Color Calibration : X-Rite Releases i1Pro 2 Pro Color Management Solutions for Photo & Digital Printing MarketsApril 13, 2012
The latest release of i1Profiler software v1.3, features a number of unique color management capabilities, such as optimizing profiles, creating profiles with ambient light measurements, compensating for optical brighteners in papers, and utilizing simple yet advanced controls for black separation and ink savings. Users can choose between a basic wizard-driven interface or an advanced user-driven interface to create custom color profiles for monitors, projectors, printers and presses.
X-Rite i1 Professional Color Management Solutions
i1Basic Pro 2. This fundamental solution for high-end monitor profiling, monitor and printing quality verification and spot color measurement is designed for an imaging professional’s needs. It includes i1Profiler software, Pantone Color Manager software and an i1Pro 2 spectrophotometer.
i1Photo Pro 2. Designed for photo professionals to manage their RGB workflow from camera to display and projector to print, its profiling capability especially targets highlight and shadow details to deliver color accuracy for more neutral grays and natural skin tones. With its optical brightener compensation capability, photographers can optimize prints by taking into account optical brightening agents often found in photo papers and create output profiles for specific lighting conditions in studios or galleries, or wherever the print will be displayed.
i1Publish Pro 2. This fully featured ICC profiling solution is for imaging professionals who need to organize and manage their complete RGB, CMYK and CMYK+ (CMYK plus any 4) prepress workflows, with new assurance validation and verification functions using digital standards. This includes a display QA function to check soft proofing for ISO and a printer QA function to check print quality using ISO media wedges.
i1Photo Pro 2 and i1Publish Pro 2 include i1Profiler software, an i1Pro 2 spectrophotometer, Pantone Color Manager software, ColorChecker Proof target (for direct viewing analysis of ColorChecker target compared to customer’s printed target), mini ColorChecker Classic target, and ColorChecker camera calibration software. i1Publish (a stand-alone software package) includes all of the above except for the spectrophotometer. xritephoto.com