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Enfocus' New PitStop Professional 7 Wins a Best of Show Award at On Demand

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Encino, CA - May 19, 2006 - Enfocus, the world leader in PDF quality management solutions for print production, is proud to announce that its just-released PitStop Professional 7 has received a Best of Show Award from the organizers of the On Demand Conference and Expo held in Philadelphia, PA from May 16-18, 2006. At the ceremony held at the show, Enfocus Executive Vice President Patrick Van Dam accepted the Award from On Demand show management company, Questex Media Group, Inc., which partnered with renowned independent research firm BERTL to produce the awards program. PitStop Professional 7 Wins in Design/Prepress Category The On Demand Best of Show submissions were judged in six general categories, with one award presented in each. Enfocus' PitStop Professional 7, the newest version of the company's flagship product already in use by over 70,000 professionals worldwide, won in the Design/ Prepress category. BERTL's Dave Sweetnam, vice president, Research and Content Development; Karl Rudisill, director, Digital Production Division; and Rich McAllister, senior solutions and market analyst, acted as award judges. To participate, On Demand Conference and Expo exhibiting companies were permitted to submit two products that were introduced after June 1, 2005 and generally available at the time of the event. "Congratulations to all of the winners. They all demonstrated exceptional innovation in the digital printing and document management industries," says Christina Condos, group director, Technology Events for Questex. "It was exciting to see the new developments in imaging processes," adds Sweetnam. "This year's winners demonstrated the rapid advances the digital printing community is making and are truly deserving of recognition." PDF Quality Control and Automation with No Human Intervention With almost ten years in the marketplace and over 100,000 users worldwide, Enfocus is reaching deeper into the growing digital and quick print segments with increasingly advanced PDF applications. These solutions were designed for novices through expert production personnel, for the fastest turnaround as well as the highest quality commercial work. Van Dam says that Enfocus' strong development path over the years has allowed the company to build increasing intelligence into its PDF solutions, in order to relieve graphic arts and communications professionals of time-consuming processes that can be automated without quality compromise. "We're gratified that literally days just out of the gate, PitStop Professional 7 is already being recognized for its innovation. The entire Enfocus team worked hard to deliver this newest version of our flagship product with enhancements and features we believe will continue to make our technology popular and essential to graphic arts professionals," says Van Dam. All Enfocus Products Use Certified PDF Technology for Quality Control All Enfocus products are built on the company's Certified PDF technology, which insures reliable file exchange from creation through processing, review, approval, and output. Files that are "Certified PDF" are guaranteed to conform to print and output specifications and therefore, print properly the first time. PitStop Professional (New 7.0) Enfocus PitStop Professional's PDF editing and industry standard-compliant preflight capabilities allow advanced quality checking and last minute correction. Global Change and Action List features allow automated modifications to entire documents. Enfocus Certified PDF technology embeds the quality status in the file for easy file exchange.

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