Wednesday: second day of the show
With some delay (we flew back tuesday, and arrived home friday, and tried to recover from jet-lag most of friday), here the impressions of the second (and our last) day at the show.
I started the day with a visit to Inventive Designers
. I read about them in a Belgian newspaper, always nice to meet compatriots abroad.
I did a small tour of both shows, and stepped by few booths to talk about NiXPS: XMPie, Konica Minolta, Xerox, Sharp, Canon, Pegasus, and a few others. People were genuinely interested, and I'm sure there's a lot of potential to work together with some of them in the future.
On our booth a lot of people stepped by, and we gave a lot of demo's.
Some people we only knew via e-mail and phone came by to say hi, very nice.
We also had a lot of engineers on our booth that are working on XPS solutions for companies that are not publicly supporting the format yet - which is very interesting, as it indicates that more XPS supporting tools and devices are on the horizon.
On Thursday we flew back, with a connecting flight over Chicago. We had some trouble with our plane in Chicago. The original plane had a malfunction, so they had to replace the plane which, to my surprise, they could (they have a standby plane !!). This resulted in 3 hours delay. But we didn't have to spend a night, or take another flight. So, in contrast to some sour grapes on our plane, I really give the thumbs up to American Airlines for the good service.