T/R Systems and RIT Partner to Offer Print-on-Demand Education
Press release from the issuing company
Atlanta, GA – February 19, 2001 – T/R SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: TRSI), a leader in developing innovative solutions for the management and production of digital documentcommunications, announced today a partnership with the Rochester Institute of Technology School of Printing to help educate students on the latest technologies for the management and production of digital document communications. The School of Printing, part of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, offers classes covering the full range of digital imaging technology, including printing, design, photography, and art.
“We are enthusiastic about the impact this partnership will have on the students at RIT,” said Michael Kohlsdorf, President and CEO of T/R Systems. “These students will now have the chance to enhance their digital printing education through hands-on technical training.”
Through this partnership, RIT received a MicroPress® connected to five print devices. The MicroPress will be used for undergraduate and graduate digital printing and graphics communications courses within the Schools of Printing, Graphic Design and Photography.
As part of the digital printing and graphic communication courses, students will be required to become proficient in the use of the MicroPress and complete a project on every connected printer. Educators at RIT expect the use of the MicroPress to broaden to the entire College of Imaging Arts and Sciences as the system is introduced to more students.
“Offering the MicroPress to our student body increases their exposure to leading technologies available in the real world,” said Frank Romano, Chair of RIT’s School of Printing. “Using the MicroPress will ultimately make the students more employable, as they will be conversant about present, not past, technology.”
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