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Next Generation EFI MicroPress Launches at On Demand

Press release from the issuing company

NEW YORK--March 8, 2004-- EFI, the world leader in digital imaging and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing, today announced version 6.3 of EFI MicroPress, its powerful digital prepress and production workflow management solution for optimizing productivity of color and black & white printers. MicroPress 6.3 offers expanded engine support and greater workflow efficiency to maximize productivity and print quality for all print environments from corporate workgroups to high volume Print-on-Demand operations. MicroPress 6.3 features new enhancements across all areas of functionality, including usability improvements, connectivity to new printers/copiers, and the ability to integrate with EFI Digital StoreFront(TM) web submission and procurement software. New automated archiving, advanced document editing and imposition features, and intuitive color management tools also improve workflow performance and deliver accurate, high quality output. "We are pleased to announce new enhanced features to the MicroPress, continuing to make it easy for any print environment to simply plug into a digital workflow to maximize productivity and print quality," said Mehran Farimani, VP of Advanced Server Products, EFI. "With its advanced scanning, job composition, and production printing capabilities, MicroPress offers a powerful post-RIP production workflow solution that reduces costs and boosts profits." Key New Features: Expanded engine support for Canon CLC 1180, 1140, and 1110 color copiers Improved performance in small job workflows, automated archiving and new open job ticket format in PrintStation Manager application New intuitive color management interface for quicker, easier control of color rendering levels New Universal Curve format, spot and custom color editing for achieving precisely accurate color results Leading document editing features provide advanced imposition, edge masking and creep capabilities for automating document clean-up and improving productivity For a demonstration of MicroPress 6.3 please visit the EFI booth (#3119) at On Demand, March 8-10, 2004, at Javits Convention Center in New York.