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Xitron Announces Navigator Elite Workflow Bundle

Press release from the issuing company

Ann Arbor, Michigan -- Xitron, the prepress industry's leading independent developer of prepress workflow and interface solutions, today announced the availability for North America of the Navigator Elite Workflow bundle, a full featured prepress workflow solution for commercial and in-plant printers.

Navigator Elite Workflow bundles include the premier workflow solution in the widely acclaimed Navigator GPS family in a complete bundle with:

- Navigator Elite Workflow software on preconfigured computer platform
- Onsite installation and training by Xitron Support Specialists
- Xitron TotalCare Support Program with unlimited telephone and email support
- Interface to one of more than 250 different output devices supported by Xitron

"To make the most of any new prepress workflow purchase, it is essential that the printer receive proper training and support," stated Mark Eisenschenk, Xitron's President and Chief Executive Officer.  "Xitron's Navigator Elite Workflow bundles are all-inclusive, providing the customer not only with the best workflow solution for their business but also the training and ongoing support necessary for them to achieve maximum benefit from their investment."

Navigator Elite Workflow is designed for prepress departments in need of no-nonsense, productive, and economical solutions that combine operator convenience with all the tools necessary to effectively drive prepress work to the pressroom. Some of those tools include:

- Integrated Imposition
- Ink Remapping
- User controllable job management and ticketing capabilities
- Integrated soft proofing
- Output device control and feedback at operator workstations
- PDF Creation and Preflighting

An exceptional tool for job tracking, load balancing, PDF creation, preflighting and automated job preparation; Navigator Elite Workflow includes features and capabilities that can substantially increase the productivity of the prepress department.

Imposition Integrator  stores impositions within the workflow alongside single-page files, preflight reports, proofs, and plate files. The Imposition Integrator was initially developed to work with Dynagram's inpO2, but will work with other imposition solutions as well.

Ink Remapping  allows the user to easily re-assign inks to specific plates, ensuring the proper numbers of plates are created for each job.

Scriptable Hot Folders  allow users to define the workflow to fit their needs, customizing the way Navigator Elite Workflow routes incoming jobs.

KeySetter  ink key calculator option prints a clearly labeled color chart of the calculated press ink key settings for each job, saving make-ready time even on presses without electronic ink key adjusters.

PRINTERnet,  Xitron's affordable web-to-print solution option, automates customer job submission, preflighting and raster proofing (from the production RIP) through a simple web interface. With PRINTERnet, the prepress operator's first interaction with a new job is often just a matter of releasing it to output.

Xitron offers Navigator Elite Workflow bundles in North America through Xitron's extensive network of prepress workflow solution providers. Outside North America, Xitron dealers and distributors provide somewhat similarly configured workflow solutions.

Special customer and competitive upgrade incentives are being offered now through June 30, 2009. To schedule an on-line demonstration or obtain more information about Xitron products visit www.xitron.com or contact a Xitron distributor or dealer worldwide.