PF INDUSTRY SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS 66 images AUGUST 2023 Check out the latest industry software solutions ready to take your business up a level, from design tools and workflow solutions to customer fulfilment and ecommerce platforms Top shop tech Wilcom: EmbroideryStudio e4.5 Designing Shaping Tools EmbroideryStudio e4.5 Designing is equipped with eight Shaping Tools designed to simplify your workflow and enhance productivity, while providing precision and flexibility in creating new designs or digitising a customer logo, explains Wilcom. “With a familiar and user-friendly interface, EmbroideryStudio’s Shaping Tools functions like other graphics software. “Effortlessly weld, flatten and divide embroidered shapes for design creation, and removal of excessive overlaps for efficient embroidery production.” In addition, the integration of Wilcom’s Gallery of Basic Shapes offers a wide range of pre-designed shapes and elements for “even faster and more efficient design creation”. To further edit your designs, EmbroideryStudio also includes a convenient spacebar shortcut, adds Wilcom. “With a simple keystroke, you can swiftly toggle the re-shape nodes, from curved to straight, enabling precise adjustments with ease. Additionally, the software provides alignment tools and guides, ensuring every element aligns flawlessly for a professional finish. “All these Arrange tools work harmoniously to empower you to achieve efficient embroidery designs quickly. “Whether you’re a seasoned professional or an enthusiastic beginner, these tools empower you to explore new design horizons, or simply boost your productivity!” AJS: PulseID For Direct-To-Film Printers PulseID for DTF is a workflow and production management platform that completely automates direct-to-film (DTF) printing orders from receipt to production, says AJS. “It can automatically turn your orders into production-ready files, streamline order taking, order management, and import from many sources, and in many different formats. “Orders can also be entered manually from any browser using the PulseID Administrator, with advanced nesting settings and automatic nesting profiles also available.” PulseID for DTF is available in three levels – Basic, Business and Professional – adds AJS. “DTF Basic gives you manual order creation using the Administrator API to upload orders from ERP, support print functions with one machine profile, manual Order Ganging and Smart Nesting, and download ‘nested’ batches. “DTF Business, as well as the above, gives you the printing of QR codes per item and order, a designer to upload files and create orders, and a pre-flight function to automatically detect issues such as resolution, size and small areas not suitable for print. “DTF Professional has all the above, and also supports cutting devices to cut prints out of DTF film, and has an automatic Order Ganging feature to maximise film usage and set intervals, minimum sheet sizes or numbers of items to print.” EmbroideryStudio’s Shaping Tools enables users to weld, flatten and divide embroidered shapes PulseID for DTF is available in three levels: Basic, Business and Professional