Canon USA introduces PRISMAcolor Manager for digital printing

To help provide a centralized and efficient way to analyze color and manage performance trends, Canon USA, Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the PRISMAcolor Manager solution which can help users evaluate and monitor print quality. when using compatible printers. Using objective measurement methods to help define and establish color quality, the PRISMAcolor Manager solution shows users how their printed color compares to the user’s internal specifications or one of the industry’s accepted specifications. commercial printing industry. The cloud-based solution is simple to deploy and also allows users to track and compare results over time.

PRISMAcolor Manager, a cloud-based solution accessible through PRISMA Home, can be used with a variety of Canon and non-Canon production print devices to help provide feedback and tracking on four-color output against industry standards or internal.

When used with the recently announced imagePRESS V1000 digital press and the current series of imagePRESS C10010VP digital presses with the additional color profiling capabilities of the PRISMAsync print server, an increased level of automation can be enabled. imagePRESS inline spectrophotometers offer hands-off measurement automation and PRISMAsync built-in color profiler technology can help maximize the color potential of each print paper family with an integrated G7 calibrator and built-in color profiler. The result of the G7 color calibration and profiling process can then be graded with its built-in G7 grayscale verification and color validation tools. This highly automated solution can help printers advance the use of color process control by allowing users to reduce on-site resources and skills required for implementation.

“Managing color accuracy and consistency in print manufacturing is an important part of quality control, and the PRISMAcolor Manager offers a way to help provide objective measurement methods to define and establish color quality,” said Shinichi “Sam” Yoshida, executive vice president and general manager of Canon USA, Inc.

PRISMAcolor manager box help users evaluate printed color grading against many print specifications. Real-time validation results are presented with detailed color metric analysis and are automatically stored and retained for historical comparisons.

For its user interfaces, PRISMAcolor Manager has won an iF Design Award, a world-renowned design prize awarded annually by the world’s oldest independent design organization, iF International Forum Design GmbH based in Hannover, Germany. PRISMAcolor Manager won over the 132-member jury, made up of independent experts from around the world.

The PRISMA Home cloud portal provides users with an easy-to-deploy application that provides an interface to manage a user’s compatible PRISMA cloud workflow tools and applications. It also facilitates job and data storage and integrates some Microsoft Azure security features, complementing the capabilities of PRISMAcolor Manager.1

Commercial release of PRISMAcolor Manager in the US is currently scheduled for Q3 2022 through Canon Authorized Resellers and will include multiple subscription options depending on the number of devices and verification requirements.2

† 2021 patent counts are based on figures published by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services. Figures for 2005 to 2020 are based on information published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

1 PRISMA Home integrates Microsoft Azure security features with Auth0® for login security and strong password controls. Many variables can impact the security of a customer’s devices and data. Canon does not warrant that the use of its features will prevent malicious attacks or prevent misuse of devices or data or other security issues.

2 Availability, price and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Source: Canon USA

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