3D printing, anti-counterfeiting measures and color gamut for inkjet inks were among the topics covered in closing session.
David Savastano, Editor10.19.17
For its closing session, the National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) annual Technical Conference typically examines new technologies impacting the printing industry. This year’s session included analysis on an innovative printing technology that creates a 3D look on 2D surfaces, anti-counterfeiting measures, extended color gamut for inkjet printing and more.
Hosted by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM), the 2017 conference was held Oct. 10-12 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Hotel and Conference Center in Oak Brook, IL.
Moderated by Duane Ness of INX, the New Technology session began with “3D Printing on 2D Surfaces,” a talk on Matt Hirsch of Lumii. Hirsch talked about the technology developed by Lumii, which converts3D content, like light fields, 3D scans, and 3D models, into 2D patterns that can be printed on standard printing equipment.
“Light fields are basically images projected in
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