Packz completes Colibri integration

September 16, 2015

Matchmycolor and Packz have completed their software integration program, as announced in December 2014. This allows customers using Packz prepress productivity tools to specify and manage brand colours through Matchmycolor’s Colibri.

Judy van de Langkruis, managing partner of matchmycolor, explained: “We ensure the integrity of the colour is maintained at all stages: from design, hard copy proofing, printing and preparation of inks, to the supply of product.”

ISO adopts CxF colour exchange format

June 17, 2015

The International Standards Organisation, or ISO, is to take over X-Rite’s Color Exchange Format, currently at version 3, as a new standard for color data exchange and verification covered by ISO 17972-1:2015. As such, this gives the graphic arts industry an accurate, efficient way to communicate color information across any supply chain. Continue reading “ISO adopts CxF colour exchange format”

GMG updates OpenColor

April 7, 2015

GMG has released OpenColor 2.0, which it claims is a significant update of this profiling software. It’s mainly aimed at the packaging printing sector where the sheer variety of printing technologies, spot colors, substrates and number of inks trick packaging proofing into running a gauntlet of compromises. It can be used with GMG’s ColorProof to overcome issues such as simulating the behaviour of inks printed on top of each other on the press. Continue reading “GMG updates OpenColor”

X-Rite updates i1iSis chart reader

March 25, 2015

X-Rite is to launch a new version of its i1iSis range of automated chart readers. The new i1iSis 2 and i1iSis 2 XL use i1 spectral technology to accommodate M0, M1 and M2 measurement illumination conditions which makes for more accurate measuring of the optically brightened substrates that are now commonly used in grand format, premedia and digital press applications. Continue reading “X-Rite updates i1iSis chart reader”