X-Rite Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone have announced that it will showcase its latest line of print and pre-press color management solutions at Graphics of The Americas, February 25-27, 2010 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL.
Graphic of The Americas visitors will also be able to attend a speaker session led by one of X-Rite's color experts for the Latin American markets: Helmut Schubart. Entitled "Untangling the Color Pretzel Seminar" this session will look color space selection and color sample strategies. It will take place on Friday, February 26 from 10:30am to 12:00pm pm in the Expo Theater, right on the show floor.
Together with Latin American distributor Printex, X-Rite (booth 632 and 634) will be displaying and demonstrating a number of design, prepress and print workflow solutions including:
EasyTrax: a semi-automated, highly affordable quality color control solution for smaller format color presses or those working in a primarily process color environment. It is ideally suited to meet the needs of printers who regularly monitor press runs to ensure they precisely match their customers' quality requirements, and meet industry specifications and standards. In addition, EasyTrax's laser alignment method makes it quick and easy to line up the color bar for fast scanning. The unique error detection system will alert the user if the color bar was not properly aligned, ensuring accurate, repeatable results every time.
SpectroEye: this portable, handheld spectrophotometer offers all the functions necessary to accurately measure and control color. It also features all the density measurement functions needed to quickly and easily monitor and control color thickness on-press. SpectroEye integrates digital versions of the most popular color libraries such as the PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM and the PANTONE Goe System.
530 SpectroDensitometer: the latest version of the 530 model spectrophotometer now comes pre-loaded with ISO 12647-2 and G7 process control standard databases and characterization data and the digital version of the PANTONE FORMULA GUIDE, Coated.
iCPlate2 and PlateScope: X-Rite's plate control solutions offer the industry's highest level of accuracy, repeatability, and imaging range, including extreme highlights and shadows. Featuring new firmware and software that support the latest screening and plate technologies and the FOGRA measuring bar standard, this latest version of plate readers offers unsurpassed accuracy and repeatability for the latest plate screening technologies. X-Rite's plate control solutions support all current screening technologies including AM, FM, XM and hybrid screen types. iCPlate2 and PlateScope are ideal for customers who are disciplined about process control, printing to standards such as SWOP, Gracol (G7), FOGRA or ISO, or who are coordinating output between multiple CTP devices.
i1iO Automated Scanning Table: an automated chart-reading scanning table that allows users to measure substrates up to 10 mm thick, including photo paper, fine art rag, cardstock, textile, poly bag and even ceramic. Upgrading to the i1iO is ideal for anyone seeking increased automation. Providing fast measurements for reflective test charts on these types of substrates, i1iO reads more than 500 patches per minute, creating custom profiles in no time.
i1iSis XL with OBC: the i1iSis automated chart reader takes speed and accuracy to new levels. Available in two sizes ? standard, which reads A4+ or letter size, and XL for A3+ or tabloid size?i1iSis reads up to 2,500 patches printed on a single A3 page. Its unique vision system automatically corrects chart misalignment and interprets bar codes to prevent chart identification problems. When used in conjunction with ProfileMaker 5 or MonacoPROFILER software, as well as the new Optical Brightener Compensation module, i1iSis is ideal for high-end applications requiring consistent color measurements and visualization of printed output, avoiding time wasted hand-scanning rows or reading individual color patches.
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