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Summa GoSign - Version 3.1.4

Released: June 4, 2024


Fixed Issues

  • Solved: GoSign now compensates for the image offset applied by SMARC in the correct direction (Requires firmware rev 14 or higher).

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.

Summa GoSign - Version 3.1.3

Released: May 23, 2024


Fixed Issues

  • Solved: OPOS barcode workflow on S3 cam devices do not work due to wrong reply to commands.
  • Solved: GoSign now reads image offset applied by SMARC to minimize the influence of reflection of the LED ring to prevent cutting offsets when camera is not perfectly aligned (Requires firmware rev 14 or higher).

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.

Summa GoSign - Version 3.1.1

Released: March 12, 2024


Fixed Issues

  • Solved: Certain activations (GoSign, Pro pack trials) are reset after restart.
  • Solved: Native file forgets method and tool settings, when opening multiple native format files.
  • Solved: ZCC files, where the Bezier points are defined in reverse, were not imported correctly.

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.

 

Summa GoSign - Version 3.1

Released: November 27, 2023


New Features

  • S Class 3 devices now use the device sheet mode for direct cut.
  • Added support for S Class 3: Twin Workflow.

Improvements

  • Reading barcodes is now always done in multiple steps.
  • Added Crease-method to Universal material.
  • Improved error messages shown when trying to use an invalid sheet mode configuration.
  • Added tool icon for the Extra pen tool.
  • Added output setting to always wait for the output action to finish.

Fixed Issues

  • Solved: issue with S2 camera orientation where the camera would move in the wrong direction when searching.
  • Solved: selecting a regmark that is outside of the media area due to the material not being properly loaded will result in an "Unexpected error occurred" message.
  • Solved: Roll-up command did not work properly on S Class 2 and S Class 3 devices.
  • Solved: "GoTo" loop missing in preinstalled "OPOS Barcode Workflow On Roll" action set.

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.

 

Summa GoSign - Version 3.0

Released: September 8, 2023


New Features

  • Support S Class 3
  • Added new “Creaser” tool for S Class 3.
  • Added "Crease" method and "Cardboard" materials to Default Material Manager.
  • Added new "Crease and Cut" sample file.

Improvements

  • Barcode scan images will now be logged if LogLevel application setting is set to "1".
  • Use slightly smaller region when searching the barcode line with the camera for stability.
  • A proper error message will now be shown when trying to import a material manager using the "import" button instead of using the restore function.
  • Added an optional property to "Clip to MediaBox" when importing PDF files where figure is outside of the MediaBox to only import the visible part.
  • Prevent confirming device configuration if serial number is absent or invalid (except for plot to file), and instead show an "Invalid device serial number!" info message.
  • Minimum ROM revision is now checked during device configuration and will show a "GoSign requires at least firmware revision XX" info message when it is not high enough.
  • Marks necessary to calculate prefeed are now sorted "by main direction (vertical)" instead of "by nearest object", resulting in better mark prediction in some cases.
  • Fixed size compensation: improved center of shape calculation for shapes with noticeable difference in deformation at opposite sides of the shape.
  • Fixed size compensation: improved center calculation for segmented shapes.
  • More intelligent calculation of which marks to read to accurately do a prefeed.

Fixed Issues

  • Solved: Layer actions did not work with native file types (.sgsj)
  • Solved: OPOS Barcode workflow would stop working when starting the worfklow for a second time.
  • Solved: "Select camera profile" action is no longer available.
  • Removed "size" property in the "Search regmarks" action when OPOS is selected as the regmark placement since this is not used.
  • Solved: "Marks are too far apart in X direction" error can occur randomly when trying to output a print&cut file.
  • Solved: Using the "Restore" function to restore action sets with an XML file that does not match the expected XML results in an empty action set being "restored".
  • Solved: Some figures are not imported when importing PDF files containing a Compound Path.
  • Solved: "Plot to file" devices now have a different symbol in the ribbon.
  • Solved: When executing a print&cut job, "Apply" mark can be available even though there's no mark detected.
  • Solved: When using "inch" or "cm" as unit, properties that use spinner boxes to increment or decrement values would sometimes show the value to be incorrect even when it's still an acceptable value.

