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New Kodak Matchprint Inkjet Proofing Solution

(December 2005) posted on Wed Dec 21, 2005

Replaces Creo Integris and KPG Matchprint ProofPro


Kodak has introduced its new Kodak
Matchprint Inkjet Proofing Solution,

replacing both the Creo Integris and KPG
Matchprint ProofPro products (Creo and
KPG are now divisions of Kodak).

A drop-on-demand proofing solution
that offers direct connectivity to Kodak
Prinergy and Brisque workflows, the new
Matchprint Inkjet Proofing Solution is
available in 2-up, 4-up, and 8-up formats.
Currently all formats utilize Epson Stylus
Pro printers, although support for the 4-
up Kodak Matchprint 2610 is anticipated
soon. All solutions include a Creo RIP
(formerly BestColor), as well as one set
of inks and one starter roll of media.

Price: $8650 (2-up), $11,600 (4-
up), $13,500 (8-up). Options include:
a Kodak-designed Double-Sided media
guide for improved two-sided printing
on the 8-up solution ($1300); and a
Certified Process for Color Confirmation,
which checks that the proof was generated
according to in-house or industry
color standards ($995).

Kodak also has released a new version
of its Web-to-Print software called
Kodak Nextreme 2.5. The software is
a production-management tool for the
automated fulfillment of short-run, personalized,
and versioned print jobs"?
especially for Kodak's NexPress digital
production color presses. New features
to version 2.5 include: product-based
ordering; VDP templates for catalog production;
PDF-generating drivers; and production-
management tools.

Other Kodak releases include new
versions of many of its workflow software
solutions, including: Synapse
UpFront v. 4.0
job planning software,
Synapse Link 2.1 workflow-management
system, Profile Wizard Mio 3.1 color-management
software for generating
ICC profiles; Profile Wizard Digi 2.0 color-management
software; and Pandora 2.8
step-and-repeat software.

EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY

www.kodak.com


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