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Harlequin and Motorola Form Strategic Alliance

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February 28, 2001 - Harlequin, a subsidiary of Global Graphics (EASDAQ: GLGR) announced today that it is teaming with the Motorola Computer Group (NYSE: MOT), the world's leading supplier of embedded computing platforms for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), to combine Harlequin's RIP (Raster Image Processor) technology on Motorola's boards to provide high-end embedded RIP solutions for digital printing, imaging devices and imaging applications. Digital printing equipment manufacturers will be able to shorten their development cycles and time-to-market by incorporating off-the-shelf embedded RIP solutions from Motorola and Harlequin. These solutions are targeted at mid-range to high-end multi-function peripherals, copiers, and printers, large format printers, digital printing systems, and digitalservers. The embedded RIP is based on Harlequin's well-known high-performance Jaws PostScript(R) Language Level III compatible interpreter. Designed to support a wide range of system architectures and operating systems, the Jaws(TM) RIP offers a compact and highly efficient 'kernel' interpreter. Its sophisticated graphics and color handling routines and its support for the multiple input formats make the Jaws RIP an ideal solution for embedded controllers for both monochrome and color printers and peripherals.

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