Ann Arbor, Michigan – August 25, 2008 – Xitron, the prepress industry's leading independent developer and integrator of Raster Image Processors, RIP management software and workflow solutions, today announced that its will debut a new online job submission and proofing solution along with demonstrating advanced workflow solutions based on the latest Adobe PDF print engine and Harlequin RIP technologies at the Graph Expo show October 26-29 in Chicago.
Highlights of the exhibit include:
- Navigator GPS 8 workflow for Harlequin RIPs
- Xenith Sierra workflow based on the Adobe PDF Print Engine technology
- PrinterNET web submission and online proofing solution
Navigator GPS 8 incorporates Harlequin core RIP technology from Global Graphics Software along with Xitron's widely adopted Navigator RIP Manager workflow solution. Navigator GPS 8 includes native support for PDF1.7 and XPS v1.0. In addition, a PDF soft-proofing plug-in option creates a raster PDF of jobs for final client approval.
Xenith Sierra, based on the Adobe PDF Print Engine, is Xitron's premier offering in the Xenith workflow family. Xenith Sierra will accept and process PDF files in their native mode providing a true end-to-end PDF workflow.
PRINTERnet, an automated online job submission and proofing solution automates prepress departments by providing:
- Online job submission and proofing
- Integrated preflighting
- Automated job status notification
- Workflow integration
- Integrated PDF option
PRINTERnet enhances the printer's prepress department capabilities by extending its operation from normal business hours to a 24/7 operation. PRINTERnet automatically accepts, preflights the file and generates a soft proof of the job.
"Xitron is pleased to be one of the first vendors to deliver on the technology demonstrated at drupa earlier this year" stated Mark Eisenschenk, Xitron's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our software products offer customers the features and productivity enhancements they need to be competitive in today's market."
Xitron products are available through a network of OEMs, distributors, dealers, and system integrators worldwide. Xitron RIPs and workflow solutions drive more than 250 different output devices ranging from black and white and color proofers to film imagesetters and the latest in CTP and direct-to-press systems. With shipments of more than 16,000 RIPs, Xitron is the largest independent provider of RIPs in the market. For more information about Xitron products, visit Xitron on the web at www.xitron.com.
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