Chicago, IL (September 29, 2003) Xinet, Inc., a leading developer of high-performance workflow and asset management solutions, is showing its WebNative Custom Image Order tool at Graph Expo. Custom Image Order is an Internet browser-based tool that makes customized versions of any image and downloads them with a single click. While Xinet's core technology has long provided web previews of images residing on WebNative servers, there is now a GUI that runs in any standard browser and allows printers, prepress companies and their customers to repurpose images in 13 formats with zero time, cost or effort.
At Graph Expo, booth # 4649, Xinet is showing the Custom Image Order tool and other features of WebNative, FullPress, the leading prepress server software, and WebNative Venture, an integrated, web-enabled, digital asset management database.
"Xinet's custom image generation is a huge time saver, because repurposing can be done quickly and easily," said Dan DeBartolo, VP of Marketing Services at Ryan Partnership, a $100 million advertising agency headquartered in Wilton, CT, with nine U.S. offices.
"We only have to put one image up. If we need it for a print ad, it can be pulled down as a high-resolution EPS. If we need the image for a PowerPoint presentation, it can be pulled down as a 72 DPI RGB JPEG," DeBartolo said.
The Custom Image Order tool is currently available and free of charge to all users of the current version of WebNative.
"The demand for on-the-fly image repurposing and delivery is growing as rapidly as deployment time is shrinking," said Xinet CEO Scott Seebass. "When delivering different pieces of a total job to your customer, Custom Image Order is a critical value-added service to offer." Using WebNative, anyone in need of art simply drops images into an online "basket", selects a conversion profile, and downloads the resulting repurposed images. Images can be transferred securely over the public Internet or private intranet. They arrive in the appropriate colorspace, image format (including EPS, TIFF, BMP, GIF and various JPEGs), and resolution for the targeted output media.
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