Konica Minolta Enhances KIP C7800 Production Workflow With Fiery Technology

Konica Minolta Enhances KIP C7800 Production Workflow With Fiery Technology 
Expanded Fiery Options Offer Features Specifically Designed for Wide
Format Printing 
RAMSEY, NJ and FOSTER CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13 --  Konica
Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) and EFI(TM)
(NASDAQ: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing
innovation, today announce the launch of the Fiery(R) proServer for
the Konica Minolta KIP C7800 Wide Format Color Printer.  
The Fiery proServer combines Fiery XF, an industry-leading inkjet
production RIP and color management system, with an expanded set of
advanced Fiery color software options in an integrated platform. The
new platform increases productivity, performance and efficiency for
all KIP C7800 models and helps provide exceptional color consistency. 
With an expanded set of Fiery software options, the Fiery proServer
for KIP C7800 offers state-of-the-art tools to make complicated wide
format jobs simple, and turns the KIP C7800 printer into a full print
production device. Users realize superior color accuracy with
pre-installed color profiles for the most common media. Clean Color
technology and Dynamic Rendering Intent provide a smart color
workflow that keeps saturated tints clean and crisp, and
automatically detects the best color compression method. The Fiery
proServer easily integrates with other EFI products to create an
end-to-end, automated workflow that eliminates touch points for
improved speed and accuracy. 
"EFI continues to develop its partnerships with key manufacturers
such as Konica Minolta to innovate and advance the digital imaging
industry," says John Henze, vice president of Fiery marketing, EFI.
"Developing this joint solution for the KIP C7800 is another step in
helping customers deliver wide-format prints such as banners, maps
and posters faster than ever before, with vibrant and consistent
color every time." 
"Customers in wide format production print environments now have
outstanding Fiery-driven workflow and color management tools to
address their needs for greater productivity and brilliant color,"
says Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Marketing, Konica Minolta
Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "The Fiery proServer is a perfect
match for the KIP C7800 -- and is another great reason why print
professionals can count on the Konica Minolta-EFI partnership to meet
their document management needs." 
Click here to learn more about the Fiery proServer for the KIP C7800. 
About Konica Minolta
 Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
is a leader in advanced document management technologies and IT
Services for the desktop to the print shop. Konica Minolta has been
recognized as a leading supplier by the Allegra Network,
International Center for Entrepreneurial Development (ICED), Mail
Boxes Etc., Inc., and National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP).
Konica Minolta's innovative bizhub PRESS C8000 is the first digital
press to receive the G7 Digital Press Certification from the
IDEAlliance(R) and the company currently has the most G7 Certified
experts in the industry. For more information, please visit
www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook,
YouTube, and Twitter.  
About EFI  
EFI(TM) (www.efi.com) is a worldwide provider of products, technology
and services leading the transformation of analog to digital imaging.
Based in Silicon Valley, with offices around the globe, the company's
powerful integrated product portfolio includes digital front-end
servers; superwide, wide-format, label and ceramic inkjet presses and
inks; production workflow, web to print, and business automation
software; and office, enterprise and mobile cloud solutions. These
products allow users to produce, communicate and share information in
an easy and effective way, and enable businesses to increase their
profits, productivity, and efficiency. 
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Konica Minolta Contacts
Rachel Reed
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 856.381.0651
Naeran Rubio
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201.934.4759
EFI Contacts
 David Lindsay
Mike Murphy
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