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Xitron Announces Xenith Supports 6-color Proofing Inks

Press release from the issuing company

Xenith now supports all six inks on the Hewlett Packard DesignJet and Epson Stylus Pro Inkjet Proofers Birmingham, England -- April 9, 2002 -- Xitron, an independent developer and integrator of Raster Image Processors, announced today support for all six inks on the Hewlett Packard DesignJet and Epson Stylus Pro InkJet proofers. This update increases the color gamut therefore improves the quality of proofs especially when used in conjunction with the Xenith Inkjet Color Management module and ICC profiles. The Xenith product line is based on the Adobe RIP and comes in four levels from a basic RIP to a full prepress workflow. The four levels include the Xenith, which is based on the latest Adobe PostScript 3 interpreter and includes a variety of features ranging from Adobe's Portable Job tickets, remote Macintosh and Windows clients, PDF 1.4 support, Adobe in-RIP Trapping and support for over 150 output devices. Xenith-Lite is a version of the Xenith RIP without the Adobe in-RIP trapping. Xenith Extreme includes the Xenith Primer, Adobe Acrobat and the Enfocus PitStop tools providing a Normalized PDF workflow, preflight and the ability to view and edit PDF files. And the Xenith Extreme Workflow provides a complete prepress workflow solution including all the features in the above products with the addition of post-RIP imposition, HP Design Jet and Epson Stylus Pro proofing plugins, ROOM and NORM proofing, as well as archiving utilities to save digital film. In addition, the workflow version is scalable with the ability to control multiple RIPs or other processes over the network. Individual options such as the proofer plugins are also available to add to the entry level Xenith RIPs. “We are pleased to offer support for all six inkjet inks. The improvement in the quality of proofs is significant,” explains R. Patrick French, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.