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Photo Publishing

Digital technology has drastically transformed the photo imaging industry – while also creating new opportunities for print providers everywhere.

The Future of Printed Photo Publishing

From photo books and portfolio pieces to calendars and cards, consumers today are creating a range customised products. Tapping into this lucrative, high-margin market can open new revenue streams while strengthening your existing application offerings.

The Future of Printed Photo Publishing YouTube Video
ifolor and Xerox: Recognizing Opportunities in the Photo Market YouTube Video

Becoming a Leader in the Photo Market

ifolor AG entered the personalised photo merchandise market over a decade ago with the Xerox® iGen®, and hasn’t looked back since.

Betting it all by Changing Production Processes

By adopting automated workflow processes, Barksdale Portraits reduced packing and shipping time from 3 weeks to 3 hours. Read blog post

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4 Ways To Seize the Opportunity:

  1. Choose a market entry point that best aligns your competencies with the needs of your customers

  2. Optimise your operation with workflow software and finishing equipment

  3. Showcase your offerings by always having a range of substrates and samples on hand

  4. Position photo printing as the way to preserve and enhance memories

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Featured Technology

Xerox® iGen® 5 Press

Be ingenious with advanced automation, an optional 5th print station, and extra-long sheet capabilities up to 35"/889 mm.

  • Quality and productivity are guaranteed with advanced automation to print more with less cost and effort.

  • 5th print station supports the Orange, Green, and Blue Gamut Extension colors as well as White, Clear, and Fluorescent Yellow Dry Inks to create differentiation with high-value digital print enhancements.

  • 660 mm or optional 889 mm extra-long sheet (XLS) sizes help you expand into new markets, bigger applications, and unlock the potential to boost productivity on certain jobs up to 25% with the XLS imposition advantage.

  • Press design delivers built-in investment protection with ultimate configuration flexibility that precisely matches your current and future needs.

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Xerox® Iridesse® Production Press

Print like a pro in seconds. End-to-end automation nails the basics. Inline speciality embellishment options add profit-driving “wow.”

  • Up to six inline print stations that print in a single pass, at rated speed, with spot on colour-to-colour registration

  • Optional White, Clear, Silver, Gold, and gamut extension Fluorescent Pink Speciality Dry Inks for enhancements and brand colour matching, plus Media Expansion Low Gloss Clear

  • AI-guided Xerox® PredictPrint Media Manager Software baselines the press, expediting time to production

  • Optimise performance with mixed-stock jobs supported by the Xerox® Mixed Media Acceleration Feature

  • Additional high capacity feeders and inline finishing solutions, including robust configurations that accelerate XLS sheet productivity end-to-end

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Xerox® FreeFlow® Core

Xerox® FreeFlow® Core

Automation and integration for your entire print workflow.