News, Views & How-To's
Roland DGA talked to Shawn Sims, Director of NOTLabs about his latest milling project. NOTLabs, the production arm of inspiration site, NOTCOT, has completed yet another amazing 3D milling project that we’re excited to share. Shawn Sims, who was responsible for milling Andrew Bell’s skull design and the Jurassic Park Lego planters has taken milling to the next level with his latest project for David Kind Eyewear.
A Print Wonderland! Take a 3D Look Inside our Roland DGA Headquarters
If you’ve never visited our Roland DGA headquarters in Irvine, then here’s a first person 3D look at our Creative Center and showroom via the power of Google. If you can’t stop by our Irvine office to say hello and to take a look at some of the cool graphics on display, this is the next best thing.
The WithRoland Video Contest
See some of the videos that are making us smile, laugh and cry and enter your own. Who knew that Roland print devices could help you fall in love, feed some fish, or get you out of a snowstorm? With less than two weeks to go in our WithRoland video contest, we’re calling for Roland users to share their video story to win a Roland product of their choice and we’re already discovering so much about our customers and how they use Roland technology. Here are just a few entries that we’d like to share with you in hope that you too will be inspired to put your WithRoland story on film:
For Top Performance, Update Your Firmware as Soon as You Install Your Printer
Your Roland equipment is assembled with the latest software and firmware at the time of shipment. However by the time that the machine arrives at your doorstep, there may be new updates to drivers and firmware.
Kicking Off 2013 with a Big Thanks!
What a year! I hope all of you had a happy holiday season and are refreshed for the new year. As we wrap up all the last details and put 2012 in the rearview mirror, it’s important to acknowledge all the hard work that went into it as we gear up for 2013. To our employees, dealers, vendor partners and international GlobalOne friends: Thank you all for contributing and helping us perform as a team. We’re better, together. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
Making Money with Metallic Printing
We recently conducted a survey of our users who have “metallic capable” devices from our lineup, and we found some amazing nuggets I’d like to share. The survey was sent to 500+ users, with a 29% response rate, enough that the results are statistically significant. For starters, 61% of those units are set up to run our metallic Eco Sol Max inks.
The Sun will rise again
This can't be happening I thought when I first heard the news that a major earthquake had struck northern Japan. I had the same feeling when I heard that a devastating tsunami followed the earthquake. And again when I heard that the nuclear energy plant had lost power and was out of control. Can this really be happening all at the same time? Sadly, the answer turned out to be yes.