GretagMacbeth Highlights Color Management Solutions at Seybold
Press release from the issuing company
SAN FRANCISCO, CA; September 25, 2001 — At Seybold San Francisco in booth 2129 GretagMacbeth is demonstrating the broad scope of its color management solutions designed to cover the full range of steps in the graphic arts production workflow from design and image capture through prepress and print production.
Products being demonstrated in the booth include:
· Eye-One spectrophotometers for profiling monitors, scanners and all output devices;
· the newest versions of Eye-One Match and Eye-One Share for the creative community;
· the recently announced ProfileMaker 4.0 for creating ICC profiles, including multi-color;
· the recently announced iCColor 200 automated spectral chart reader;
· iQueue color management workflow software;
· three color management solutions, built around ProfileMaker 4.0: (1) Eye-One Pro bundled with ProfileMaker 4.0; (2) iCColor Bundle combining ProfileMaker 4.0, iCColor spectral chart reader & Eye-One Monitor and (3) the top of the line iProfile Pro Bundle which includes ProfileMaker 4.0, Spectrolino, SpectroScan T, a Digital Camera Module and iQueue 140 workflow software;
· Spectrolino for measuring monitors, spot colors and the SpectroScan automatic x/y table for hands-free test chart measurement
GretagMacbeth’s Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Iris Mangelschots, commented that “GretagMacbeth is unique in that we are the only supplier that can provide such an integrated, fully compatible suite of color management and color control systems to the full range of graphic arts professionals including designers, digital photographers, prepress and print production professionals. Our solutions are intended to help streamline color management in the graphic arts workflow and deliver increased efficiency, unparalleled speed and accuracy.”
Enhancements to Eye-One
The Eye-One color management system provides an easy-to-use, cost-effective approach to measuring and profiling monitors, including flat panel displays, and all input and output devices. GretagMacbeth announces that both Eye-One Match profiling software and Eye-One Share color creation, evaluation and communication software is now compatible with Mac OS X. In addition, the software is now available in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese. The Eye-One Web site, www.i1color.com, has been localized and is now accessible in French, Italian, German and Spanish.
GretagMacbeth is also demonstrating several new features for Eye-One, including a new diagnostic tool with which users can verify that the Eye-One spectrophotometer is operating correctly. Eye-One made its debut earlier this year at Seybold Seminars Boston and received a Hot Pick from the editorial staff of The Seybold Report, as well as a Must See ‘Em Award at the recently held Print 01 show.
New ProfileMaker 4.0
GretagMacbeth announced the latest version 4.0 of ProfileMaker software at the Print 01 exhibition in Chicago held earlier this month. Foremost among its new features is support for multi-channel output devices capable of 5-, 6- and 7-channel output including Hexachrome , plus many enhancements to its ProfileEditor, MeasureTool and ColorPicker modules.
New iCColor 200
GretagMacbeth is also showing the new iCColor200 automated spectral chart reader at Seybold San Francisco. Introduced at Print 01, this high precision unit can scan in both x and y direction automatically and read a chart with 288 patches in 2-3 minutes. This automatic, hands-free approach ensures precise, error-free measurements every time and eliminates the need to hand-feed multiple strips through the device.
Comprehensive family of color management solutions
GretagMacbeth will be showing three color management solutions, built around ProfileMaker 4.0. The first being Eye-One Pro bundled with ProfileMaker 4.0 which is ideal for the creative and the photographer that not only wants to build and apply profiles, but also wants the ability to edit them. The second solution is the iCColor Bundle combining ProfileMaker 4.0, the iCColor spectral chart reader & Eye-One Monitor giving prepress houses affordable, highly accurate and automated instruments plus one of the most powerful profiling software packages on the market. The third solution being shown is the top of the line iProfile Pro Bundle which is designed specifically for demanding high-end prepress houses. This bundle includes ProfileMaker 4.0, Spectrolino, SpectroScan T, a Digital Camera Module and iQueue 140 workflow software.
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