ONYX Workflow Software Now Supports the Océ ColorWave 600 Wide Format Printer
January 14, 2009, Trumbull, CT Océ, an international leader in digital document management, today announced that all of the benefits of the ONYX® workflow software are now available to Océ ColorWaveTM 600 printer users. ONYX software provides a complete workflow solution that is both flexible and stable. It is the leading RIP (raster image processor) software among professional print providers that produce display graphics applications.
Océ ColorWave 600 Printer with Océ CrystalPoint Color Technology
The Océ ColorWave 600 printer is the world’s first wide format Océ TonerPearlsTM color printer based on Océ CrystalPointTM technology. This unique technology combines the best of toner and inkjet in one clean and sustainable system. Prints are robust and water-fast for outdoor use making them ideal for a wide range of applications. With the Océ ColorWave 600 printer, there is no longer a significant difference between color and black & white output when it comes to productivity and print quality.
Designed for the technical document printing market, the Océ ColorWave 600 printer can also be used to produce short-term display graphics applications such as disposable point-of-purchase displays, architectural project presentations and artist impressions. With an impressive print speed of two E-size sheets per minute, the Océ ColorWave 600 printer delivers high quality color prints on plain and recycled media. To address specific graphics applications, a range of specialty media including blueback papers, outdoor papers, films and Tyvek® are available. For these applications estimated at 20-25 percent of overall business according to Océ’s first market research into Océ ColorWave 600 customer application usage the ability to use ONYX software can help customers optimize their color workflow and create new business opportunities.
ONYX Software Optimizes Workflow, Increases Business Opportunities
By incorporating ONYX software into their Océ ColorWave 600 workflow, customers can now further optimize their color output for the entire application range. The combination of Océ CrystalPoint quality and ONYX superior color management tools offer customers a perfect solution for display, business and consumer graphics applications. These business segments beyond traditional architectural, engineering and construction prints enable Océ ColorWave 600 users to offer additional revenue-producing products to their existing customer base and to new customers.
Combining the Océ ColorWave 600 printer with either ONYX ProductionHouseTM or ONYX PosterShop® software packages will not only result in amazing color but also increased productivity, effortless printing and cost savings. The combination creates an easy, scalable and flexible workflow solution to keep printers running at top speed and automates production processes.
The Océ ColorWave 600 printer driver is available at no charge to all current ONYX PosterShop and ONYX ProductionHouse licensed users running version 7.2 or higher, in both ONYX regular packages and Océ Edition packages. Current users of ONYX software are encouraged to contact their local Océ office to obtain the driver.
About ONYX Graphics, Inc.
ONYX Graphics helps 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 solutions.
ONYX Graphics’ credentials include nearly 20 years as a successful RIP software provider, and its client base in the digital print community currently totals more than 10,000 installations. The ONYX Graphics software suite serves a broad range of digital production devices with high quality output. Its universal RIPs provide unequalled printer support to more than 500 popular printer models from small to large, from grand format inkjets to flatbed printers. ONYX Graphics is the industry leader with the largest installed base serving production environment print customers worldwide in a variety of industries including sign, photo, proofing, CAD, GIS, and textile markets. ONYX Graphics maintains its headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, with offices in Austria and Belgium, and representatives covering Latin America and Asia/Pacific regions.
Océ N.V. is a leading international provider of digital document management technology and services. The company’s solutions are based on Océ’s advanced software applications that deliver documents and data over internal networks and the Internet to printing devices and archives -- locally and around the world. Supporting the workflow solutions are Océ digital printers and scanners, considered the most reliable and productive in the world. Océ also offers a wide range of display graphics, consulting and outsourcing solutions.
Océ employs around 24,000 people, with 2007 revenues of approximately $4.6 billion, operates in more than 90 countries and maintains research and manufacturing centers in the Netherlands, the United States, Canada, Germany, France, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Romania and Singapore. Océ North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL; New York City; Boca Raton, FL; Salt Lake City, UT and Vancouver, BC. North American revenues represented approximately half of Océ’s worldwide business in 2007, and employment is currently 11,000. For more information about Océ, visit www.oceusa.com. Outside the U.S., consult www.oce.com.
"Océ ColorWave," "Océ CrystalPoint" and "Océ TonerPearls" are trademarks, and "Océ" and the Océ logo are registered trademarks of Océ-Technologies, B.V. "ONYX" and "ONYX PosterShop" are registered trademarks, and "ONYX ProductionHouse" is a trademark of ONYX Graphics, Inc. All other product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks and are the property of their owners and are respectfully acknowledged.