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MonacoEZcolor is Standard Color Software for Educating RIT Students

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Press release from the issuing company

ANDOVER, Mass.--June 19, 2002--Monaco Systems, Inc., a leader in the field of color management, announced that Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has chosen MonacoEZcolor as their ICC profiling software for use in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. RIT, one of the top universities in the world for digital capture, imaging, and processing, selected MonacoEZcolor for its ease-of-use; ability to create quality ICC profiles for scanners, monitors, and printers; and overall functionality and benefits. The award-winning MonacoEZcolor will be installed on all workstations within the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. This desktop application will introduce students to color management, a growing technology in the fields of professional photography, graphic design, and other creative-intensive industries. The students will also be able to purchase through the school the software for their personal use. "RIT recognizes the importance of preparing students in this program for real-world color management challenges. MonacoEZcolor is the perfect tool to teach the concepts of color-managed workflows with ICC profiles, preparing these students for careers in color-intensive industries." said George Adam, CEO of Monaco Systems. "This is truly a method by which what you see on screen becomes what you get off your printer," explained Bill DuBois, RIT photographic arts chair. "The goal is to let students working on a computer to predict how the final output will appear." MonacoEZcolor creates custom ICC profiles for monitors, scanners, and RGB and CMYK printers. Users can fine-tune their printer profiles as well as their device-link profiles, using the application's powerful and intuitive profile editing tools. These profiles, as part of a color managed workflow, provide accurate, consistent color between devices and paper types and save the time and expense of trial and error color corrections. The software interfaces with the MonacoSENSOR colorimeter, for accurate monitor calibration. For more information on MonacoEZcolor, please visit:http://www.monacosys.com/monacoezcolor.html. RIT's School of Photographic Arts and Sciences enrolls over 800 students in programs including advertising photography, photojournalism, fine art photography, imaging and photographic technology, biomedical photography and imaging systems management. For the past decade, SPAS has been ranked No. 1 for graduate programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, which has also ranked RIT overall as one of the nation's leading comprehensive universities.




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