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Digital Press System Certification - Electrophotographic
The Digital Press Certification Program for Electrophotgraphic systems certifies the capabilities of commercial production inkjet, high speed, cut sheet and web, devices to meet specific print standards. The program consists of testing and certification in areas of color, print properties, and print production. It considers the entire press system, including the digital front-end, print engine, and paper.
Digital Press System Certification - Inkjet High Speed, Cut Sheet, & Web
The Digital Press Certification Program for Inkjet systems certifies the capabilities of commercial production inkjet, high speed, cut sheet and web, devices to meet specific print standards. The program consists of testing and certification in areas of color, print properties, and print production. It considers the entire press system, including the digital front-end, print engine, and paper.
ISO/PAS 1533 Digital Press System Certification
The ISO/PAS 15339 Digital Press Certification Program certifies the capabilities of commercial digital presses to meet the color space requirements specified by the Characterized Reference Print Conditions (CRPCs) of ISO/PAS 15339. The program is an expanded compliance program to the Idealliance Digital Press Certification for digital printing press manufacturers and evaluates colorimetric accuracy and conformance referencing global specifications for electrophotographic, production inkjet, high speed, cut sheet and web devices.
G7 System Certification
The G7 System Certification Program evaluates the ability of a software system to calibrate a printing device to meet the G7 grayscale definition using four 1-D Curves.
G7 Press Control System Certification
G7 Press Control Certification validates a press control system’s ability to monitor and control G7 gray balance and tonality, supporting print service providers’ ability to realize the full benefits of the G7 methodology.
Hard Proofing System Certification
The Hard Proofing System Certification program conveys a proofing systems capability associated with GRACoL® and SWOP® specifications, and compliance with ISO 12647-7.
Soft Proofing System & Display Certification
A soft proofing system consists of a display, software, measurement equipment, and a host computer that adjusts incoming data so that a displayed image simulates the appearance of a hard copy proof calibrated to a chosen reference print characterization and viewed under standard lighting. Soft proofing systems are evaluated based on requirements specified in ISO 14861. A display is an LCD flat panel device with fluorescent or LED backlight, a screen resolution of 90 pixels per inch or more, a screen size capable of previewing intended content at full scale, and a gamut that encases the intended reference print condition. Displays are evaluated based on requirements specified in ISO 12646.
Wide/Grand Format Inkjet System Certification
The Wide/Grand Format Inkjet System Certification Program evaluates original equipment manufacturers’ roll-fed and flatbed large format printing systems. Systems are evaluated for printing, production, and application qualities for a specific ink and media combination. Results of the program inform prospective and current users of large format technologies on which system best meets their production and market needs, as well as how to achieve consistent quality from their printing systems
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