Plenty of News From Seybold SF
Adobe Gets Extreme
A new digital workflow has arrived: Adobe’s new implementation of Adobe PostScript Extreme, the high-end printing architecture aimed at helping professional publishers save time and money.
Using Adobe’s PDF (Portable Document Format) and the award-winning PJTF (Portable Job Ticket Format), Adobe PostScript Extreme helps commercial printers cost-effectively manage the complex printing process.
Pantone Colors Wide-Format Market With Roland’s Hi-Fi JET
Roland DGA announced the Hi-Fi JET, a new proof-quality printer offering 1,440 dpi resolution in a wide-format device.
Thanks to a licensing agreement with Pantone Inc., Roland’s Hi-Fi JET can be calibrated to ensure accurate and consistent color reproduction of PANTONE Matching System colors, whether printing in CMYK, light cyan and light magenta, or PANTONE Hexachrome CMYK, PANTONE Hexachrome orange and PANTONE Hexachrome green.
DAX Partners With Hermstedt to Deliver Range of ISDN Solutions
Digital Art Exchange (DAX) and Hermstedt, a global ISDN provider, announced a strategic alliance to expand connectivity options for graphics, prepress and print professionals. Under terms of the agreement, DAX will offer three Hermstedt Business Plus ISDN solutions, as well as its Network ISDN package.
The solutions are designed to allow swift, secure transmission of files to virtually any ISDN workstation. DAX will offer two-, four- or eight-channel BRI capability providing file delivery speeds between 128Kps and 512Kps.
WAM!VAN Hits the Highway, Hauling Digital Connectivity
Beyond the hype of the big purple truck—which was hard to miss and even harder to visit with crowds packing it solid throughout the show—WAM!NET announced an entry-level ISDN enabler, ISDN On-Ramp, designed to unite 4-Sight and WAM!NET users—as promised when the two companies became one in March.
WAM!NET also announced a special promotional offer called Send Free in 99, which lets customers who sign an annual contract with WAM!NET by Dec. 31, 1998, send unlimited megabytes anywhere in the United States and Canada in 1999 via the WAM!NET network.