Including 6-Color Inkjet Drivers, Color Management, and More
Ann Arbor, MI September 9, 2002 -- Xitron, an independent developer and integrator of Raster Image Processors, announced today the release of the 5.1 version of the Xenith product line. Xenith 5.1 now supports the 6-color inkjet drivers and ICC profiles for the EPSON 7000, 9000 and 10000 as well as the Hewlett Packard 5000 proofers. The new plugin also serves as a springboard for the development of drivers to support the 7600 and 9600 models from EPSON in the future. In addition, the 5.1 version incorporates the updated Adobe core interpreter (3015.102) addressing a number of application compatibility issues. The Xenith Primer has also been updated, and among other enhancements, now enables "fake duotones" in Quark to be interpreted natively by the Primer.
Free "live" on-line training courses are now available for Xenith customers. Customers that recently installed Xenith express enthusiasm for the on-line training stating the benefits of participating in class without expending the time and expense of travel to Ann Arbor.
"There are many important enhancements in Xenith 5.1, including the 6-color inkjet driver and color management, " explains R. Patrick French, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "And now we can assist our customers in getting the most out of their system by providing free on-line training. Xitron not only supplies high quality products for a good value, but also provides superior training and on-going support to our dealers and end-users to ensure satisfaction and enhanced prepress productivity for the life of the product.
The Xenith 5.1 upgrade is free to existing 5.0 customers. The upgrade from Xenith 4.1 or 4.2 is $750 suggested retail price. The Xenith product line is based on the Adobe CPSI core RIP and comes in 4 levels from a basic RIP to a full prepress workflow with Adobe Portable Job Tickets, Mac and PC clients, in-RIP Trapping, post-RIP imposition, ROOM and NORM proofing, Adobe Extreme compliance, archiving utilities and support for over 150 output devices.
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