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ColorRay Print Server for Wide-Format Plotters Now Available for Sun Solaris

Press release from the issuing company

Portland, OR (March 4, 2002) -- Fusion Systems International, an independent developer of Unix based digital prepress workflow solutions, announced today the release of ColorRay software for directly driving color proofers and wide format color plotters. Fusion ColorRay runs exclusively on the Sun Microsystem Solaris 8 operating system to provide extremely fast postscript processing with automated ICC color management. ColorRay is powerful enough to drive multiple plotters simultaneously with the key advantage of having only one RIP to maintain, including all ICC color management set-ups. Plotters and smaller format color proofers receive ready to plot data over standard TCP/IP ethernet networks enabling a single Sun workstation or server to drive multiple color proofing devices. Up to four wide format plotters can be supported simultaneously. Devices supported include all RTL devices, including all HP DesignJet plotters through the 60" Designjet 5000, and all Epson Stylus Pro professional proofers and wide format plotters including the StylusPro 10000. ColorRay is an efficient, economical, accurate color proofing solution that combines a powerful Unix PostScript level 3 RIP, Harlequin ICC Profile Processing (HIPP), five levels of dispersed (stochastic) screening, monitor soft proofing, and media savings for a complete proofing solution. Other features include licensed Pantone color libraries, automatic RGB and spot color conversion to CMYK, and print spooling. Rapid processing of PostScript, PDF, PDF-X, TIFF, EPS, DCS and optionally TIFF-IT file formats is supported. ColorRay can be added to an existing Sun server or economically installed on a new Sun Blade 100, or 1000, workstation.