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Color By Pergament Selects Kodak's MATCHPRINT Virtual Proofing System

Press release from the issuing company

Rochester, N.Y. August 10—Pergalink, a web-enabled solution that offers Color by Pergament’s clients a variety of digital services, expands its ability to help turn jobs around faster and more cost effectively with the integration of color accurate monitor proofing. Color by Pergament has added the KODAK MATCHPRINT Virtual Partner application, which integrates directly into the Pergalink website and database. The MATCHPRINT Virtual application software and color management technology allows real time online color accurate proof approval and collaboration. The SWOP-certified solution employs off-the-shelf approved LCD monitors. “Advances in color accuracy and consistency, combined with benefits such as ease of use, global accessibility and streamlined communications, make monitor proofing a necessity to optimize the value of Pergalink to our customers,” said Jeff Sinaw, President and Partner, Color by Pergament. “Kodak has been at the forefront of online proofing with MATCHPRINT Virtual and REALTIMEPROOF technologies, which fits with our intent to offer best-in-class solutions through Pergalink.” Pergalink brings together ten digital services and capabilities through one website for Color by Pergament’s agency and corporate clients. Designed to facilitate quicker production of jobs, stronger collaboration with customers and lower costs per image, Pergalink enables digital asset management, e-commerce, on demand and variable data printing, and more. “Pergalink delivers on the promise of digital technology and the web to make work quick, simple and efficient,” said Pat Lord, product manager, Kodak. “We look forward to supporting Color by Pergament’s efforts in providing their customers with the highest levels of digital services and production quality.” The MATCHPRINT Virtual Proofing System combines the convenience of REALTIMEPROOF technology with the color and accuracy of the KODAK MATCHPRINT Virtual Proofing technology. Utilizing high-end flat panel displays, the MATCHPRINT Virtual Proofing System – LCD simplifies installation requirements and enables personal proofing. The system combines one of five approved MATCHPRINT Virtual System – LCD monitors (the EIZO COLOREDGE 21", the APPLE Cinema Display 20" [plastic], the New APPLE Cinema Display 20"[metal], the APPLE Cinema Display 23" or the APPLE Cinema Display 30") with MATCHPRINT Virtual Proofing Monitor software, a MATCHPRINT Virtual calibrator and the full suite of the REALTIMEPROOF web-based proofing tools.