The Key Point Blog


Mike Bertini

An update on the Custom Gateway acquisition

In August 2020, Kornit acquired Custom Gateway, a cloud-based software solutions provider of end-to-end workflow solutions for on-demand apparel and home décor production. This blog provides insight regarding this decision from Robert Nute, Global Commercial Director of Custom Gateway at Kornit.



Masato Atoda

Print service providers display the value of print at the show

Japan Marketing Week, an exhibition about products and services related to sales promotion, was held near Tokyo from January 27-29, 2021. This blog explores some of the key items exhibited at the show.



Christine Dunne

Online purchases, queries playing bigger role for higher-end machines

As businesses prepare for a post-pandemic future, many are expecting to make changes to their office print infrastructure. This blog explores some of the means companies may be making these changes.



Priya Gohil

Canon’s trailblazing Colorado 1650 printer thrives in rigorous wide format testing

Keypoint Intelligence recently published a test report on the Canon Colorado 1650 printer. This blog explores some of the key features of our findings.



Eve Padula & Marc Mascara

Print is becoming a communication enabler

Starting back in the early 1990s, the death of print has been prophesized repeatedly. This blog explores if print is really coming to an end.



Renée Clarke & Deborah Hawkins

Global computer chip shortage poses threat to print manufacturers

Since early 2020, computer chip manufacturers have not been able to meet customer demands. This blog explores the dangers and possible solutions of how to overcome this challenge.



Anne Valaitis

Xerox announces the D70n departmental scanner

On February 16th, 2021, Xerox announced a new high-speed scanner designed with connectivity in mind. The new D70n network scanner is set to respond to a company’s digital transformation objectives as needs grow to access more business content.



Lee Davis

A standard protocol for scanning in the future

Applications rely on image capture APIs to acquire images from scanners. TWAIN Direct eliminates the issue of selecting an API by providing a universal image acquisition platform that works seamlessly with the technology that customers prefer.



Eve Padula

Even in a challenging environment, they exist!

Many businesses entered 2020 cautiously optimistic about the opportunities of the future, but those expectations were shattered by the forced closure of non-essential businesses. This blog explores the actions that various printing companies are exploring so they can maintain growth as we emerge from the pandemic.



German Sacristan

Against all estimations, only a few commercial printers were forced to close in 2020

Business bankruptcy estimations during the pandemic were high, but have since shown that only a very small number of commercial printers closed their businesses by the end of 2020. This blog explores the actual closures of PSPs during the COVID-19 crisis.