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EFI Delivers Latest Solutions for Dealers at ITEX

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Las Vegas, Nevada - February 5, 2004 - EFI, the world leader in digital imaging and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing, showcases its latest line of printing solutions at ITEX 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada in booth number 335. EFI's powerful products are designed to increase revenue, reduce costs and increase efficiency for enterprise environments, dealers and resellers. Solutions on display at ITEX include: EFI Intelligent Device Management(tm) (IDM) EFI's breakthrough IDM solution provides remote monitoring of copiers and printers, automates meter reads for accurate and timely billing. This solution also receives immediate notice of error codes for improved service, tracking consumables levels for streamlined replenishment and increases customer satisfaction. EFI ROI Print Manager(tm) ROI Print Manager is a print cost management tool for enterprise environments. This solution moves print jobs from desktop inkjets to office MFPs enabling least-cost printing and limits the proliferation of inkjet printers. EFI ROI also drives cost savings, improves customer satisfaction and creates professional services opportunities. EFI Digital StoreFront EFI Digital StoreFront (DSF) is a customer owned and branded web site and transaction server that manages print procurement. It allows print providers to leverage the Internet to streamline and automate print ordering and production processes. A simple interface allows print customers to submit native files from their PC or network, view PDF proofs of their documents and select job specifications. Once all customer and job information is entered, Digital StoreFront creates a job ticket and the file is automatically submitted into the print provider's workflow. EFI Balance EFI Balance maximizes print production capacity by managing multiple devices as a group. The software automatically balances large jobs across print devices, splitting color and monotone pages and intelligently routing jobs to the most efficient printers in the group. The new Balance version 3.0 provides centralized management of up to 16 devices with efficient unified job ticketing and composition of complex documents. Balance 3.0 also integrates with Xerox DigiPath software, accepting and processing job tickets for output to any printer. Balance's scalable software modules fit the specific production needs of in-plants, print-for-pay shops, book publishers, advertising agencies and more. EFI MicroPress EFI MicroPress is a scalable production workflow solution that optimizes throughput and maximizes efficiencies. Leveraging the latest platform and operating system technology, MicroPress delivers powerful digital prepress and workflow management for black-and-white and color printers. The MicroPress universal servers enable any print environment to simply plug into a digital workflow to maximize productivity and print quality for all print environments from corporate workgroups to high volume print-on-demand operations. The flexible, scalable design provides a growth path to meet future demands with color and black & white engines, RIPs and software features easily added.