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GretagMacbeth ProfileMaker Utilized to Develop Premium ICC Profiles for Epson Stylus Photo R800

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Press release from the issuing company

Regensdorf, Switzerland, March 2006 -- ProfileMaker 5, the latest version of the popular GretagMacbeth color management software, has been selected by Epson to develop and distribute premium ICC profiles for the Epson Stylus Photo R800 printer. This award-winning Epson printer uses eight individual ink cartridges to create archival quality glossy and matte photo prints expected to last up to 200* years. Prints produced on the Epson Stylus Photo R800 printers provide unsurpassed clarity and detail, with resolution as great as 5760 x 1440 dpi. Announcing the collaboration on the development of printer profiles for this exacting printer, Jean-Yves Billon, Vice President Worldwide OEM Business at GretagMacbeth, commented: “We are pleased that Epson has recognized the capability and consistency of GretagMacbeth ProfileMaker 5, and relies on our software to develop premium ICC profiles for the Epson Stylus Photo R800. Photographers and photo finishers alike depend on both GretagMacbeth and Epson for quality photographic prints that faithfully duplicate the photographer’s work.” “Epson is in constant pursuit of the perfect photographic print and continually provides innovative technologies that enable photographers to exceed their vision,” said Patrick Chen, Product Manager, Epson America. “GretagMacbeth shares this same passion and we have chosen ProfileMaker 5 to create our next generation Epson Stylus Photo R800 premium ICC profiles, available for download at www.epson.com/spr800profiles.”




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