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Ricoh Announces New Ricoh Web Font Collection

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Press release from the issuing company

InfoPrint Font Collection Version 3.2 Provides Easy, Flexible Document Customization and Globalization
BOULDER, Colo. – Ricoh Production Print Solutions LLC (Ricoh), a leading provider of digital output solutions, today announced the latest InfoPrint Font Collection.  InfoPrint Font Collection enables users to increase the appeal of their business communications by controlling document appearance to reinforce their brand, customize Advanced Function Presentation (AFP) documents with popular documents and globalize AFP documents quickly and easily.
Ricoh's InfoPrint Font Collection V3.2 consists of character sets and AFP code pages that allow users to print standard documents using familiar typefaces. It also includes AFP raster fonts, AFP outline fonts and TrueType/OpenType typefaces for printing Unicode-encoded AFP data.  The InfoPrint Font Collection Version 3.2 allows users to:

  • Enable the creation of AFP applications in popular typefaces found in Microsoft and Apple applications
  • Enhance the readability of business communications to help achieve their intended effects
  • Draw attention to specific items, create emphasis and improve readers' responsiveness to business communications
  • Customize the appearance of documents to express the organization's style and tone
  • Permit the globalization of AFP applications in multiple languages using a single font
  • Improve print quality on high-resolution printers

 The new font collection allows users to continue using their current applications and printers that use raster fonts, while also giving them the tools to improve output quality with the use of AFP outline fonts.  For users planning to migrate to TrueType or OpenType technology, this latest version simplifies the migration process by offering a starter set of fonts.  When combined with Ricoh solutions such as InfoPrint Manager and Ricoh ProcessDirector, raster fonts can automatically be substituted with equivalent AFP outline fonts, offering improved print quality on compatible high-resolution printers.
"Businesses are looking stay ahead of the competition and make their communications resonate with their customers," said Eric Staples, senior product manager, software, Ricoh.  "InfoPrint Font Collection Version 3.2 empowers business to make their communications more attractive and expressive by providing an easy, efficient way to customize the typeface their AFP documents to fit their specific needs across the globe."
For more information about InfoPrint Font Collection Version 3.2, click here


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