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Thomas Beguin
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Artificial intelligence has been the dominant topic across all industries for almost two years. But AI itself is not new. Even in the printing industry, there were business models based on artificial intelligence long before ChatGPT. One example of this was the Dutch company “Resnap”, which first used classic algorithms and later AI models to revolutionize photo book production.

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Following the keynote speech, visitors on the first day of the Online Print Symposium can traditionally look forward to the presentation by Bernd Zipper, CEO of zipcon consulting GmbH and from the outset a co-organizer of the OPS. This year, he spoke of a new era of print and of the fact that we have never had so many opportunities to earn truly good money with print. In doing so, he echoed Henrik Müller-Hansen’s positive sentiment.

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It was a record-breaking IOP spring conference: nearly 50 members accepted the invitation of Dr. Ralph Dittmann from WKS Druckholding GmbH to Wassenberg and gained unique insights into production on site. At the subsequent meeting, two more members were also accepted into the Initiative Online Print – bringing the IOP to a total of 53 member companies – more than ever before.

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No sugarcoating it: The phase of economic weakness that has already characterized large parts of the past year has continued into the fourth quarter of 2023. This is also reflected in the development of average prices in online print, as the current ZOPI, the zipcon Online Print Price Index, shows. While prices in the flyer segment remained virtually unchanged in the final months of 2023, they fell slightly in the shopping basket cluster for the first time in a long time.

Data Act
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“Data Act”, the new EU regulation to “create uniform rules for fair access to and use of data” may sound unimpressive at first – but it has what it takes to “revolutionize the relationship between printing press manufacturers and printers”, says Dr. Martin Schirmbacher, specialist lawyer for IT law at Härting Rechtsanwälte. But what does he mean?

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The future is now – and it will be the focus of this year’s Online Print Symposium (OPS) on 14 and 15 March 2024 at the Science Congress Center Munich. The OPS offers a globally unique stage for the latest expert knowledge, future topics and pioneering start-ups. As a meeting place for the global online print scene, the OPS is also the place to be if you want to network in online print.

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When people talk about automation, they usually mean production itself. However, Esko, as a specialist in packaging software, is now going one step further with its latest cooperation. Through the recently announced technology partnership with the French start-up Packitoo, Esko is integrating its software into a tool that is primarily used in sales departments.