The patented technology behind Agfa Graphics’ :Azura CX125 COU (clean-out unit) greatly reduces gum consumption and extends bath life, meeting the demands of higher volume users of :Azura TS chemistry-free thermal plates. The unit, which features a small-footprint design, can accommodate plate widths up to 125cm and is designed to handle plate volumes up to 40,000 sqm. With a bath life of up to 7,000 sqm, maintenance is further reduced.
Version 9.0 of the Harlequin Server RIP introduces FOGRA certification (FograCert CPS), full support for the new Pantone Plus library, accelerated live transparency processing, and PDF/VT support. Platform support is updated to include Windows server 2008 R2.
SpotOn! Verify is an internal quality control tool that tracks the consistency of printing devices to an industry specification or a custom reference. It can be used to evaluate any printing process where a control strip can be printed and measured, and quickly identifies if a printing device is in or out of tolerance. SpotOn! Verify also stores measurements in a database that can be filtered and searched, so recorded data can be recalled at a later date. It’s compatible with both Mac and Windows operating systems.
PlanetPress Capture 7.5 makes it possible to capture handwriting and turn it into digital data, while updating central systems and databases instantly, thanks to its ICR–Intelligent Character Recognition–feature. The technology applies an accuracy value to the resulting data, enabling the creation of a validation process according to the desired level of accuracy. Paper processes are sped-up because of real-time updates upon the capture of handwritten information.
Quark Publishing Platform is the only integrated solution that automates the creation and delivery of rich, interactive content across print, Web, and digital formats. As an open solution, it is architected to work with existing enterprise infrastructures and business systems to optimize the publishing process. The modules of the platform work together to enable the creation and automatic assembly of content for different audiences, publications, and media types.
PDF2DTP (PDF to Desktop Publishing) for data conversion is a Markzware product family that includes an Adobe InDesign Plugin and QuarkXPress XTension that allow you to convert PDF to Adobe InDesign CS6, CS5.5, or CS5, and to QuarkXPress.
FusionPro VDP Suite 8.2 includes Mac OS X Mountain Lion support, list presort capabilities through an expanded integration with TEC Mailing Solutions, along with a variety of additional improvements and new features. The FusionPro VDP suite is comprised of three products; a desktop design and composition tool called FusionPro VDP Creator, a high speed plug-and-play composition server called FusionPro VDP Producer, and a composition server called FusionPro Producer (API).
StoreFlow is comprised of XMPie’s uStore 7.0 Web-to-print and marketing portal solution and Xerox FreeFlow Connect. It features JDF compliance, Product Profiles, social sign-in, a pricing plug-in for integrating custom pricing mechanisms, enhanced reporting with Excel charts and pivot tables, enhanced automated document preflight, and LivePerson integration. Users can define multi-step workflows that automate imposition, the addition of crop marks, color bars, watermarks, page rotation, and page insertions to prepare jobs for production.