For graphics-intensive operations.
EFI has upgraded its Fiery RIP for graphics-intensive operations to version 7. Fiery System 7 features "spot-on" color matching with substitute color, hotfolders, driver-based imposition, variable-data printing capabilities, EFI Impose"?Fiery Edition, and the Fiery Advanced Controller Interface. Other key features include:
"? Fiery Command Workstation: centralized print job management with productivity-enhancing tools.
"? Fiery Production Printing Package: a set of job management and submission tools including EFI Compose for previewing and editing; Paper Catalog for monitoring and the media stock available; and Quick Doc Merge for virtual files for convenient assignment of production or finishing characteristics.
"? Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition: a suite of applications enabling easy integration of the Fiery RIP into graphic-arts workflows; it includes tools for color and soft proofing, file converters for hot folders to streamline job submission from other graphic-arts workflows, advanced trapping settings, and post-flight reports for troubleshooting.
"? Improved Security: the Secure Erase feature removes traces of job data from the Fiery hard disk drive; IP Filtering controls access to the printing device; Port Blocking controls access to the Fiery through remote management.