Twin Workflow is not supported yet for the S Class 3.

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.


Summa GoSign - Version 2.5.1.1

Released: February 20, 2023


Fixed Issues

  • Solved: Changing a plot to file device to a normal device will prevent outputting on the device but would output to file instead.
  • Solved: Importing certain PDF files would not correctly import the specified layers in the PDF file.
  • Solved: GoSign 2.5.1.1 asks to activate on each startup.

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.


Summa GoSign - Version 2.5.0

Released: February 15, 2023


New features

  • Export current open job as PDF (PRO PACK).
  • "Plot to file" tab in "Device configuration" to setup a device that plots to a file.
  • Page selection for importing multipage PDF documents.

Improvements

  • Renamed "Zund" and "Esko" titles to "ZCC" and "i-CUT".
  • Possibility to create a Plot to File device that allows plotting to file without connecting to a physical device.
  • Fixed size compensation improvements for segmented shapes.
  • Increased max value of margin of clean-up actions to 3 mm (Reduce nodes, Remove double lines/objects, Break at intersections, Close objects).
  • "Current position" is now disabled when automatically detecting marks.
  • Add default value "Print Data" for the "Exclude layer" property in DXF, PDF and SVG categories.
  • Added a "size" property in the "Search regmarks" action when OPOS is selected as the regmark placement.

Fixed Issues

  • Solved: Importing SVG files with an empty title svg tag, results in GoSign not displaying the file name as the job title.
  • Solved: In some cases, GoSign can crash when entering the serial number during activation.
  • Solved: "Close objects" action sometimes chooses the wrong objects to close, for example in a raster of rectangles.
  • Slightly improved mark prediction to solve inaccuracies with jobs having a "bowing" effect.
  • Sometimes the device family and model are not set in the device configuration when selecting a device, even though they were read correctly from the device.
  • Solved: GoSign license is not activated for all users on a pc but only for the active user.
  • Solved: "Job doesn't fit" output error when the user deselects "Plot to file" action property, after attempting an output with invalid Plot to file Width or Height values.
  • Solved: Incorrect regmark size when importing an i-cut file.
  • Solved: Mark detection can get stuck jumping endlessly from one position to another.
  • Solved: Device settings are not always correctly received, resulting in a RomRevision output error.
  • Solved: Opening a .sgsj file will still show the previous file name as job title instead of the actual .sgsj file name.
  • Solved: Saving PDF file as a .sgsj file while the property "Separate layers for PDF" is set to "by color" and re-opening the newly saved .sgsj file would result in invisible lines.
  • Solved: ZCC and i-Cut options are not hidden in the Import Job action properties window when Pro Pack is not activated.
  • Solved: When executing a print&cut job, "Apply" mark can be available even though there's no mark detected.

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.


Summa GoSign - Version 2.4.1

Released: October 18, 2022


Improvements

  • Improved opening and closing of device communication to avoid output and other functionalities of being slowed down.

Fixed Issues

  • GoSign 2.4.0 hangs on S One and SummaCut devices when trying to output jobs.
  • Wrong positions of regmarks when importing .ZCC or .CUT files
  • GoSign 2.4.0 could crash when trying to activate the Pro Pack.
  • Outputting a job on SummaCut devices is slow due to added delay to prevent jobs from not fully finishing.
  • GoSign 2.4.0 overwrites material database of an older GoSign version with the default material database.

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.


Summa GoSign - Version 2.4.0

Released: September 9, 2022


New features

  • Fixed size (smart compensation) compensation mode for cut to frame.
  • New supported file formats for import action: .SVG , ZCC (Pro Pack) and CUT (Pro Pack).

Improvements

  • Sorting after converting to straight lines instead of before.
  • Reuse marks of last segment of previous job to predict marks of first segment of next job in barcode workflow.
  • Allow manual intervention when Predicted mark lies outside working area" error occurs instead of going into fatal error."
  • Import of a material manager xml is no longer allowed. Use the restore functionality instead.
  • Removed background image in designer
  • Increased maximum value for margin of reduce nodes" action to 3mm."
  • Only import first page for multipage PDF documents.
  • Removed unnecessary tooltips from Job" and "General" ribbon tab."
  • Only show action set tooltips if they contain useful info like a description or link.

