Corel and Wilcom Introduce Wilcom EmbroideryStudio e1.5 and Wilcom DecoStudio© e1.5

OTTAWA & SYDNEY, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corel Corporation, a leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media software, and Wilcom International, a leading developer of embroidery and decorations technology, today introduced the newest products resulting from their partnership: Wilcom EmbroideryStudio (ES) e1.5 and Wilcom DecoStudio© e1.5. Both products are based on the award-winning CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite technology and will be introduced during the industry’s first global online launch event, taking place today from 9 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET at www.wilcomdiscovery.com.

 
 

Designed to address the evolving requirements of the multi decoration and embroidery industry, EmbroideryStudio e1.5 and DecoStudio e1.5 offer both new and experienced designers in-product guidance to accelerate productivity. The software intelligently recommends underlay settings, pull compensation, and other parameters to the user depending on the fabric selected. As a result, experienced designers can more quickly and easily test designs on different fabric samples. For new users, this process dramatically reduces the learning curve and enables them to produce high quality results with minimal training required.

“By combining the strengths of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4 and the expertise of Wilcom, we are able to provide users in the embroidery and decoration market with an intelligent, integrated solution that will be a valued addition to their design workflow,” said Nick Davies, Senior Vice President, Graphics and Productivity of Corel. “We’re pleased to expand our relationship with Wilcom in order to provide the embroidery industry with world-class solutions that enable users to pursue their creative ambitions and new revenue streams.”

New Releases Enable Faster Design and Production

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Wilcom EmbroideryStudio e1.5 is the advanced product in Wilcom’s new Elements product range for professional multi-decoration. Building on ES 2006, the product features full integration with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4, streamlining the embroidery workflow. Acclaimed as the professional embroiders’ choice, this new generation of EmbroideryStudio offers superior stitch quality, providing digitizers with a dynamic and fluid way of creating, visualizing and producing multi-decoration design.

Wilcom DecoStudio e1.5 integrates CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4 with Wilcom’s renowned stitch processor, lettering, monogramming and applique tools to create a complete graphics and embroidery software solution. Wilcom ES 21 L, 21 E and 21 E+ have now been combined in DecoStudio e1.5. DecoStudio users can also upgrade seamlessly to higher levels of EmbroideryStudio. In addition, DecoStudio e1 customers are eligible for a free upgrade to DecoStudio e1.5 (excluding shipping and handling fees).

“Wilcom is continually undertaking extensive research, looking at current industry trends, how our customers use software and the requirements for each different type of embroiderer and decorator – be it someone just getting into the industry, or someone who’s been a professional digitizer for many years,” said Martin Kristiaman, CEO of Wilcom International. “It was very clear that CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is by far the most popular graphics tool, and we feel that our new generation of software in partnership with Corel is truly the next milestone in embroidery history.”

Availability

Both Wilcom EmbroideryStudio e1.5 and Wilcom DecoStudio e1.5 (English versions) will be available in the coming weeks. DecoStudio e1 customers are eligible for a free upgrade to DecoStudio e1.5 (excluding shipping and handling fees).

Companies Host Online Launch

To learn more about these new releases, please join Wilcom and Corel as they host the industry’s first global online launch event beginning at 9 AM Eastern today. To access the launch event, please click on the event URL: www.wilcomdiscovery.com.

For more information on Wilcom, please visit www.wilcom.com.au. For more information about Corel, please visit www.corel.com.

About Corel

Corel is one of the world’s top software companies with more than 100 million active users in over 75 countries. We develop software that helps people express their ideas and share their stories in more exciting, creative and persuasive ways. Through the years we’ve built a reputation for delivering innovative, trusted products that are easy to learn and use, helping people achieve new levels of productivity. The industry has responded with hundreds of awards for software innovation, design and value.

Our award-winning product portfolio includes some of the world’s most widely recognized and popular software brands, including CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Corel® Painter™, Corel DESIGNER® Technical Suite, Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Photo, VideoStudio®, WinDVD®, Corel® WordPerfect® Office and WinZip®. Our global headquarters are in Ottawa, Canada, with major offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Taiwan and Japan.

About Wilcom

Wilcom delivers sophisticated CAD, CAM, machine control and business solutions for customers who specialize in embroidery, rug & carpet design and manufacturing. Over the past 28 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 70 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.

Wilcom is headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and has development and manufacturing facilities in Australia, China and Belgium. Wilcom’s sales and support centers are located in Australia, America, China, Japan, Belgium 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.