Imaging Technologies Launches ColorBlind Matchbox v5.0 for Windows
Thursday, September 18, 2003
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17 -- Imaging Technologies Corporation a leading developer and supplier of color management software, today announced the release of ColorBlind Matchbox v.5.0 for Microsoft Windows-equipped PC's. ColorBlind Matchbox v5.0 is an all-in-one ICC compatible color matching solution for the PC. The software is a tool for creating profiles for color consistence for any color device using International Color Consortium (ICC) standards. A colorimeter (a $250 value) is provided for creating printer profiles, profile editing, spot color calibration, and image proofing. Users are provided all the tools needed for creating and maintaining ICC profiles in one package. Matchbox also includes the latest version of ColorBlind ProveIt! The most requested function of ICC based color management is to get a monitor to simulate what prints. ColorBlind ProveIt! calibrates and profiles both LCD and CRT color monitors to provide the connection needed to accurately view the color in the file. The new Matchbox release also includes support for the latest Spectrocam and Eye One versions for printer profiles and Gamma 4 for display profiles. The product is available immediately and sells for a price of $645. Other ColorBlind Products ColorBlind Professional is professional-level ICC profiling software for Mac and PC. It is widely used by color professionals who demand complete control over all aspects of output profiles. The Professional version is bundled with ColorBlind ProveIt! and ColorBlind Edit to provide a complete ICC solution from scanner to monitor to print. ColorBlind Edit for Windows and Macintosh OS X are applications that utilize ICC device profiles for viewing and editing images with unprecedented accuracy and speed. The user can open an image, assign the ICC profile for the input device that created the image, view the image in correct color based on a ColorSync System Profile (monitor profile), and perform color corrections with basic or professional-level editing tools. "Edit" can also provide a soft proof by assigning a destination profile so the monitor will display what the image will look like when printed to the selected output device. ColorBlind ELITE is an all-in-one color matching system. Users get all the tools needed to match color from scan to print -- automatically -- including ICC profiling software, software for fine-tuning profiles for precise spot color calibration. ColorBlind ColoRite is targeted at the digital camera market. The product, when bundled with digital cameras, provides end users with a simple application containing entry-level color management tools. ColorBlind ColorMatic creates quality custom profiles, image capture, display, and output devices, including color scanners, digital cameras, CRT and flat panel monitors, and digital RGB printers. It creates profiles for scanners and cameras with its own custom target has been designed and included for ease of use. Printer profiles can be created using your scanner as a measuring instrument, instead of expensive color measuring equipment. Profiles are in your operating system automatically for use with any ICC compatible application Further information is available by calling the ColorBlind Sales Manager at (858) 451-6120, or at www.color.com.