In the late 20th century, there were numerous advancements in the digital and technological sphere. As the 21st century continues to unfold there have also been some advancements in digitization too However, in the last few years these have been limited. A good case study is the internet connection speed. For example, Youtube only took off once home broadband connections were fixed. Furthermore, you were only able to watch films on your gadgets when the mobile bandwidth became 4G.
Another aspect of the internet that has gained traction is AI. While it doesn’t comprehend things like people do, it has been estimated that AI is about 20 years away from this achievement. AI has already impacted the print media sector beginning with lending journalism more rote aspects. Here are other ways that AI is impacting the printing industry.
- Provides smarter layouts
AI-assisted layouts will help you to minimize waste. It does this by utilizing your printing materials to the maximum. Whether you are working with complex die cuts or simple circles a smart layout will maximize each sheet’s capacity. The layout stage is obviously one of the most time-intensive and frustrating stages of the whole printing process. By automating the process, you will be able to save on material and money when using your A3 printer. An AI-enabled system is able to quickly calculate how the space can be best utilized. It is also providing smart solutions for irregular and complex patterns.
- Automates workflow
AI is used in almost all industries to automate workflow and this applies to the print sector too. The goal of automating workflow is to fasten the printing process. Another major goal is to reduce the level of manual workload. This it achieves by programming machines to perform tasks especially the repetitive ones. In printing Ai assists with logistics like shipping and processing them quickly too. Other tasks are automation of order resupplies and tracking inventory. Overall, AI automation will take care of the bulky work that consumes a lot of time.
- Improved security
If you run a print shop then you heavily rely on many file transfers. Sometimes you might even allow your customers to connect their devices directly to your printers. These activities present a risk for your cyber security but artificial intelligence can help to mitigate this. Advanced analytics enables AI to monitor your networks and weed out any anomalies. Therefore, it is possible to identify a security breach before it becomes a serious threat.
- Enables targeted marketing
AI is able to micro-target advertisements. If you have ever spoken about something and then seen an ad of the same, it doesn’t mean your phone is spying on you. This is actually the AI in your gadget’s system profiling your browsing behavior and then using your digital trail to decide what you are thinking about. As a marketer you can use this to your advantage. It will also enable your business to automate your marketing campaigns.
These are a few of the ways that the print industry is using AI to revolutionize the way they do the business. It enables industry players to come up with new solutions and automating existing processes to cater to the clientele. Ultimately, you will have an edge over your competition.