3M’s Infinite Wrap Options Contest

In 3M Canada’s new Infinite Wrap Options contest, signmakers can win tools, swag and electronics after buying the company’s print wrap film. There are hundreds of prizes to be won, including one grand prize of an HP Latex 365 printer, valued at $32,000.

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Face of Canada installed at ROM

Robert Young, the artist behind the ‘Young World Faces’ series of inkjet-printed textiles that debuted during Toronto’s 2015 Pan American (Pan Am) Games, recently produced a special commemorative edition for the Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM’s) Canada 150 celebrations.

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DOOH on the grow around the world

Worldwide digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising revenue is on pace to grow by 13 per cent this year, to a projected US$13.4 billion, according to new data from market research and analytics firm PQ Media.

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Exhibits: A whale of a tale at the ROM

In May 2014, the carcass of a blue whale—the largest animal known to have ever existed in the history of the world—was recovered from a beach in Trout River, N.L. The story made headlines around the globe, as it is exceedingly rare to find a full specimen of the endangered species. Also, when one is found, it is no easy matter to clean up.

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Three steps for digital signage network security

Security has been a hot topic lately in the world of digital signage. With hackers taking screens captive around the world, even if only to display unauthorized content for a minute, it is important to ensure an ironclad security plan is in place for all digital signage networks.

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Routers: Choosing a CNC hybrid machine

Signmaking companies that turn out customized work for their customers have more options today when it comes to programmable computer numerical control (CNC) routers. With so-called ‘hybrid’ CNC machines, all of the cutting tools that might be required for a wide variety of materials are mounted and ready to be used interchangeably.

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Wide-format Printing: 10 considerations for RIP software

In the early days of digital wide-format printing, the raster image processor (RIP) was the premier tool for print service providers (PSPs) to ensure high-quality results. Since then, other innovations have taken centre stage, including new output devices, file sharing, remote access and cloud-based storage and applications.

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