The Right Sign for Your Business

Successful signage involves more than creating an attractive arrangement of logos and slogans. It is also a blending of complex elements such as marketing, demographics, an understanding of visual acuity, conspicuity, and obliquity. Complicating the task is the fact that the reader is usually moving, and the sign must be seen, read and understood in…

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Epson Connect Solutions

In today’s world technology is increasing at an exceptional rate and we’re becoming a more “on the go” society. Smartphone’s and tablets are becoming essentials in the business world and personal lives of everyday people. And with this theme, Epson has stepped up to the plate to help us with the new trend that seems…

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Tips For Printing On Fleece

As another summer has come and gone (boohoo), the cooler weather has arrived (football YEA!) and the versatile fleece will start making its all important appearance. Everyone loves to tailgate at their favorite team wearing their favorite sweatshirt with their teams logo on it. However many printers shy away from printing on fleece because of…

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Knifeless Tape

Product Review – DesignLine Knifeless Tape At FESPA, Sign Update met up with Jason Gunnlaugson, Account Manager at Knifeless Technology Systems. They were given the opportunity to watch a demo of Knifeless being used, and after the demo they had to agree with them at the time that it cuts as good as a plotter.…

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Introducing the New F Series from Epson

Introducing the Epson SureColor F6070 (44”) and F7070 (64”) How do you reinvent the dye-sublimation transfer printer? You start by designing every component to work together. From the print head and ink technology, to the printer mechanism and software. The result? A high-performance dye-sublimation transfer printer designed with extreme reliability for true industrial-level production.  This…

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Obtaining The Perfect Grey

How To Obtain The Perfect Gray One challenge many users are facing regularly is how to print neutral gray images. We have to admit, gray is one of toughest colors to achieve because it uses all four colors on the printer, and they have to be perfectly balanced. Any small variances in the ink amount…

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Three Different Sign Illuminations

Front Illumination Also known as front lighting – refers to the sign being illuminated (lit) from the front, generally either from below or from above, and is commonly used on advertising billboards. Front illumination is most commonly achieved with bright, ‘spot’ light type lighting, although almost any lighting, including florescent lamps, can be used for…

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