Electronics For Imaging, known as EFI, is offering one-year subscription for its new EFI IQ Suite to the new buyers of EFI wide-and superwide-format UV LED printers. The existing EFI inkjet printer users can also purchase IQ subscriptions for other supported printers. EFI IQ suite of cloud and mobile applications is designed to support EFI VUTEk, Wide Format, and Nozomi inkjet printers.
With this new Suite, EFI printer users can monitor production and printer utilization, including exact device-level consumable tracking data, to reduce downtime, reduce costs and maximize the value of their EFI printer investments.
In an official statement, John Henze, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, EFI Fiery, said: “Print business leaders often want and benefit from having more-complete knowledge of their plant operations. With EFI IQ, they can have their finger on the pulse of the business. This advanced cloud offering gives print business leaders a detailed, accurate understanding of production operations, which is the key to knowing how a company can best meet its customers’ needs at any given point in time.”
The IQ suite is the only management solution to have a direct connection to EFI printer data, and it gives business leaders powerful tools to handle their day-to-day production and administrative challenges. Plus, the suite’s EFI Go component helps to ensure that managers receive urgent updates wherever they are.
Moreover, With IQ,users can set alerts customized to notify individuals who need to be informed of production blocking events.IQ also provides a detailed report on usage, uptime, downtime, etc., delivering verified information managers can use to improve overall productivity.
Dave Brewer, Chief Technology Officer of Foothill Ranch, Image Options shared his experience with EFI IQ: “It is a user-friendly tool that gives me better business intelligence to make better decisions. By monitoring their printer fleets in real time, EFI IQ users can reduce consumable spending, save on labor costs, improve margins, and more.”
TAnd, odd Zimmerman, Vice President and General Manager of Display Graphics, EFI Inkjet explains: “With the data insights and notifications EFI Go and the entire EFI IQ suite provide, print business owners gain the Industry 4.0 advantage they need for more streamlined, efficient and profitable print business management. The integrations we developed between EFI IQ and our VUTEk and Wide Format inkjet printers elevate what our customers can achieve in operational efficiency and business strategy.”