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Workflow Productivity And Flexibility Enhanced By New ECRM Rip

Press release from the issuing company

September 15, 2003 -- ECRM Imaging Systems is launching a new version of its highly successful ECRM RIP, which will bring new levels of productivity and flexibility to imagesetter and platesetter users. It can be purchased with new imaging devices or as an upgrade to existing systems. The new ECRM RIP software (version 6.2) is based on ultra-fast Harlequin technology and runs on NT, Windows 2000 and Mac-based platforms. It supports a very wide variety of file formats including those generated by all popular graphic design packages, new ProofReady drivers, overprinting of color managed jobs and implementation of an AppleTalk support option for Mac OS X and Windows XP. "The ECRM RIP has been installed at thousands of printers, repro shops and bureaus around the world," confirms Peter Wilkens, VP Marketing for ECRM. "Our customers like its robust design, unbeatable reliability and simple operation." This simple operation combined with a sophisticated feature set is the key to the success of the existing ECRM RIP. Many ECRM customers use it as the heart of a complete digital output management solution, customized to their needs by the numerous plug-in options available. In addition to the features and options of the existing product, the new Version 6.2 ECRM RIP software gives: * Media Savings, as a standard feature, to enable the RIP to automatically 'gang' pages from different jobs for the most efficient use of film. * Updates to existing ECRM RIP options, including ProofReady * Access to a much wider range of printers from Epson, HP, Encad and Canon * HQ Micro and Chain Screening * CIP3 press control information * TrapPro(tm) and TrapLite(tm) In-RIP trapping applications are available as options "With the new RIP upgrade, our existing users will see an improvement in image quality and productivity," confirms Wilkens. "In line with our policy of offering the highest value possible, we have aggressive pricing for the RIP and its options to enable all existing users to benefit from our state-of-the-art technology."