so any customer can design his print motive without any knowledge directly and online, meanwhile on the other side of the chain, the finished, checked, vector and printing will data"drop out" and this file will be possible to send directly for the production. However, this ultimate goal needs several years of demanding and expensive research and development. Meanwhile, we want to expand and improve the application to help and solve essential sub-parts of the process and save time and money.
you have a unique possibility to influence what features we will develop and implement as a priority.
for joining our research and your feedback. In the future we plan to include the following features and extensions:
- Selection of printing positions and technologies
Our goal is that the customer will be able to choose any printing position and also any printing technology which product offers. Accordingly, he will work within the specified max. print area (based on position and technology) in which he can design his own artwork in the editor. TronLogo will take care of the rest. It will be possible to design more different products, more positions, and more technologies within one PDF proofreading at the same time.
- Work with the Pantone and CMYK colors
During the logo processing the system will be able to generate the count and type of the colors and the customer will be allowed to choose from the various color alternatives based on the logo. Throughout the during the following work in the editor, he will be able to with specific Pantone or CMYK colors, which will then be part of the PDF proofreading. The system will also have information about the maximum number of colors considering chosen print positions and technologies, and will not allow to design a theme that cannot be printed.
- Realistic visualization of printing technology
We will extend our engine to simulate and visualize properly different printing technologies such as embossing, laser engraving, embroidery, etc. We aim on making the visualization to look as realistic as possible and avoid unnecessary misunderstanding when the visualization in full colors does not correspond subsequently to eg the motive produced by the excavation. For some technologies (primarily laser engraving), we will also need synergies with suppliers to receive information/data which color will appear after engraving.
- Visualization on your own Products
Currently, TronLogo and visualizations work exclusively on products of the suppliers, integrated in our TronCloud platform based on manually configured visualization for each product. In upcoming years we will integrate most of the medium and large suppliers within the EU but some distributors can sell or manufacture their own goods. That why we want to modify our technology to enable every single distributor to be able to use TronLogo visualization and functionality on their own products, outside of our platform.
- Extended PDF visualization file customization
Different distributors requires PDF proofs in the different ways and often with the product visualization itself, they also send, for example, terms and conditions and various supplementary information directly in a PDF file containing the proofreading. Therefore, we will extend the customization options to make it possible to change the look and content of PDF proofreading, including the ability to add and link the PDF, generated by TronLogo with other PDF documents. We will also allow you to generate customized product sheets that represent the product and its visualization.
- Extended functions of artwork gallery
Especially for the advertising agencies, we want to extend the logo gallery, so the will be able to group, name and sort logos / artworks - so the TronLogo can be used as a media manager for all logos and corporate identities for hundreds and thousands of their clients. As well, we plan to expand the gallery with the option to create an account, so that the customer can access his logo gallery from any computer and browser. We also want to link the gallery to the e-shop. Anytime, when the user logs in to the webshop, his gallery will be automatically accessible even if he is not logged in and comes from another address/ PC.
- Print Calculators directly in the editor
Within the PromoTron platform, we're preparing a universal calculator engine. Any e-shop can be easily extended with this functionality of online printing cost calculator for all products, printing positions, and technologies unless you need to implement this data into your webshop. Our goal will be to integrate this functionality directly into the TronLogo tool, so everybody will be able to see directly in the editor, after the choosing of the positions and technologies, how much does it cost and how the changes involved the price of the product and printing. Of course, everything will be working using your individual pricing policy.
- Vector data and everything in curves
The existing service works with raster data only, which means that the final print data still has to be prepared manually by the graphic designer, even if they get better information and data. Our goal is that the customers to will upload print and vector data in the right colors (Pantone / CMYK), and the TronLogo tool will be able to work with them throughout the whole process including the editor, so the final PDF proofreading will already include the final graphics data in the vectors and curves and in the right colors. Then the graphic designer will only make a quick check and it will be not necessary to process most of the motives manually.
- Integration with your webshop
In the current version of the TronLogo, the process of the visualization and order process and maybe for some customers a bit confusing. Our goal is to integrate TronLogo with your webshop so your customers will be able to realize the visualization directly during the calculation/order process. It will be not necessary to send anything by e-mail and your e-shop will recognize, that the given product in the order is related to the given visualization.
- Integrating with your CRM / ERP systems
To minimize the involvement of the TronLogo usage to your existing business processes, our goal is to allow you to get all the data, you need directly into your systems. Your employees will see in your ordering system, for example, the order card, that there is a TronLogo visualization and within one click only, they will be able to access client previews, printing data, and source files.
- Vizualization API service
Visualizing of the customer's logo on a product has a greater potential than just displaying on it in your shop. Its strength and potential are hidden in personalized marketing. Imagine, that you will be able to new products to each customer branded with their logo in the email right on the newsletter. No human work needed. We plan to create a visualization API that will allow technically savvy companies the power of our visualization engine to be used outside of the webshops considering their marketing activities and distinguish themselves from others.
- REAL 3D Visualization
The current visualization technology doesn't work with a full-fledged 3D product model and it only simulates 3D, including some limitations. On some more sophisticated subjects, the visualization does not look quite realistic. In case of interest from importers' and distributors' side, we are able to convert the entire technology into a full-fledged 3D, create a generic 3D model for each subject, allowing 100% realistic visualization and the ability to move the print across its entire surface.
- Customizable printing data for the printing houses
Every printing house, no matter if it is small or large printing, can work a bit differently and transmit production and print data in various formats and designs. Today, this work is done by the graphic designers who know the exact process of "their printing house" and make the data tailor-made for them. However, even our software can do this. In the future, when we will able to truly work with vector data, we can customize it - our goal is to be able to generate printing data tailored to any printing house worldwide, so that will be no longer necessary to interfere with graphic designers at all or to use them just as controllers.