Ann Arbor,MI - November 14, 2001 -- Xitron, an independent developer and integrator of Raster Image Processors, announced today the expansion of the Xenith product line. Xenith, previously available only as a full workflow package, is now offered in four levels from a basic RIP to the full workflow. By offering various levels and options of the Xenith product Xitron is providing an entry point and upgrade path for users to customize their system and add more automation as necessary.
The four levels include the Xenith, which is based on the latest Adobe PostScript 3 interpreter and includes a variety of features ranging from Adobe's Portable Job tickets, remote Mac and PC clients, PDF 1.4 support , Adobe in-RIP Trapping and support for over 150 output devices. Xenith-Lite is a version of the Xenith RIP without the Adobe in-RIP trapping. Xenith Extreme includes the Xenith Primer, Adobe Acrobat and the Enfocus PitStop tools providing a Normalized PDF workflow, preflight and the ability to view and edit PDF files. And the Xenith Workflow Extreme provides a complete prepress workflow solution including all the features in the above products with the addition of post-RIP imposition, HP Design Jet and Epson Stylus Pro proofing plugins, ROOM and NORM proofing, as well as archiving utilities to save your "virtual film". In addition, the workflow version is scalable with the ability to control multiple RIPs or other processes over the network. Individual options such as the proofer plugins are also available to add to the entry level Xenith RIPs.
"The four levels of the Xenith product line provide an Adobe RIP solution for printers at all levels." explains R. Patrick French, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "The base Xenith is a very robust Adobe RIP and an excellent place for our customers to start building an automated prepress workflow. Options ranging from proofing or in-RIP trapping to post-RIP imposition can be added as it is needed into the RIP. "
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