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Tilia Labs Releases new Enfocus Switch App, an Open-Source Development Project

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Tilia Phoenix Connect now available to download from the Enfocus App store

Ottawa, Canada – Tilia Labs, Inc. (tilialabs.com), leading developer of planning, imposition, and Artificially Intelligent software solutions has announced release of its latest tilia Phoenix connection for Enfocus Switch workflow management software. For the first time the Phoenix configurator is available as an app, downloadable from the Enfocus Switch App Store.

Support for tilia Phoenix 7.0

The tilia Phoenix Connect app now makes the latest planning and imposition advances of Phoenix version 7.0 easily accessible and available for integrating with existing, cross-vendor systems across all print applications.

Open-Source Development Project

In an entirely new development, Tilia Labs has also chosen to open-source the app moving forward, enabling industry practitioners to directly influence the future evolution of the product. A repository for tilia Phoenix Connect is hosted on GitHub, the specialist provider of Internet hosting for software development and version control. Anyone interested in building onto the functionality of tilia Phoenix can download the source code to edit it or add to it. Contributors can submit their new code for review by Tilia Labs and potential incorporation in a future release.

New Features Now Supported

Tilia Phoenix Connect brings a broad base of Enfocus Switch users new game-changing imposition capabilities of tilia Phoenix 7.0 including:

  • Support for book work with bound imposition
  • New dynamic properties to control trims, folding patters, creep, and n-up
  • Industry-first IoT integration with Zünd Cut Center for real-time cut time estimation
  • Tiling of oversized graphics
  • Lane-based planning for web-fed label and commercial print devices
  • Smart lead-ins that separate SKUs with dynamic keywords and barcodes for automated finishing

New modules in 7.0 offer the ability to create custom scriptable smart marks, as well as ADA-compliant Braille text in a matter of seconds. The new Metrix Migration Module makes transition to tilia Phoenix easier than ever and worry-free, ensuring legacy planning data are maintained intact. A full list of new features is available on the Tilia Labs website.

Enfocus Switch is used worldwide by thousands of professionals across the graphic arts industry. The Enfocus Appstore is an online marketplace which allows users to instantly buy and use applications to extend their Switch workflows and operations.


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