FujiFilm premiers new CTP offerings

In addition, the company announced its upcoming processless plate, which it expects to be available toward the end of next year, and it demonstrated its RGB Digital Master workflow, designed to give a visual reference as to what the photographer intended his original image to look like.

The Japanese giant also made clear its commitment to JDF, in the face of doubts from some parts of the industry: “We are committed to JDF, but we won’t join the big crew of hype-makers,” was its comment.

Fujifilm has developed a new generation FM screening solution called Taffeta. Fujifilm says that this solution overcomes the difficulties associated with current FM screening technologies. By adding Taffeta into its product lineup, Fujifilm now has both existing revolutionary AM screening “Co-Res Screening” and this new FM screening for high definition printing.

The introduction of its new B2 violet platesetter, the Luxel V-6 CTP, represents the culmination of the more than 180 man years of development effort that has gone into Fujifilm’s violet CTP range.

The introduction of the new B2 platesettter is in response to customers looking for greater efficiencies and more affordable solutions, according to Fujifilm. At the same time, the company has launched its new B1 thermal platesetter. The Luxel T-9800 is an external drum platesetter that features GLV technology.

The launch of the new halftone digital proofing system, the Finalproof GxT, represents a development on the path that Fuji first took at drupa 2000. It was there that it launched the Finalproof, which went on to enjoy considerable success in the industry. The new system extends the capabilities of the original Finalproof.

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