Fixed Issues

  • Issue fixed: Cut-off not executed when preload is set.
  • Issue Fixed: Incomplete cutting jobs in GoSign on SummaCut RL (D140).
  • Line not found" when reading barcode on mesh material."
  • Corner not found" when reading barcode on mesh material."
  • Median filter only filters in horizontal direction.
  • Barcode profiles can be deleted, even though they are assigned to a material.
  • .SGSJ extension not associated with opening in GoSign.
  • Not enough marks were detected!" error with fixed size compensation and multiple copies and segments."

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.


Summa GoSign - Version 2.3.0

Released: June 14, 2022


New features

  • Added an "Import order" option for the barcode and hot folder import modes, includes options "Alphabetical" and "By creation date".
  • Added pouncing tool (only for S2 and Summacut).

Improvements

  • Added "Combine all layers with same name" property to "Import" action. A solution to opening files with multiple layers of the same method.
  • Read barcodes with inverted contrast.
  • Add (S)P10 command to manage thru-cut for plt and hpgl files.
  • Always segment print&cut jobs with largest segment first.
  • Removed the 10 file limit on the "Done" folder when using the Hot folder import mode.
  • "Exclude layers" option is now available when using "By spot color name" layer separation.
  • Keep original layer name and don't overwrite layer name with method name.
  • Allow precision of 1/1000 for "Scaling factor" in "Import" action.
  • Tray One: Move head outside the working area when unloading a sheet.
  • Tray One: Add margin for preloading the second sheet.
  • Tray One: Move head outside the working area and move it back when the sheet is preloaded in the front of the machine.
  • Tray One: Slow down the speed for preloading and remove the sheet. (300 mm/s)
  • Added a UseLegacySoftwareForBarcodeCam application XML setting to force GoSign to read barcodes with Cutter Control. A workaround in case GoSign detection fails and Cutter Control detection doesn't.
  • Added link to tutorials.
  • Added link to Q&A page.

Fixed Issues

  • Solved issue that caused a "Marks are too far apart in X direction" error when trying to output a print&cut job with only 3 marks.
  • Solved issue where regmarks were not found in "Register" or "Regmarks" layers when importing using "Combine layers with same name"
  • Solved issue: Repositioning of the head camera on an unrecognized mark is only possible after 5 seconds.
  • Solved issue where encapsulated commands are not parsed correctly if they are terminated with a new line without a trailing point.
  • Solved issue where a barcode was unable to be read when print data was directly above it.
  • Solved issue where importing using the hot folder import mode failed to import more than one file when placing multiple files at once in the hot folder.
  • Solved issue where the direct Import action could not be removed.
  • Solved issue for the Tray One, where retrying to output while the Tray One is offline the head would jump to the right side of the cutter.
  • Solved issue where unassigned layers are merged.
  • Solved issue where DXF import by color doesn't always work correctly.
  • Solved issue where "Search regmarks" with layer names would not work if no method exists for the layer name.
  • Solved issue: "Camera communication failure" when retrying barcode workflow after fatal error.
  • Solved issue: Barcode import with camera hangs when reaching the right side of the barcode.
  • Solved issue: "Unexpected error" when trying to reading second barcode.
  • Solved issue where the "Goto" action in the "OPOS Barcode Workflow On Roll" Action was missing.

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.


Summa GoSign - Version 2.2.0

Released: June 27, 2021


New features

  • New action "Set layer method" to automatically change the method assigned to the selected layer
  • Added USB error logging to SummaGoSign.log

Improvements

  • Barcode workflow does not start automatically when starting the workflow
  • Improvements to PLT file import
  • Support import of HGPL commands LB, SI, DI for text labels
  • Output to multiple cutters for direct cut and OPOS jobs
  • Set max limitation for "Tile height" to 5 m
  • Greatly improved speed of "Remove double objects" action
  • Faster and more reliable auto and manual device configuration
  • Twin mode and Twin X mode action sets have the same name when imported, this is confusing
  • Add tooltips on icon buttons

