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TECHNOLOGY

Vida: Using Printing Tech to Connect Designers, Artists, Producers and Consumers

By Alyson Bender | November 12, 2014

Vida, a new e-commerce platform that launched Nov. 12, is channeling talent from around the world and using new direct-to-fabric technology to turn all forms of multi-media art to digital prints at the speed and ease that an at-home printer provides.

Tukatech Launches 'Tip of the Week' Contest with Prizes Up to $5,000

Los Angeles–based technology solution provider Tukatech has introduced a new contest to encourage Tukatech users to visit the company’s Tip of the Week page.

Retailers, Brands Scout for New Tech at NRF's Big Show

Retailers, Brands Scout for New Tech at NRF's Big Show

This year’s National Retail Federation Big Show offered the usual frenzy of meeting, greeting and selling as retailers checked out the latest in technology.

Epson Introduces 64-Inch Sublimation Printer and Solution

Epson Introduces 64-Inch Sublimation Printer and Solution

Epson is expanding its dye sublimation offerings with the Epson SureColor F7170.

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Technology Resources

Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry has the sophisticated look of a contemporary men’s and women’s line but is engineered to perform.

Epson® Quality and Reliability, Now in a Dye-Sublimation Printer

Epson® Quality and Reliability, Now in a Dye-Sublimation Printer

The Epson name has long stood for the very highest standards of print performance, quality and reliability. Now, we’re putting our expertise into an exciting new suite of purpose-built garment printers.

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Gerber Technology; Lectra

Small e-Tailers Test Price Matching

Once the domain of major retailers and e-tailers such as Wal-Mart and Target, price matching is helping small retailers and e-tailers compete in a tough marketplace.

Lectra Opens New Tech Center in Georgia

Lectra, the Paris-based apparel technology provider, has opened the International Advanced Technology Center (IATC) in Smyrna, Ga., and relocated its U.S. headquarters from Marietta, Ga., to Smyrna, as well.

Lectra Hosts 3-D Tech Demo in LA

An intimate gathering of Southern California designers and manufacturers turned out on Nov. 14 in downtown Los Angeles to see a demonstration of Lectra’s Modaris 3-D pattern-making software.

Survey: RFID Poised to Hit $23.4 Billion in 2020

A new survey has RFID—radio frequency identification—technology on track to reach $23.4 billion in 2020.

Brand Building Behind the Scenes

Brand Building Behind the Scenes

When a designer is first considering launching a line, the first step may be researching the market and creating mood boards, or it might be shopping for textiles or creating original prints and embellishments—followed by design, patternmaking and samples.

Business-to-Business Technology Solutions for Fashion Are Gaining Traction

Business-to-Business Technology Solutions for Fashion Are Gaining Traction

Walk down the trade-show aisles 10 years ago, and most likely every desk had a stack of paper order forms. Today, it’s more common to see customers tapping an iPad to take notes and place orders through an application such as NuOrder.

StyleShoots Opens LA Showroom at Cooper

StyleShoots Opens LA Showroom at Cooper

StyleShoots, the system that simplifies still-life product photography, has a new home in Los Angeles.

Gerber Introduces New Paragon Cutting Platform

Tolland, Conn.–based Gerber Technology introduced its Paragon cutting platform in September at the China International Sewing Machinery & Accessories show in Shanghai.