Konica Minolta Group Introduces Updated Color Care Suite Featuring FD-Series
Spectrodensitometer At Graph Expo 2012
CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012
CHICAGO, Oct.1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --GRAPH EXPO 2012 --Konica Minolta
Sensing Americas, Inc. (KMSA), the worldwide leader in the industrial
measurement of color, light and 3D shape, announces their participation at
this year's Graph Expo 2012 alongside sister company Konica Minolta Business
Solutions U.S.A., Inc. with Color Care Suite 2.2 and FD-5BT
Partnering with Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica
Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies
for the desktop to the print shop, today announced the newest version of the
Konica Minolta Color Care Suite 2.2, an efficient software application package
to define, achieve and maintain product-specific quality standards for the
award-winning series of bizhub PRESS Color Digital Presses. Using the Color
Care Suite in combination with the Konica Minolta Sensing FD-5BT
Spectrodensitometer, graphic arts professions will be able to define and
ensure the correct color output every time.
The FD-5BT Spectrodensitometer is the first M1-type instrument utilizing
Konica Minolta's original Virtual Fluorescence Standard (VFS), it provides
measurements corresponding to D50. By combining the Color Care software with
FD-5BT, customers can easily conform to the upcoming digital production
"This joint effort over the last 2 years between 2 divisions of Konica Minolta
offers a unique and unmatched solution in the industry. Utilizing advanced
color measurement hardware by Konica Minolta Sensing and cutting edge digital
print technology by Konica Minolta Business, we are able to offer
unprecedented color output for the graphic arts market. The Color Care 2.2 and
FD-5BT bundle ensures that this is a solution not only for today, but also for
tomorrow by inclusion of the M1 standard and G7 conformance," said Russell
Doucette Business Unit Manager for Konica Minolta Sensing and G7 Certified
Konica Minolta Sensing's Russell Doucette will also be speaking as part of
IdeAlliance's Printing Standards Form as a panel speaker and also as a host to
a Learning Lab session. Full schedule is available online.
The Color Care Software Suite 2.2 will be available on the bizhub PRESS C6000
/ C6000L, bizhub PRESS C7000 and the bizhub PRESS C8000 production print
systems. The Suite includes:
oColor Care Catch – serves to measure and control the color output and
verify that the quality conforms to the standards defined by the bizhub
oColor Care Profiler – creates high-quality ICC printer profiles on the
newly installed color device.
oColor Care MatchPatch – ICC printer profiles can be refined and optimized.
oColor Care Display – calibrates computer monitors and creates ICC monitor
Witness the bizhub PRESS C8000 and FD-5BT in action at GRAPH EXPO 2012, the
year's largest graphic communications exhibition and educational conference,
which runs Oct. 7-10 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Stop by booth#421 for a
About Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc.
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (KMSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of
Konica Minolta Holdings USA, Inc., is recognized as the international leader
of industrial color, light and shape measurement. The company is responsible
for product lines that continuously revolutionize how visual perception is
measured by the world. Further product information can be found at
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About Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging
and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. Konica Minolta
has been named Supplier of the Year by both the Allegra Network and the
National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP), as well as received the Sales
Support Award from Mail Boxes Etc., Inc. For more information, please visit
www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube,
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Contact
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
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