EFI Develops Controller for HP Designjet Printers
Friday, May 18, 2001
FOSTER CITY, CA, MAY 17, 2001 - Electronics For Imaging (EFI) (NASDAQ: EFII), the world leader in enabling networked printing solutions, today announced its Fiery¨ X4-W controller has been chosen to drive HP Designjet 5000/800/500 large-format printers. EFI's Fiery X4-W brings professional color output quality and sophisticated job management tools to graphic arts professionals and corporate in-house designers. The Fiery X4-W controller created for the HP Designjet printers provides high-speed processing and photo-like color quality. Fiery technology also allows consistent color output from any application or platform and supports all major print protocols. "EFI and HP have developed an affordable, high-quality printing solution for the graphic arts market," said Eli Schetrit, EFI vice president of desktop and inkjet products. "The Fiery X4-W is another example of EFI technology leadership in developing color controller solutions to help our partners deliver consistently high-quality printing results to their customers." "HP Designjet printers provide compelling solutions for graphics arts users who need fast, photo-quality printers at a competitive price,"said Stephanie Chick, North American marketing manager, HP Designjet Sales Center. "With EFI's Fiery X4-W, we plan to deliver a printer with superior color quality and throughput."