Harlequin RIP gains
Ghent PDF Output Suite 5 compliancy

Global Graphics has recently rejoined the Ghent Workgroup (GWG).

Global Graphics has submit its Harlequin RIP for certification of compliancy with the Ghent PDF Output Suite 5 and passed this exam without problems. Instructions for the successful output of Ghent PDF Output Suite 5 were also published.


Exchange color space eciCMYK v2
with improved gray axis

The European Color Initiative (ECI) has revised its CMYK exchange color space. The new version eciCMYK v2 (FOGRA59) offers an improved gray axis and thus expands the application possibilities of the CMYK exchange color space compared to the previous version. The new profile can be downloaded free of charge from the (german) ECI homepage.

Read more…Exchange color space eciCMYK v2
with improved gray axis

Enfocus PitStop 2020
with intelligent image recognition

Enfocus has released version 2020 of PitStop Pro and PitStop Server. As I reported in my pre-announcement, the new version uses Computer Vision technology for image recognition with support of artificial intelligence (AI).

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with intelligent image recognition

ZePrA 8 from ColorLogic
can now also be used for Proofing

ColorLogic GmbH releases ZePrA 8, an advanced, smart color server that optimizes and automates printing data – now also with Proofing. The outputs from the DeviceLink and Multicolor profiles combined with the sophisticated spot color rendering can now be used for color proofs. This is especially useful as many RIPs do not entirely support CxF/X-4 or SCTV calibration, nor do they have a spectral color prediction model for spot color rendering. The proofing module’s outstanding results were confirmed with a 7 color proof at the recent FOGRA Multicolor Forum 2019.

Read more…ZePrA 8 from ColorLogic
can now also be used for Proofing

Ghent Workgroup (GWG) answers
print production workflow questions

On May 19, 2020 at 4 pm, some experts from the Ghent Workgroup (GWG) will answer questions from users about their print production workflow and help solve problems in a webinar.

The following experts will participate in this webinar:

  • Andrew Bailes-Collins (Sr Product Manager Enfocus / Co-chair Specifications Subcommittee GWG)
  • Carl Van Rooy (Senior Innovation Consultant VIGC)
  • Christian Blaise (CEO & Founder agileStreams / Co-chair Packaging Subcommittee GWG)
  • David van Driessche (CTO Four Pees & callas software / Co-chair Specifications Subcommittee GWG)
  • Frank Vyncke (Senior Software Architect HYBRID Software)

The webinar will be held in English.

Here you can register for this free webinar.

Questions can be submitted in advance (in English). If necessary, sample files can be uploaded.