Pre-Press - Computer-to-plate
When Presstek stopped making plates for the computer-to-plate system in San Bernardino Community College District's in-plant, the shop had some tough decisions to make about the fate of its offset presses.
Xitron has announced an agreement with Global Graphics Software, developer of the Harlequin RIP and parent company to RTI-RIPs.com, where on Jan. 2, 2018, Xitron acquired the Computer-to-Plate and Computer-to-Film RIP business of RTI.
The publication of ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0), the latest version of the PDF specification, has been released by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The document is a refinement of the venerable PDF format, originally published and made freely available by Adobe Systems since 1993.
A new video shows how the Dauphin County Library System's Print & Mailing Services operation uses a Xanté Heavyweight Champion with PlateMaker 7 to print plates for the youth services materials it prints on its Itek 3985 press. The in-plant also uses Xanté's iQueue software to determine job costs and for spot color matching.
Unveiling its plans for drupa 2016, Agfa Graphics will present an overview of its product portfolio including EO3 in prepress.