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EFI Proofing Solutions Support Epson Stylus Pro 4000 Wide Format Inkjet Printer

Press release from the issuing company

FOSTER CITY, CA--Mar 15, 2004 -- EFI, the world leader in digital imaging and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing, today announced that its latest range of powerful, flexible proofing solutions with Best technology now support Epson's new Stylus Pro 4000 desktop printer, offering an industry-leading combination for demanding color professionals to achieve their creative vision with incredibly sharp quality, speed and excellence. EFI's latest proofing software and color management solutions feature the integrated Adobe PostScript engine (Adobe CPSI), support for PDF/X, updated color management options with a completely redesigned, intuitive interface, and selectable RIP resolutions to accelerate the printing process and achieve precision color results on the Epson Stylus Pro 17-inch wide photographic inkjet printer. "Graphic arts professionals will produce fast, consistently accurate proofs with Epson's high-performance, breakthrough inkjet technology and EFI's precision color control," said Thorsten Breiding, Vice President and General Manager of EFI Proofing Solutions. "The Epson Stylus Pro 4000 combined with our Colorproof and Designer Edition products make an excellent solution for users looking to implement an effective remote proofing strategy." "The new Epson Stylus Pro 4000 printer paired with the EFI Proofing software creates a powerful, high-quality prepress proofing system," said Mark Radogna, Senior Manager, Epson Professional Graphics. "From advanced color simulation to unique remote proofing capabilities, EFI's suite of solutions gives creative graphic arts professionals all the tools they need to deliver exceptional levels of image quality from the Stylus Pro 4000." The following solutions are available from EFI for use with the Epson 4000 printer: -- EFI Colorproof for producing color accurate digital inkjet proofs that match press output -- EFI Screenproof for producing digital halftone proofs that represent not only the color but the content of the press output by using the original1 bit files that produced the plate -- EFI Remoteproof, a complimentary quality assurance tool that enables users to not only transfer files with the settings and profiles needed to create proofs at remote locations, but to also numerically verify the accuracy of those proofs -- EFI Designer Edition, an easy to use, Mac-based proofing application for creative professionals -- EFI Photo Edition and EFI PhotoXposure applications for professional photographers to create and print quality, color accurate proofs and photographs All EFI proofing and photo solutions are available through EFI certified dealers and distributors.