|[January 03, 2013]
ONYX Graphics Announces Support for Windows 8 in Print Workflow and RIP Software Packages
SALT LAKE CITY --(Business Wire)--
ONYX Graphics, Inc. today announced that the latest versions of its
print workflow and RIP software packages now include support for the
Windows® 8 operating system, providing a seamless transition
for print service providers upgrading to this OS or purchasing new
hardware with Windows 8 already installed. This support is available in
version 1.2.5 of ONYX ThriveTM print workflow software and
version X10.2.5 of ONYX ProductionHouseTM, ONYX PosterShop®
and ONYX RIPCenterTM RIP software packages.
These new versions also add functionality for white and specialty ink
profiling, printing and handling, including:
Color Management Engine updates for brighter, more vibrant images when
printing with expanded ink gamuts for better output quality and ink
New support for native CMYKO and CMYKO+SS ink configurations found in
the recently introduced Epson® SureColor®
SC70600 and SC50600 series printers.
Improvements were made to Spot Channel Preview in the Layout Tool.
Improved various user-interface elements for spot channels and
expanded gamut ink usage such as an improved display for ink volume,
which helps catch errors before printing and reduces the need for
reprints. Additional improvements to the Media Manager user interface
include an easier way to create new print modes to support printer
modes that use white and specialty inks.
New ONYX HIVE™ Image (Hexagonal Ink Verification and Evaluation
Swatch) feature enables users to evaluate many ink combinations
simultaneously in order to fine-tune print modes during the profile
These version updates, along with support for a variety of new printer
models, are essential for users who are loking to achieve accurate
color with latest wide format print technologies. Support for the new
Epson SureColor SC70600 and SC50600 series printers and new imagePROGRAF®
models from Canon (News - Alert) is included.
About ONYX Print Workflow and RIP Software
ONYX Thrive print workflow software is a scalable solution based
on Adobe (News - Alert)® PDF Print Engine technology. ONYX Thrive software
manages the wide format print production workflow process offering print
service providers accurate, predictable, high quality printing results,
and reducing costly errors. Print service providers can feel confident
about investing in workflow software that fits the way their shops work
today, with the peace of mind that comes with the ability to scale their
ONYX Thrive software as business grows.
ONYX ProductionHouse, ONYX PosterShop and ONYX RIPCenter
RIP software simplify everyday printing tasks to enable greater control
over a print service provider's wide format workflow. ONYX
ProductionHouse software delivers high levels of automation, enhanced
for superior color and quality. ONYX PosterShop software enables shops
to unify their print production process on more than one device and
provides the tools to maintain consistent output quality. ONYX RIPCenter
software is designed to help shops get started in wide format printing.
The update is available now to current ONYX AdvantageTM
agreement holders and existing ONYX Thrive version 1.2 and ONYX RIP
software version X10.2 users from www.onyxgfx.com/downloads.
Instructions are available on the web site.
About ONYX Graphics, Inc.
ONYX Graphics, Inc. drives smarter workflows and help companies improve
their bottom line results by reducing printing costs and increasing
productivity. ONYX Graphics develops and markets commercial printing
software and solutions for the digital color printing marketplace. By
combining color science, image processing and print production
knowledge, ONYX Graphics delivers powerful, reliable printing workflow
"ONYX," the ONYX logo and "ONYX PosterShop" are registered trademarks,
and "ONYX Thrive," "ONYX ProductionHouse," "ONYX RIPCenter," "ONYX Hive"
and "ONYX Advantage" are trademarks, of ONYX Graphics, Inc. "Windows" is
a registered trademark of Microsoft (News - Alert) Corporation. "Epson SureColor" is a
registered trademark of Seiko Epson Kabushiki Kaisha. "imagePROGRAF" is
a registered trademark of Canon Corporation. "Adobe" is a registered
trademark of Adobe Systems (News - Alert) Incorporated.1 All product and
company names are trademarks or registered trademarks and are the
property of their owners and are respectfully acknowledged.
Listing information for this release:
ONYX Graphics, Inc.
South High Tech Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84047 USA
1 Adobe PDF Print Engine is listed on the Adobe Trademark
Database for General Distribution as a trademark.
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