Fixed Issues

  • Solved: Unable to open SGPJ files with unassigned layers
  • Solved: "PANELLING=OFF" is sent to the machine even if GoSign has segmentation property off
  • Solved: Preload not working
  • Solved: DXF files exported by Packlib not importing correctly
  • Solved: Disabled tools are selectable
  • Solved: Part of a line or curve can be missing after segmentation
  • Solved: Shapes can be missing in output on segment boundaries
  • Solved: Ethernet communication issues when configuring the device
  • Solved: Removed language tooltips because of translation issues
  • Solved: GoSign Multicopy OPOS jobs ethernet problem
  • Solved: File not cut completely on SummaCut
  • Solved: Remove OPOS as option in barcode reader when the ProPack is not activated

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.


Summa GoSign - Version 2.1.1

Released: April 08, 2021


Fixed Issue

  • Solved: Device reads failure when loading markers

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.


Summa GoSign - Version 2.1.0

Released: March 04, 2021


New features

  • Support A3 Tray One (Summacut & S One).
  • Possibility to open/save jobs in SGSJ format.
  • New "Set job origin" action.

Improvements

  • Ethernet communication speed is slightly improved.
  • USB communication speed is slightly improved.
  • Rom rev 5 is now required for communicating with the S One.
  • Possibility to configure devices without having media loaded.
  • Advanced action set editor with new "Go to" action to create loops or sub loops.
  • The number of jobs and the current job number are now shown during output.
  • The name of the job is now shown during output.
  • Logging of fatal errors to SummaGoSign.log in GoSign folder under My Documents.
  • “Replace sheet” is now supported for direct cut jobs and jobs with random marks.
  • Installs Tray One driver during installation.
  • Tooltips for action set and layer image buttons.
  • Possibility to "Plot to file".
  • Rom rev 39 is now required for communicating with the SummaCut.

Fixed Issues

  • Solved: Third-party software can trigger a direct import.
  • Solved: Fatal memory errors can occur when GoSign uses the camera.
  • Solved: Reading of barcode with the camera not working when USB was plugged in for the first time.
  • Solved: Tool names are not translated.
  • Solved: Actions in action set editor are not translated.
  • Solved: Mark types are not translated.
  • Solved: GoSign can be unresponsive for 5s after moving to a registration mark.
  • Solved: GoSign can be unresponsive for 5s after moving the camera head with the arrow buttons/keys.
  • Solved: Sometimes first mark is not predicted correctly after reading and importing a Twin barcode job with the camera.
  • Solved: Sometimes no ethernet devices are discovered, even if they respond in time on UDP broadcast.
  • Solved: Wrong origin when importing files with width/height < 100mm.
  • Solved: "Error while reading XML data" when importing default "OPOS Barcode Workflow On Roll" action set XML from My Documents.
  • Solved: Not possible to add old versions of action set XML files.
  • Solved: Supported tools are not exported when exporting device XML.
  • Solved: PLT files created by CorelDRAW are not imported correctly.

Download:

Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.

 


Summa GoSign - Version 2.0

Released: October 26, 2020


Summa GoSign is a new software within the GoSuite platform and replaces former Summa Winplot to enhance the cutting process/workflow. It drives the S2 Class and Summacut and is an interface between design applications (such as Corel and illustrator) and the roll cutters. The main purpose of the application is to import designs and send them to the cutters (bridge application).

Recommended Firmware:

  • S2 Class: rev024
  • Summacut: rev037

Download:
Go to Software / Firmware, then select 'software' and 'vinyl cutters'.

There is a free 30-day trial available for the GoSign Pro Pack upon registration during the setup.

Please note that GoSign standard edition is not able to import the file types below. These files types are only supported by the GoSign Pro Pack edition.

  • Import PLT files (*.plt,*.PLT)
  • Import HPGL files (*.hpgl, *.hpg, *.hgl, *.HPG, *.HGL)
  • Import DMPL files (*.dmpl, *.dmp, *.DMPL, *.DMP)
  • Import CUT files (*.cut, *.CUT)
  • Import ZCC files (*.zcc, *.ZCC)