Collegiate computer programmers from 6 continents and 44 countries gathered in Rapid City, SD this week to compete in the 2017 International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.  Competitors worked in 3 person teams to solve 12 programming problems in the shortest amount of time.  Fenske’s sponsorship is in recognition of the importance of including the art of “coding” into our daily educational curriculum in order to make a difference in the vitality our children and future generations as they compete on the world stage.

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Do you really know what your customers want?

 

That’s never been an easy question and it’s more difficult to answer today with companies like Amazon, Uber and Google raising the bar on customer expectations.  They don’t just provide useful products and services, they create EXPERIENCES that people love. They do it by applying a user-centered perspective that unearths opportunities to create products and services that delight and empower consumers.

 

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An aerial view of the Fenske Media Automated Document Factory and our 250 KW solar field taken from a rare 1929 Ford Tri-Motor.

 

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FenskeXM (Cross Media) and photographer/designer Greg Geiger have teamed with Black Hills area businesses to create a custom printed and digital on-line eBOOK about the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Publishers now can combine video and sound to sync with printed book pictures for an enhanced event experience and greater connectivity with consumers.


To see this cool technology in action go to:http://www.the75th.com

Source: http://www.the75th.com/
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Tracking and measuring the “digital consumer” requires new ways to look at data.  Fenske Media’s HiperWall allows executive teams to visualize their campaign cross-media results via live feeds connected to 12 individual computers. 

 

Thinking waits.  Emotions act!

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Consumers still take notice of print quality---and with the addition of a second Kodak Prosper Xli inkjet web press at Fenske Media it’s also about dependable delivery.  Here’s a quick fun clip that shows how we built a 102’ Prosper press platform with in-line UV coating and dynamic perforating.

 

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Lights. Camera. Action.

The power of variable data print is to make each image unique and connected to the consumer experience.   

To demonstrate this, Kodak created a printable movie.  In this video, you will see sequential images printed on the Prosper 5000LXi that are stitched together to create animated motion. 

What can you imagine?  

 

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Shower power!  Travelling at a thousand feet per minute, the Kodak Prosper 500XLi uses 52 billion ink drops per second to print high resolution images on various substrates. 

Here's an interesting view of the "ink curtain" as variable images are printed.

 

 

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Today, print comes in all forms.  Here's a new Ad spot for Nike Turkey from Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam, which features a human printing press.   

The strategy behind the film is ambitious: a desire to inspire Turkish sports fans not just to watch their favorite sports on TV but actually get out and participate themselves

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The human brain needs to process information sequentially in order to make a lasting decision. 

FACTS lead to FEELINGS ending with JUDGEMENTS.

Is your on-line sales process aligned with this type of thinking?  Instead of asking for a quote why not generate an on-line sale?

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