Fogra Graphic Technology Research Association has certified HELIOS WebShare UB2 in combination with the Eizo ColorEdge CG245W and CG275W color proofing monitors for producing soft proofs in compliance with FOGRA39 conditions. The new FograCert 25486 confirms that the HELIOS UB2 web solution fulfills the requirements of the FograCert Softproofing System with three Eizo ColorEdge monitor configurations to "achieve high-quality visual matches between a display and a reference.
HELIOS fast and secure managed file transfer and browser-based remote collaboration for print preview and markup accelerates print industry soft proof workflows while enabling Pre-Press providers as well as small and large commercial printers and their customers to save time and money.
The Fogra certification includes HELIOS WebShare in use with HELIOS PrintPreview UB2. The combination enables fast and secure managed file transfer and remote collaboration to generates soft proofs simulating the FOGRA39 printing condition, displayed on three Eizo ColorEdge monitors: a CG245W using its built-in Calibration Sensor, a CG245W using an X-Rite i1 spectrophotometer, and a CG275W using its built-in Calibration Sensor. These monitor proofs are measured against a reference print in a JUST colorCommunicator 2 viewing booth.
The three new Fogra Certifications add to the list of official certificates earned by HELIOS proofing solutions. In 2009, the IPA (International Prepress Association) Proofing RoundUP confirmed that HELIOS WebShare proofing produced excellent results on a remote non-PostScript Epson R2880 inkjet printer. In 2010, HELIOS WebShare UB+ earned its first FograCert certifications for soft proofs in compliance with FOGRA39.
Benefits of the HELIOS WebShare UB2 remote proof solution include:
- Fogra certified remote soft proofs accelerate approval workflows, replacing print proofs
- Eizo ColorEdge CG245W and CG275W proof monitors include build-in ICC calibration (no need for additional measurement devices/solutions)
- Web browser based solution is very easy to use -- no need to install software
- Multi-user threaded annotation system allows markups with discussions
- No hidden proofing costs or "click charges" as remote proofing is an integral part of HELIOS WebShare and the PrintPreview add-on.
HELIOS Server Solution Suite can be found on the HELIOS web site www.helios.de
HELIOS UB2 Unbreakable Server Solutions deliver mission critical server solutions to enterprise, government, university, and prepress sites. WebShare, EtherShare, and PCShare provide integrated cross-platform networking for Mac, Windows and Web clients, with advanced file and print server features, and easy remote server administration. HELIOS ImageServer, PDF HandShake and PrintPreview bring high efficiency and advanced capabilities to design, prepress and printing operations.
HELIOS products run on powerful and scalable servers including Apple Mac OS X, IBM AIX, Linux, Oracle Solaris, and Windows systems. HELIOS products provide reliable cross-platform support for Mac, Windows, Web and UNIX-based clients.
HELIOS works with many strategic partners that incorporate HELIOS server software to provide powerful third-party archive, asset management and workflow solutions.
Eizo Nanao Technologies Inc. is the North American subsidiary of Eizo Nanao Corporation, a leading Japanese manufacturer of high-end visual display products with a wide range of LCD computer monitors. The image quality, long-term reliability, and innovative features of EIZO monitors make them the product of choice in many financial trading rooms, hospitals, back offices, and design studios throughout the world. EIZO is based in Japan and represented in over thirty countries by a network of exclusive distributors.