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      Canon launches new version                                                               Canon updates
                                                                                               Colorado range

      of PosterArtist                                                                            Canon  has  unveiled  its

                                                                                               new Colorado M-series 1.6m
                                                                                               roll-to-roll wide-format
        Canon has launched a                                             the power to cut through dig-  printer platform that is mod-
      new version of its web-based                                       ital noise – helping brand   ular in speed configuration
      design software for the crea-                                      communications to be more   and media handling.
      tion of posters, banners, and                                      powerful, especially when   The scalable M-series
      signage. PosterArtist v1.1,                                        personalised. The new ver-  offers a choice of output
      which  enables  two-sided                                          sion 1.1 of PosterArtist has an   speeds with the Colorado M3
      and variable printing as well                                                            or M5. The M3 has a “cruis-
      as offering new templates to                                       easy-to-use interface and an   ing speed” of 29sqm/hr and a
      support the creation of a                                          array of new templates –   maximum print speed of
      wide array of applications, is                                     helping our customers to cre-
      suitable for both private and                                      ate double-sided, variable   111sqm/hr while the M5
      business use.                                                      designs for both business and   boasts a cruising speed of
        It allows users to create   PosterArtist v1.1 enables two-sided and variable printingvisibility  personal use.”  40sqm/hr and a maximum
      professional-level designs  the Pixma series of home   such  as certificates,  by   Canon said it has increased   print speed of 159sqm/hr.
      which can then be printed  printers. PosterArtist v1.1   importing text data from an   the number of available tem-  Users can upgrade from one
      on Canon’s imageRunner  allows users to create flyers   Excel file and then adding it   plates for applications such   speed to the other either tem-
      Advance DX, imageRunner,  for retail stores, menus for   to the design.    as flyers, menus, calendars,   porarily for production peaks
      i-Sensys X, and the image-  restaurants, and various   Jennifer Kolloczek,   and photo collages, in addi-  or permanently, while both
      Press C270 series of multi-  other applications.  European planning, market-             printers can also be upgraded
      function printers for office   By combining the two-  ing and innovation senior   tion to a variety of existing   with the new white ink
      use. The software is also  sided printing and the varia-  director for Production Print   poster designs. Version 1.1   option to M3W and M5W
      compatible with the i-Sensys  ble-data printing function,   at Canon Europe said: “In the   also supports Auto Photo Fix,   models, as well as equipped
      series for small business use,  Canon said users can effi-  age of screen fatigue, the tac-  which Canon said stream-  with the FLXfinish+ matt/
      the imagePrograf series of  ciently print double-sided   tile nature and visual appeal   lines the design process fur-  gloss print technology option
      large-format printers, and  personalised applications,   of a printed application has   ther.  for CMYK prints.
      Fujifilm’s digital workflow                                        Fujifilm launches

      system for Revoria                                                 Revoria in the UK

                                                                          It’s all systems go for
        Fujifilm has launched a                                          Fujifilm UK as its much-
      new digital print production                                       anticipated range of toner-
      workflow system for its                                            based  digital  presses are
      Revoria press range. The                                           now officially available in
      manufacturer said XMF                                              this market.
      PressReady helps manage                                             Fujifilm announced the
      print jobs from multiple                                           Revoria in the summer of
      sources, such as web-to-                                           2021, and the products were   Revoria Press PC1120
      print and MIS systems or                                           subsequently launched into a
      PDF files supplied by cus-                                         number of European mar-  excited about the future.
      tomers, and directs them to   XMF PressReady helps manage print jobs from multiple sources  kets. Contractual agreements   “This is the launch of not
      an appropriate digital press.   can completely automate  page count. It also eliminates   with former joint venture   just a brand, but a business
      It also enables the automa-  the flow of print work from  the need for manual inter-  partner Xerox meant the   and it’s not often you get a
      tion of ordinary and repeti-  order intake to printed prod-  vention, saving time and   presses could not be sold in   chance to be an integral part
      tive tasks.            uct by preconfiguring and   reducing the possibility of   the UK until now.   of a new business for such a
        Revoria Flow DFE, a   automating the flow of work                 Former Canon national   large organisation,” he said.
      front-end system to manage   through the Revoria Flow   operator error.  sales manager for profes-  Green said there had been
      ripping, colour manage-  DFE.                 XMF PressReady is inte-  sional print Spencer Green
      ment, special colour control   XMF PressReady offers   grated with Fujifilm’s XMF   has joined Fujifilm as head of   “an extremely positive
      and more, controls the   multiple workflows that can   workflow system, allowing   POD to spearhead the new   response” to the new range
      Revoria Press PC1120.When   be configured to make pro-  users to manage both offset &   offering. Green told   in the other European mar-
      this is combined with XMF   duction decisions based on  digital production via one   Printweek it was a unique   kets, and he expected the
      PressReady, Fujifilm said it   size, quantity, media, and  integrated workflow.  opportunity, and he was   same thing in the UK.
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