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X-Rite Introduces Slingshot Color Management Solution for Drupa

Press release from the issuing company

Grandville, MI — March 25, 2004—X-Rite today announced plans to show its new Slingshot color management solution for the first time at Drupa this May. Designed for on-demand and prepress professionals, this solution dramatically reduces the time and difficulty in the process of measuring ICC color management test forms. In the single press of a button, the Slingshot high speed, X-Y automated scanner, measures standard IT8 targets in less than three minutes—seven times faster than any solution on the market today. Combined with award winning Monaco profile generation and editing software, the Slingshot solution helps streamline the workflow, delivering unmatched superior color output in less time. The Slingshot Solution will be on display at X-Rite’s booth, located in Hall 4, Stand A61, at Drupa this May. “X-Rite is focused more than ever before on addressing workflow challenges within each step of the printing process,” said James Weaver, X-Rite’s Vice President of Marketing and Product Development. “Faster, easier to use solutions, like the Slingshot color management solution, are part of a new wave of innovation at X-Rite.” Key Features of Slingshot Solution: -Fast X-Y scanning -Single button operation -Auto feed with target self alignment and patch recognition -Easy to use software profile editor for curve, global, and selective color editing -User controlled options and automatic calibration -Handles variable media sizes Availablity: The Slingshot solution and pricing will be available following its introduction at Drupa.