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Group 1 Software Supports Scitex Digital Printing VersaMark Printers

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Addition of Ink Jet Printer Data Stream (IJPDS) Driver Increases Output Options of Industry's Leading Document Generation Solution LANHAM, Md., April 22 - Group 1 Software, a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM)- enabling software solutions, today announced its DOC1 suite now supports Scitex Digital Printing's VersaMark Printing Systems. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, Scitex Digital Printing is a world leader in ultra-high-speed digital printing solutions. The new Ink Jet Printer Data Stream (IJPDS) driver allows DOC1 users to print full-color, highly personalized customer communications on the VersaMark Printing Systems. Group 1 Software's DOC1 suite is an integrated, end-to-end customer communications management solution, providing both print and Web delivery. The solution gives businesses complete control of the document lifecycle, from content design, generation, and presentment to archive, retrieval and payment. Personalized, high impact communications with customers and prospects are the sought-after end results of all CRM initiatives. Scitex's IJPDS file contains control data and formats that identify the characteristics of the data to be printed and position the printed image on the document. The file also incorporates image data that consists of the text and graphics that will be printed. In addition to IJPDS, DOC1 supports a wide variety of print formats including AFP, Metacode, PostScript, PCL and line data for centralized and distributed printing. DOC1 also generates HTML and PDF for online delivery. "With the ability to output IJPDS, users of DOC1 can improve the readability of customer communications and increase response rates from messaging campaigns," said Alan Slater, president of Group 1's DOC1 Division. "The addition of Scitex Digital Printing's innovative technology to DOC1's extensive print output options reflects our continued commitment to providing the industry's most comprehensive and flexible customer communications management solution." "We are most excited that Group 1 has developed an IJPDS output option for the DOC1 product suite," said Steve Coburn, market manager for transactional documents, Scitex Digital Printing. "DOC1 is a comprehensive document composition workflow solution for developing transactional and direct mail communications for output on Scitex VersaMark Printing Systems. The combined offering is ideal for businesses including data centers and direct marketers that require a packaged solution combining easy-to-use document generation and high speed variable data printing in black, spot or process color." To see a product demonstration of the DOC1 suite, visit Group 1's booth (#1814) at the ON DEMAND Conference and Exposition, April 23-25 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Scitex Digital Printing will be demonstrating its solutions in booth #1343 at ON DEMAND.