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First Maintenance Update for the new ColorGATE PRODUCTIONSERVER

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Press release from the issuing company

November 6, 2007 -- Flexibility, speed and production reliability. Those are the factors that spell perfection in digital printing services. With the launch of PRODUCTIONSERVER Generation 5.x in June 2007, ColorGATE now offers the "universal RIP solution for all applications": digital, centrally controlled high-end large-scale format printing, proofing, film production, photos and fine art. Now that the "teething troubles" of the past have been eliminated, Version 5.01 is available on the retail market for all ColorGATE products. Upgrade customers from version 4.x can take advantage of significant discounts.
ColorGATE Version 5.01 highlights: PRODUCTIONSERVER is the first large-scale print RIP solution to use DeviceLink technology. In addition to ICC color management, it is future-proof, even for the most demanding proofing. Innovative MEDIA DEVICE SYNCHRONIZATION (MDS) optionally calibrates identically built systems in the event of system and environment-related deviations. This guarantees maximum color consistency after the update from Version 4 to 5.01. MIM combinations can also be easily migrated from Version 4. A refreshing facelift of the user interface ensures an even better workflow, just like the completely new online help feature, the extensive white-print support and the optimization of the CONTAINER function or the horizontal TILING.
Apropos "printers": Many of the latest drivers (Epson, Canon, HP, Mutoh, NUR Expedio 3200/Revolution) are supported in PRODUCTIONSERVER 5.01 (For an overview, go to: www.colorgate.com). Another important aspect for Z-series HP Designjet users: The new "Print Monitor" uses the software to display ink quantity, status, color calibration and functions at a glance, thus eliminating the need for the page view on the printer's Web browser interface.
Choose from three different upgrade packages for PRODUCTIONSERVER 5.01:
ULTIMATE (full range of features at a discount price, incl. PROFILER and EXPRESS PROFILER Module for four printing systems)
SELECT (Basic version)
New in the ColorGATE portfolio: Attractively priced "5.01 Special Editions" for specific printing systems (incl. HP Designjet 8000, Mutoh Valuejet, Roland)
Up until the end of the year, ColorGATE will also make just as attractive upgrades available to Version-4.x users via the ColorGATE retail sales channels. Anyone who decides to purchase an upgrade up until 31.12. can also take advantage of a customer loyalty rebate: when ordered at the same time, the ColorGATE PROFILER Modules for integrated profiling solutions costs up to 300 euros less.
Version 5.01 will be demonstrated live in Cologne (Germany) at the HP booth at the "MacLive Expo" from November 15 to 18, 2007 and at the "Druckwelt Show" at Colormy, a ColorGATE sales partner from November 15 to 17, 2007. Also at "VISCOM Italy" from November 8 to 10 at Grafitalia and Sintesi, ColorGATE sales partner.




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