HP FB225 White Scitex Ink and the HP Scitex FB7500/FB7600 White Ink Kit are expected to be available in May.
Real-time monitoring and data analysis with HP SmartStream
HP SmartStream Production Analyzer for HP Scitex is ideal for medium to large PSPs seeking to improve production efficiency with automated data analysis and 24/7 visibility to gaps and trends in operations.
This easy-to-use, cloud-based tool offers a complete view of the HP solutions in the print shop, including:
- Current and historical reports on presses, operators and shifts, such as ink and media consumption, which identify an operation's strengths and areas for improvement, help decrease waste and compare data with HP industry benchmarks.
- A web-based dashboard view that provides real-time information on what each machine is doing, who is operating it, how it is being utilized and if it is meeting targets and goals.
- Monitoring of production operations virtually anytime, anywhere with a cloud-based tool that is compatible with most mobile devices and has the ability to send event reports by email or SMS.
HP SmartStream Production Analyzer is compatible with HP Scitex TJ8350, TJ8550, TJ8600, FB7600, FB7500, XP2300, XP5300, XP5500 and XP2500 Industrial Printers and Presses that have HP Scitex Print Care installed. It is expected to be available June 15.
Enhanced productivity with comprehensive workflow solutions
HP is expanding its portfolio of comprehensive workflow solutions that increase efficiency for large-format customers from media loading through production and finishing.
The Hostert Automatic Loader, a partner solution developed for the HP Scitex FB7600 and FB7500 Industrial Presses, allows high-volume print shops that produce long repeating runs to reduce production costs, improve turnaround time and create an automatic working environment with stack-to-stack operation. With this automatic media loader, PSPs can also improve production flexibility by distributing resources where they are most needed when running long jobs to reduce labour costs.
As of May, new HP Scitex FB7600 Industrial Presses will have the ability to load thin and flexible media down to 130 gsm using the press' three-quarter automated loading capability instead of manual mode. The patented vacuum system and six-zone vacuum table found on the press make this improvement possible. The new capability allows PSPs to further enhance media versatility, improve productivity and reduce turnaround times.