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Fusion Systems International Upgrades Fusion Workflows

Press release from the issuing company

July 11, 2008. Portland, OR -- Fusion Systems International (http://www.fusionsystems.com) today announced that it has begun shipping new releases of Fusion Workflows and RIPs designed specifically for higher productivity by taking full advantage of the latest Quad and Dual Quad Core hardware available from Apple and a wide range of PC and server manufacturers. The new solutions are dramatically faster than previously offered versions, and feature new capabilities.

New multi-thread-enabled versions of Fusion Systems International's DigiPage ROOM Workflow and also FTIFF workflow accelerator also provide lighting-fast file processing, automated file routing and halftone dot digital proofing. All Fusion Systems' solutions are available for both Apple OS X and Microsoft Windows. Additional information and free trial versions of the new RIP release are available for downloading from Fusion Systems International's Website at http://www.FusionSystems.com.

Additional new Fusion RIP capabilities include:

    •    Native file processing support for PDF 1.7 files

    •    Pre-rastered PDF Output for JDF Workflows

    •    Native file processing support for Microsoft XPS 1.0 files

    •    Look-up Table (LUT) support for the new Pantone GOES Colors

Also included as part of this release is a new version of Print Production Manager (PPM) a Web-browser based interface for controlling print queues and performing soft-proofing from any workstation on the network. PPM also provides detailed file processing and real-time production status information to keep work running smoothly.

Fusion Workflows and RIPs provide unsurpassed speed, flexibility and a rich set of optional features such as trapping, font emulation, auto-color conversion, ICC color management, advanced screening, post-RIP imposition, automated file routing, CIP3, and more. These industry standards enable customers of Fusion Systems International to easily tailor solutions for driving film or CTP imagers, DI presses, digital proofers, and wide-format printing.