Xinet Donates the Xinet WebNative Suite to the Institute for Graphics and Imaging
Press release from the issuing company
BERKELEY, California -- September 5, 2007 – Xinet, Inc., the leader in digital asset management (www.xinet.com), today announced the donation of the Xinet WebNative Suite to the new Institute for Graphics and Imaging (IGI) on the campus of the Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Xinet's donation will enable students at IGI to get hands-on experience using a leading Digital Asset Management (DAM) system, which has become a vital tool in the printing, publishing and graphic design industries.
IGI is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the printing and publishing industries through the development of public workshops, custom training programs and applied research.
"Xinet has been an integral part of printing, publishing and graphic design for almost twenty years. They've been innovators in so many areas - from introducing the first vendor-neutral UNIX solution for OPI image swapping and print spooling, to enabling asset management via the Internet, and more recently as the first DAM vendor to support embedded XMP metadata. Our mission at the Institute for Graphics and Imaging is to provide adult learners with hands-on training using industry-leading tools, so we are grateful for Xinet's recent donation," said Hal Hinderliter, director of IGI.
Xinet is a strong supporter of graphic arts education, having donated software to other leading educational facilities, RIT's School of Print Media, and the Graphic Communication Institute (GrCI) at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Hinderliter is an author and lecturer on graphic arts workflows, who has published several articles about digital asset management, He will be delivering a seminar on DAM at Graph Expo September 9, 2007 in Chicago.
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