs 10,000 off on exchange. But this high value for exchange will be decided by the phone that’s being handed over. So if you trade a Moto or another Xiaomi smartphone, expect around Rs 4000 off on the final price.

In order to see the exchange price, click on ‘Buy with Exchange’ tab under the product page. Flipkart says phones need to be in a working condition. There should be no cracks or dents on the body or display of the phone which is being handed over for exchange. It will also check the IMEI number of these devices at the time of up. A user has to enter the IMEI number to verify the exchange, and then they can buy under the exchange scheme.

Lenovo K8 Note India launch today: How to watch live stream, expected price and more

Lenovo K8 Note will be launched in India today at an event in New Delhi. India will be the first country where Lenovo plans to launch the K8 Note. Lenovo will be streaming the launch event via Facebook and on their YouTube handle. The event will start from 12.00 onward on the live streaming platforms. The smartphone will be an Amazon exclusive device.

According to rumours, Lenovo K8 Note will likely run Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box, and Lenovo could be going for stock Android this time, rather than add its own UI on top. Previously all smartphones from Lenovo came with the company’s own skin that was called Vibe Pure UI.

Other than the latest version of Android, Lenovo K8 Note is expected to come with a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080 x 1920) display. The K8 Note is said to come with a dual camera setup, the first for a Lenovo phone in the mid-end category. Apparently, it will feature a 13-megapixel primary camera, coupled with a 5-megapixel secondary lens to capture bokeh shots. The front camera will feature a 13-megapixel lens with a selfie light and internal storage can be increased by using a microSD card. The company says the K8 Note will be made available exclusively on

Under the hood, it’s speculated to be powered by MediaTek Helio-X20 deca-core (MT6797) processor, coupled with 4 GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, and a 4000mAh battery with supporting 15W raid charge.  Evidently, Lenovo plans to launch the second variant of the K8 Note as well, which is said to come with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.

In terms of pricing, it could cost Rs 13,999 for the variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. Lenovo has not yet confirmed the pricing or the specifications of the phone, though the dual-rear camera is being seen as a given thanks to all the teasers the company has been putting out.

Flipkart The Big Freedom Sale: Apple iPhone 6 at Rs 23,999, iPhone 7 at Rs 42,999 and more

Flipkart’s ‘The Big Freedom Sale’ has begun and there are massive discounts on some phones including the iPhone 6, iPhone 7, Google Pixel XL. Additionally, Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 will be listed for 72 hours during this sale. Flipkart is also offering some extra discount if you exchange another smartphone for Redmi Note 4. Here’s a look at the top deals and which ones really stand out.

Apple iPhone 6 at Rs 23,999 

Apple iPhone 6 is priced at Rs 23,999 during the sale, down from the original price of Rs 29,500. The phone comes with only 32GB of storage space, and this is not expandable. Apple iPhone 6 will support iOS 11 when the OS rolls out, but remember this will soon be a three-year-old iPhone and comes with an 8MP rear camera and 1.2MP front camera. The rear camera is still one of the best in the business, but if you’re a selfie fan you might not find this as the most appealing option. Still this is one of way of getting an iPhone with a 4.7-inch display without paying more than Rs 25,000.

ColorJet India to launch dye sublimation textile printer Aurajet at Gartex 2017

Aurajet can run low GSM paper starting from 45 GSM, thus bringing down production cost 
# Aurajet achieves maximum speed of 34 sq. metres
# Helps in reducing cost by using less ink and offers perfect colours

India’s biggest wide format digital printer and also a winner of several awards in the last few months, ColorJet India Ltd is launching the Aurajet dye sublimation textile printer at the upcoming textile technology trade show Gartex 2017, which runs from July 29-31, 2017 in hall no. 14, stall no. 75. Alongside, Colorjet will also showcase the recently launched TXF digital textile printer along with its best selling model, the Vastrajet.

The Made-in-India Aurajet, which is running successfully in Australia, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia and other parts of world, is the perfect choice for dye sublimation users as it can easily run low GSM paper starting from 45 GSM which will help in reducing the cost by using less ink and offering perfect colours.

The sturdy industrial built of the Aurajet helps in ensuring that the machine runs for years and years, while achieving maximum speed of 34 sq. metres, thereby providing huge production runs. It comes with advanced feed and a take-up system for precise paper movement. The Aurajet is bundled with COLORGATE RIP to give vibrant colours and also comes with new CB100 inks, for best results in sportswear, apparel and home furnishing applications.

ColorJet is also showing its tech loaded digital textile printer, the TXF, which has been manufactured incorporating the latest technology, which imparts the printer with the power to print brilliantly and flawlessly, with reduced maintenance.

The printer can achieve print resolutions of up to 1,440dpi and is best suited when it comes to sampling and short runs, particularly suitable for fashion designers and home textiles applications. TXF is available to work with Reactive inks for printing onto natural fabrics and also Disperse inks for printing onto polyester fabrics.

The TXF printer which is equipped with industrial printheads gives variable dot control for achieving smooth gradations and is also belt driven, which makes it suitable for printing fabrics including bulky textured materials, thinner fabrics and also stretchable fabric materials such as knits.

The state-of-the-art and efficiently engineered Vastrajet printer is a commercial grade entry level digital textile printer, which meets the normal daily requirements of a textile printing house, while being suitable for a variety of fabrics like cotton, silk, wool, polyester and their blends, including for stretchable and normal fabrics.

The structure of the Vastrajet is excellently designed to handle high speed production and precise dot placements, while the proprietary AIVC technology ensures high precision printing. The high speed is achieved through specially designed jetting controls to optimize printheads performance, to match the high jetting frequency.

About ColorJet India Ltd:
ColorJet India Ltd, the largest manufacturer of digital inkjet printers in India markets its products in 14 countries worldwide. Founded in 2004, the company maintains its operations via two manufacturing facilities and sales offices spread across seven countries, which include India , China, Bangladesh , UAE and Sri Lanka,. To-date, ColorJet has installed and implemented over 4,000 of its printing solutions and products across 315 cities around the world backed by a strong 278 member team, of which almost 100 are in technical related functions.

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