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Vio Looks Back at Drupa Activities

Press release from the issuing company

June 17, 2004 -- Continuing to pioneer and drive the JDF standard across the graphic arts industry, Vio Worldwide demonstrated its JDF-compliant Digital Workflow Suite and Ad Delivery solutions at drupa 2004. By exchanging JDF data in a live environment with other JDF-compliant third-party solutions, Vio displayed real-life customer implementations that drupa attendees could understand. Through a series of presentations and live demonstrations at the CIP4 JDF Parc and Markzware’s stand, Vio continued to lead the way among supplier organizations utilizing the JDF standard. Throughout drupa, Vio showed how JDF adds real value to the print production process, by demonstrating its JDF-compliant solutions for ad delivery, remote preflighting, remote printing, and end-to-end automated workflow solutions. Miranda Clegg, group marketing director at Vio comments, “drupa 2004 was dubbed the JDF drupa and it was interesting to see just how many organizations – from prepress through to postpress – have started to implement or offer JDF technologies. It was apparent, however, that many vendors are still talking about the technology and not the real applications of the technology, which meant drupa attendees were unable to see the true benefits of JDF to their business.” “Vio has been delivering JDF integrated solutions for more than two years,” Clegg continues. “As chair of the Asset Transfer task force within the CIP4 Origination and Prepress working group, and as a member of the Preflighting committee, we are continuing to drive the standard forward by demonstrating how JDF can be used in real customer situations. By taking JDF information from one source - or by generating the JDF information and passing it to a completely different JDF-compliant vendor solution during the next stage of the workflow process - the production process is sped up and re-keying errors are greatly reduced.”