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Xanté to Unveil Symphony 3.5 and Symphony Flexo 7.5 PDF Workflows at PRINT 09

PRINT 09
Xanté Booth 1667

Windows 7 Ready Among Other New Features

September 11, 2009 – Mobile, AL – Xanté Symphony and Symphony Flexo, the industry’s affordable, all-in-one PDF workflow solutions; continue to offer the most bang for the buck in the latest versions debuting at PRINT 09.

New Symphony 3.5 Workflow and Symphony Flexo 7.5 Workflow have been updated to include high end workflow features including: direct PDF Preflight capabilities and an improved Ink Usage Calculator. The solutions also take advantage of new APPE 2.0 technology for increased stability and support for Acrobat 9.0.

Xanté will be demonstrating the new Symphony versions at its PRINT 09 booth 1667, in Chicago from September 11 to 16.

Prepress and print shops regardless of size have come to depend on Symphony Workflow to help maximize productivity. Symphony and Symphony Flexo, paired with any of our solutions – from imagesetters to digital color production presses – delivers extensive capabilities typically only found in expensive large-scale workflows at a very affordable price point,” says Robert Ross, CEO and founder of Xanté.

Xanté Symphony and Symphony Flexo substantially strengthen the abilities of small and mid-size traditional, digital and flexographic printers to compete for higher end business with minimal investment Featuring the Adobe(R) PDF Print Engine (APPE) and PostScript(R) 3(TM) technologies, this robust core combined with Xanté engineering gives Xanté Symphony and Symphony Flexo customers unparalleled scalability, flexibility and high end workflow automation for the least money.

The new Symphony 3.5 and Symphony Flexo 7.5 includes:

*PDF Preflighting — Complete APPE workflow, PDF’s are now scanned directly providing more accurate information than ever before.

*Improved Ink Usage Calculator — Ink usage is important for press work, and important when printing to copiers, laser printers, and ink-jets. Users can now opt for a more simple, and effective display of a page’s ink usage.

*New Look and Feel — Controls have been updated to present an even more modern RIP interface improving screen real estate and readability.

*New APPE 2.0 with Support for PDF/VT VDP Technology – Provides Increased stability, support for Acrobat 9.0, and greatly increased RIP speed of PDF/VT documents that Adobe’s latest offering can provide.

*Windows Vista and Windows 7 support — Xanté supports the latest operating systems from Microsoft while still supporting existing customers with Windows 2000 and XP.

About Symphony Workflow
Symphony and Symphony Flexo Workflow offer comprehensive, turnkey PDF workflow that feature support for both the Adobe(R) PDF Print Engine (APPE) and Adobe(R) PostScript(R) 3(TM). Symphony Workflow drives all output devices including platesetters, imagesetters, laser printers, digital color presses, copiers, inkjet printers and plotters, all from a single, state-of-the-art RIP. This means that file output differences are a thing of the past. Symphony Workflow’s powerful scanning, trapping, screening, advanced imposition and ganging, PANTONE(R) Color Libraries support, and enhanced color proofing features are available for all your output devices. Xanté customers now have everything needed for prepress operation in one complete software package.

 

About Xanté
Xanté, the brand that is fast becoming the hero of small and mid-size prepress and print shops needing competitive, state-of-the-art technology at practical price points, provides state-of-the-art PDF workflow and imaging solutions for high quality graphic and prepress applications. The product line includes process-free metal and polyester computer-to-plate imaging devices including the popular Impressia and PlateMaker lines; high resolution digital color presses including the Ilumina family; large format VM series violet metal platesetters and the SpeedSetter series of polyester imaging systems; and award-winning Symphony Workflow, an Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE) workflow (including Adobe PostScript 3) that is JDF compliant. Xanté Symphony Workflow software allows every device in the print shop — including platesetters, imagesetters, laser printers, digital copiers, inkjet printers and plotters — to be controlled from a single RIP for true workflow consistency.

Xanté Corporation headquarters is located in Mobile, Alabama, USA, with offices in Sacramento, CA, USA; Duiven, Netherlands, and Zhengzhou, China. Xanté products are distributed through a worldwide network of reseller and distribution partners. For more information, please visit www.xante.com.

Media Contacts:

Xanté
Arthur Verwey
+1 251.473.6502 tel
+1 800.926.8839
averwey@www.xante.com

Xanté Europe
Melissa van Gelderen
+31 (0)26-319.32.10 tel
+31 (0)26-319.32.11 fax
mvangelderen@www.xante.com

HSPR
Helene Smith
+1 407.786.0040 tel
+1 321.388.6511 cell
smith@helenesmith.com