Koenig and Bauer explores ECG with Esko

1st December 2017

Koenig and Bauer has put its weight behind the concept of extended colour gamut or ECG printing, which promises faster job changeovers as the same inks are used for every job so there’s no need for wash-ups. To this end Koenig and Bauer has installed Esko’s Equinox colour management technology and Imaging Engine RIP at its demo centre in Radebeul, Germany. Continue reading “Koenig and Bauer explores ECG with Esko”

X-Rite Pantone announces new appearance file format

21st October 2016

X-Rite, or at least its subsidiary Pantone, has developed a new file format, the Appearance Exchange Format or AxF. This is said to allow the full communication of visual appearance in a single, editable file in order to improve the virtualization process. Continue reading “X-Rite Pantone announces new appearance file format”

GMG updates OpenColor

12th May 2016

GMG has released a new version of its OpenColor program for multichannel profiling. OpenColor 2.04 can create separation profiles which can be exported to other applications. GMG is already working on the next version, 2.0.5 with the promise of dot proof profiles for GMG proofing solutions and is due for release later this month. Continue reading “GMG updates OpenColor”