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Color Measurement 201, Digital Color, Uncategorized

i1iSis 2 wins Printing News Readers’ Choice Award!

top-products-logo-2016Each year Printing News asks their readers which new products made the most difference in their productivity. We’re excited to announce that our very own i1iSis 2 and i1iSis 2 XL are among the winners!

These two automated chart readers are the latest members of the popular i1iSis solutions family for pre-press, pre-media, photo, and pressroom color management and profiling.

i1iSis 2 and i1iSis 2 XL

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Color 101, Uncategorized

“Meet our Color Experts” Series… Tim Mouw

Tim Mouw is our Manager of Applications Engineering & Technical Support for the Americas. Tim is so knowledgeable about the impact of color in many industries, and his stories always intrigue us.

Tim has authored many X-Rite Pantone blogs, including:

Mouw_TimWhat is metamerism, and why should you care?

Effective ways to measure reflective surfaces

What’s sabotaging your sustainability efforts?

5 color evaluation pitfalls to avoid

Why is controlling color so hard?

We recently sat down with him to learn more about his background in color and his insights about helping our customers control it.

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Color 101, Color Management, Color Measurement 101, Uncategorized

2015’s Top 5 Color Management Concerns

January is a popular time for “Top” lists. The Top 100 Songs. The Top 20 News Stories. The Top 50 Travel Destinations.

We’re looking back too, and blog readership is one area we find very interesting. Today we’ll share the Top 5 Posts of 2015, what we think they say about you – our blog readers – and how we plan to continue these popular conversations in 2016.

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New in 2015: The X-Rite Pantone Customer Center at our corporate headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan is a great place to see our products in action.

 

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Color Meets Tech Help, Uncategorized

Maximizing Return on your X-Rite Products

The trick to color success isn’t just selecting the right tools. You need to know how to use them. Even the most expensive spectrophotometer won’t be helpful if you don’t know which aperture size to choose during setup or which tolerancing model to follow.

Since color workflows are specific to industry, products, and color needs, it’s not possible to establish one single process that works for everyone. That’s where X-Rite Color Experts come in. Whether you need help getting up to speed with new equipment or maximizing the value of the equipment you already have, they can teach you how to use your color management tools to get the best possible color while reducing the costs associated with of setup, scrap and rework.

X-Rite Professional Color Services offers a variety of learning opportunities to fit your schedule and budget, including seminars, classroom workshops, custom onsite training, and eLearning courses. Color Experts will even come to your site to audit and analyze your processes and provide custom training and guidance for everyone involved in the workflow on topics ranging from basic color theory to specific product installation and instruction.

Today we’ll look at the different types of training offered by our Color Experts, and direct you to the courses available for your industry.

Knowledge is power!

X-Rite Training

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