Helping Businesses Attain New Levels of Success
Sydney, Australia /
Ottawa, Canada - January 2010 - Wilcom International and Corel today announced
the latest versions of Wilcom DecoStudio e2 and EmbroideryStudio e2 integrated
with CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X5. The enhancements to these versions have been
explicitly designed to improve efficiency in multi-decoration design, customer
approvals and production. DecoStudio and EmbroideryStudio e2 will be launched
at the ISS Long Beach tradeshow, January 21st 2011 and will be
available for purchase in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and
Japanese in early February.
Newest Release Helps Decorators Stay Competitive
have been looking for ways to stay competitive with shorter runs and customer
demands for more fashion-forward, multi-decorated designs. In 2007, Wilcom and
Corel came together to make this possible, and now the latest editions of
DecoStudio and EmbroideryStudio e2 make it even easier, more efficient and
production friendly. Also, with the new features and creative power included in
CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X5 like major enhancements to asset management, color
management, web graphics, a wide variety of learning resources and more content
than ever before, decorators will have all tools needed to meet the evolving
requirements of the multi decoration and embroidery industry.
"Since the beginning of our partnership, it's clear that Corel and
Wilcom make a powerful team. With the initial release of Wilcom DecoStudio, we
combined the creative capabilities of CorelDRAW and the specialized strengths
of Wilcom to offer a flexible solution that addresses the evolving needs of the
embroidery market as well as the broader multi-decoration industry," said Gérard Métrailler, Senior Director of Product Management, Graphics
at Corel Corporation.
"We are delighted to continue our work together with the launch of
the e2 family of products. This intuitive and time-saving solution redefines
what's possible in the multi-decoration industry, combining our flagship
graphics offering, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5, with the power and quality you
know and love from Wilcom DecoStudio and EmbroideryStudio," added Métrailler.
Possibilities by Adding New Effects, Improved Production and Usability
a commitment to examining business processes, trends and customer feedback,
this new product suite ensures everything is at your finger tips, visualised,
optimised and ready for production.
and EmbroideryStudio e2 allows businesses to take advantage of the rhinestone
craze and create dazzling rhinestone fill shapes, runs and patterns with ease. Built-in
intelligence removes overlaps, converts vector shapes to rhinestone designs and works out how many rhinestones are
needed for each color! Production files can be exported for rhinestone machines
Visualisation and Production
collection of garment templates are now included to visualise the design as a
finished product. It also translates into professional approval PDFs to improve
order and production processes. Another tool customers have requested is the Hoop it! tool which visualises the
design within the most appropriate embroidery machine hoop, streamlining the
embroidery production process.
on customer feedback, the latest editions of DecoStudio and EmbroideryStudio
load faster and offer a host of time-savers such as Mouse-Wheel Scroll/Zoom,
measurement unit control and Apply Closest join which reduces trims on the
Creative Power of
CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X5
suite's core applications include CorelDRAW® X5 for vector-illustration and
page-layout; Corel® PHOTO-PAINTTM for professional image-editing; Corel®
PowerTRACE® for converting bitmaps into editable vector graphics, and Corel®
CAPTURETM for screen capture. New to the suite is Corel® CONNECTTM, a full-screen
browser that lets users search the suite's digital content, their computer or
local network to quickly find the perfect complement for a design.
And for even more
options, EmbroideryStudio e2 also offers:
one thing to create multi-decoration designs on screen, but the production of
all the separate elements can be quite tricky. With EmbroideryStudio e2 users
can now export all the elements in one go - resulting in separate and
appropriate production files for print, bling, embroidery or appliqué.
Team Sports Features
e2 makes it easier to cater to decorated team uniforms and maximise the profits
of this very lucrative market. Users can now select from a library of
multi-line team name templates to make personalisation a breeze. With a host of
new improvements including Auto Letter spacing to handle short and long names,
businesses will certainly have the tools to serve this market well.
New Artistic Stitch Effects
new freehand embroidery tool allows users to take advantage of their drawing
tablets for even more creativity. Additional new stitch effects also include
Cross Stitch Fill, Carving Stamp and Stipple Fill to make a design stand out
from the crowd.
are a major fashion item and EmbroideryStudio e2 provides the tools to master
this medium by creating sequin-filled shapes, borders and multi-sequin
patterns. Advanced editing tools provides the level of precision required for
Kristiaman, CEO at Wilcom International said "The new e2 release is made possible through on-going collaboration,
feedback, and support from our loyal user community. Together with Corel we are
very pleased with the result and look forward to seeing the apparel industry's
creative use of this technology."
For more information
about Wilcom DecoStudio e2 and EmbroideryStudio e2 visit www.wilcomdiscovery.com.
DecoStudio e2 and EmbroideryStudio e2 is offered in English, German, French,
Italian, Spanish and Japanese will be available in early February. For a list
of distributors visit www.wilcom.com.au/contact.
sophisticated CAD, CAM, machine control and business solutions for customers
who specialize in embroidery, garment printing, rug & carpet design and
manufacturing. For 30 years the company's innovative software and hardware
solutions have set the standard for design creation, visualization, management
and production of textile and custom goods.
Today, Wilcom is
present in over 100 countries with products in more than 12 languages. The
company is committed to pursuing new and enhanced design tools, streamlining
business operations, improving productivity, facilitating closer global supply
chain network and opening new possibilities in creativity.
headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Wilcom's sales and support centres are
located in Australia, America, China, Japan and England, with representatives
in almost every country of the world. A complete company history and product
suite is available at www.wilcom.com.au.
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