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EFI Expands Digital Color Technology to the On Demand and Graphic Arts Markets

Press release from the issuing company

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--March 1, 2004-- EFI, the world leader in digital imaging and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing, today announced their technology contribution to new HP products that brings EFI's industry-leading print server technology to the professional printing markets. EFI will provide a robust digital front-end based on the company's renowned Fiery S300 color print server technology optimized for the high-speed HP Color 9850mfp, a reliable, network-ready multifunction product for demanding color document production environments. "EFI is delighted to work with HP to deliver high-quality solutions to demanding customers in the printing market," said Jim Kano, VP of Worldwide OEM Sales, EFI. "Our newest S300 Fiery technology provides professional print and graphics arts professionals with outstanding productivity, advanced production workflow, industry-leading color print capabilities and increased consistency." The Fiery S300 server drives the HP Color 9850mfp at full engine speed offering users in the graphics arts industry exceptional performance, superior color quality control and the comprehensive Fiery System software, which was named Best Graphic Arts Color Software in the BERTL's Best(TM) 2003 Digital Office Awards. Key features to Fiery System software include: The Bertl Award winning Command WorkStation(TM) for efficient management and manipulation of jobs; ColorWise for flexible controls to achieve the highest quality color output; and Fiery Scan for feature-rich scans that can be emailed, faxed, FTP'd or stored on a local hard drive. Options for the feature-rich Fiery S300 server include: The Fiery Graphics Arts Package delivering a comprehensive set of tools to help graphic arts professionals achieve their vision of color and print quality, the EFI Color Profiler to enable the creation of ICC profiles for CMYK digital printers and Fiery DocBuilder Pro(TM) to edit and assemble entire documents before RIPping the files.