Fast, Automated, Versatile and Affordable Eye-One iO Scanning Table from GretagMacbeth Now Shipping
GretagMacbeth, the worldwide technological leader in color management solutions for the graphic arts industry, is now shipping the Eye-One iO automated scanning table, recently shown at PRINT 05 in Chicago, PhotoPlus Expo in NYC and LabelExpo in Brussels. The new Eye-One iO takes chart reading automation to an unrivaled level of speed and versatility, measuring more than 400 patches per minute and accommodating various substrates up to 10mm thick, rendering the award-winning Eye-One system as the most complete solution for all color measurement and color management needs. Announcing the shipments, Dr. Iris Mangelschots, Vice President and General Manager Digital Imaging Business Unit, commented: "The Eye-One iO provides an unprecedented level of automation for fast, repeatable measurement results — with unmatched substrate versatility, at a highly competitive price. The Eye-One iO is fully compatible with every Eye-One Pro, giving our large installed base the opportunity to make their initial investment even more valuable. It is also available as a bundled solution for new users." The Eye-One iO has been received with enthusiasm by photographers, prepress specialists, graphic designers, corporate design departments, and adverting agencies, as well as print-for-pay operations, fine arts reproduction houses, sign shops, textile printers, large format specialists, and high speed digital printers. The Eye-One iO automated scanning table provides the fastest available measurement of reflective test charts to quickly produce accurate custom profiles. Suitable for use on substrates ranging from polybag material to ceramics and textiles, the Eye-One iO can accommodate substrates as thick as 10mm. Leading industry experts say: "The iO is faster than any other device out there and offers great versatility in handling a wide range of media. It is a killer product!" Steve Upton, CHROMiX, Inc. "Attaching my trusty Eye-One to iO was one of the biggest thrills this year. It’s measured a 1000 patch chart in under 3 minutes, with amazing repeatability and created fantastic profiles!" Thomas Holm, Pixl. "iO is fast and versatile. It creates profiles from a thousand-patch test charts in minutes — clearly the next generation of color tools." Brian P. Lawler, Graphic Arts Consultant. Driven by either GretagMacbeth’s Eye-One Match or ProfileMaker color management software, the Eye-One iO adds complete automation functionality to all Eye-One Pro packages in an easily upgradeable form. When used with any Eye-One Pro spectrophotometer, the Eye-One iO provides consistent and reliable results, increases productivity, and reduces the risk of errors, all with a lower level of operator skill required than other systems. Availability The GretegMacbeth Eye-One iO, now shipping, is available through the GretagMacbeth worldwide dealer network and the GretagMacbeth e-store at gretagmacbethstore.com. About GretagMacbeth GretagMacbeth is a worldwide technological leader of color management solutions for graphic arts, photography, digital imaging, paints, plastics, apparel, textiles and automotive, among other industries. The company, part of Amazys Holding AG headquartered in Regensdorf, Switzerland, maintains offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia. GretagMacbeth trains and supports customers worldwide and is an ISO-9001 certified company. For additional information in the United States and Canada, please call 845-565-7660, in Europe, please call +41 1 842 24 00 or visit our websites at www.gretagmacbeth.com or www.i1color.com.