Caldera Graphics supports the large format printer OCTOPUS from Grapo
Press release from the issuing company
Strasbourg, France, October,19th , 2004 -- Caldera Graphics is an innovative developer of advanced RIP software and a leader in graphic solutions for Mac OS X, Linux and UNIX. Caldera now supports the new large format printer OCTOPUS from Grapo in its professional RIP solutions.
Outstanding RIP solutions for the driving of the OCTOPUS
The “Copy” range
This range is made of an integrated desktop for Scan-to-Print and File-to-Print. Based on an architecture created for the processing of very large files, it is the perfect answer to the productivity constraints of photo labs, architects or communication agencies. The range takes full advantage of the Caldera know-how in color management. Anybody can easily use the color management features in this range. No training is needed. The “Copy” range allows to work quickly with more productivity and can help anybody create added value. The “Copy” range has in standard a “Step&Repeat” function allowing to duplicate a print while optimizing the space on the paper. The prints are automatically organized to avoid media wastage.
The “Visual” range: a series of professional large format printing servers for the processing of color productions
VisualRIP is a client / server solution for processing and large format color printing. VisualRIP is multi-task and multi-peripheral and can handle and process data from all platforms and all types of graphic applications. VisualRIP contains in standard a PostScript/PDF and a Tiff-IT RIP engine as well as the reading, the visualisation and the edition of Spot Colors embedded in EPS files, for a perfect restitution on every printer. VisualRIP+ allows to use tiling and nesting features. VisualRIP+ also offers task automation with workflow and hotfolders.
The Caldera Graphics solutions are shipped with more than 800 ICC profiles in standard. Each peripheral can be characterized by an ICC profile. The «Visual» range is open and is able to import a profile and to recognize profiles for most branded media.
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