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PROLATUS Debuts At Seybold Boston Conference

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Boston (Seybold), April 10, 2001 - PROLATUS Inc., an innovative softwarecompany serving the graphic arts industry, is using Seybold Seminars Boston 2001 (April 10-12) to make its official debut. At a press conference being held today, PROLATUS unveiled a suite of solutions for simple and fast transmission and production, on even the largest image files, over any Internet connection. PROLATUS, founded by a group of long-time digital photography and prepress professionals, has received a coveted Seybold Editors' Hot Pick from the editors of Seybold Publications. "This is all about simplicity," said PROLATUS CEO Jeff Hoekstra. "Fast and simple image transfer and production with no compromises or heavy burdens on people, equipment, or budgets." Because PROLATUS' patent-pending Catalyst Technology(TM) speeds-up workflows, it enables users to save time and eliminate costly shipping associated with getting images through production. Distributed production workflows are scaleable and deployment is simple. Says Gary Lundberg, Manager at Quad/Graphics, the world's largest privately owned printer and one of PROLATUS' first customers and an early beta tester. "This new software system is able to support heavyweight color workflows on minimal bandwidth. PROLATUS Catalyst Technology is breaking new ground. Besides the very cost effective use of bandwidth dollars, many new workflows are now possible. We like to call it 'color OPI'." PROLATUS' proven, bandwidth-independent Catalyst Technology is the foundation of the PROLATUS product line. Catalyst Technology software modules eliminate the traditional limitations and/or inefficiencies associated with moving and handling large digital images. In addition, Catalyst's highly extensible architecture allows for great flexibility in meeting the unique needs of businesses both large and small.