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Scanvec Amiable PhotoPRINT 3 Now bundled with GretagMacbeth Eye-One Pro

Press release from the issuing company

For Large Format Digital Printing Professionals Philadelphia, PA, October 30, 2002 – Scanvec Amiable, a global leader in graphics software solutions, and GretagMacbeth, worldwide technological leader in color measurement and management solutions, announced today the availability of the PhotoPRINT 3 RIP software solutions bundled with the Eye-One Pro spectrophotometer. This strategic alliance places Scanvec Amiable in an excellent market position to provide a complete, high quality and accurate large format digital printing software solution, at an attractive price. Initially, the Eye-One will support Scanvec Amiable RIP software solutions in linearizing large format printers to achieve optimum printing results. New color management functionalities planned to be added to Scanvec Amiable RIP software early in 2003 that will take full advantage of Eye-One’s spectral measurement capabilities. Accurate and effective color management is vital as creative professionals take on digital printing, digital photography, digital proofing, signmaking and screenprinting. The award-winning GretagMacbeth Eye-One Pro device measures in both reflective and transmissive modes, quickly and accurately scans color patches, and measures both CRT and flat panel displays. Designed to meet the needs of the creative market, the Eye-One ensures consistent color reproduction across a wide range of media, eliminating guesswork and wasted proofs. The Eye-One is powered by a USB connection, requires no additional power supply, and can be used with both the Mac and PC. The all-new Scanvec Amiable PhotoPRINT 3 Family RIP software solution, presents new feature-rich applications specifically designed for large format digital printing. With five different packages of software, PhotoPRINT 3 offers a professional solution for every level of user and budget range. And, unlike competing software that offer different performance levels of RIPs for their various software packages, the PhotoPRINT 3 Family offers genuine Adobe‚ PostScript‚ 3 technology with all RIP products. "We selected the Eye-One Pro device based on its' superior performance, flexibility and ease-of-use." said Daniel Montanez, Product Manager, at Scanvec Amiable. "The Eye-One and our RIP software solution provides Scanvec Amiable end users a cost-effective way to produce professional and optimal results at an excellent price performance ratio." "We are excited to participate with Scanvec Amiable to validate our ease-of use standards for the demanding digital printing professional, while enabling GretagMacbeth's technology to reach an even broader audience." said Dr. Iris Mangelschots, Vice President of Worldwide OEM Sales, at GretagMacbeth. "This is a key milestone in furthering our relationship with Scanvec Amiable on a worldwide basis and supports our efforts to establish i1 as the standard for color measurement." About Scanvec Amiable: Scanvec Amiable is the recognized global leader, enabling the professional graphics manufacturing industry in creating innovative and cutting edge displays. Scanvec Amiable offers complete and professional software solutions for the sign making, digital printing, and CAD/CAM for CNC manufacturing industries. Scanvec Amiable is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Scanvec Amiable has additional offices in San Juan Capistrano, CA., and Brussels, Belgium.