Seybold Returns to BeantownApril 1999
Creo showcased a new calibration technology that enables accurate proofing of copydot files on the Heidelberg/Creo Trendsetter Spectrum and the Creo Proofsetter Spectrum digital halftone proofing devices. Creo's new calibration algorithm allows customers to alter the tonal curves of copydot data.
Agfa introduced the AiiS integrated image server, and also announced the launch of the AgfaJet RIP server and the availability of Agfa's P971 thermal plate to coincide with deliveries of its Galileo thermal CTP system. The P971 is a 1,064nm thermal plate featuring no prebake or postbake processing for run lengths up to 100,000 impressions. Agfa also announced the AgfaScan XY-15 high-end CCD scanner for multi-shift use in high-production environments.
At the Kodak Polychrome Graphics booth, the focus was on the launch of Kodak DryView recording film. DryView is a hard dot, negative acting, infrared sensitive, heat-developed film that uses a heat stable polyester base for dimensional stability.
By Marie Ranoia Alonso