|CREO DELIVERS INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS AT PHOTOPLUS|
- Photographers can use Creo scanners to digitize images of film originals, prints, and even glass photographic plates to preserve their original art in a digital image archive for future repurposing;
- Featuring a range of smart and advanced technologies, the iQsmart1 scanner meets the challenging needs of today's creative professionals for the price of US$8,500;
- Creo is demonstrating the iQsmart1 at PhotoPlus (stand #362), from October 21st to 23rd.
PHOTOPLUS EXPO 2004, NEW YORK -- October 21, 2004) - Creo Inc. (NASDAQ: CREO, TSX: CRE) is pleased to be demonstrating the iQsmart1(r) professional color scanner for the first time in North America at PhotoPlus Expo 2004, the largest expo for the photographic and imaging industries in the eastern United States. This new, innovative and affordable Creo scanner brings unparalleled precision, productivity and control to suit the needs of creative professionals including photographers, ad agencies, graphic design firms, and photo studios.
The iQsmart1 Scanner...
The iQsmart1 scanner creates new revenue streams for professional photographers, and sets new standards for high-resolution, high-productivity scanning for its price range. Featuring a range of smart and advanced technologies, the iQsmart1 scanner meets the challenging needs of today's creative professionals for the price of US$8,500. The iQsmart1 brings unparalleled color consistency and productivity to high-speed digital scanning. "The iQsmart1 puts imaging power in the hands of novices and experienced professionals alike," explains Shuky Garibi, director, scanning solutions, Creo. "We're very pleased to provide the creative market with the ability to control their color and images without relying on outside agencies. The iQsmart1 can shorten turnaround time and creates new opportunities for revenue generation." Special offers for purchasing Creo scanners are available at PhotoPlus. The iQsmart1 can also be purchased online at www.creo.com/iqsmart1.
At PhotoPlus Expo 2004...
Demonstrations of the iQsmart3(r) scanner are also underway at the Creo booth at PhotoPlus. This high-end member of the iQsmart family meets the needs of creative professionals who require higher optical resolution. The iQsmart3 scanner is a robust solution geared for high-productivity needs and offers versatility, speed and automation. Photographers can use Creo scanners to digitize images of film originals, prints, and even glass photographic plates to preserve their original art in a digital image archive for future repurposing.
Visit the Creo stand (#362) at PhotoPlus, where the iQsmart scanners are being demonstrated from October 21 to 23, 2004 in New York, NY.
Creo Inc. is a global company with key strengths in imaging and software technology. The leading provider of prepress systems, Creo helps over 25,000 customers worldwide adopt digital production methods which reduce costs, increase print quality and allow them to serve their customers more efficiently. Based on a solid foundation of intellectual property, Creo has an unmatched range of technology solutions that address the needs of commercial, publication, on demand, packaging, and newspaper printers, and creative professionals. Creo product lines include software and hardware for computer-to-plate imaging, systems for digital photography, scanning, and proofing, as well as printing plates and proofing media. Creo also supplies on-press imaging technology, components for digital presses, color servers, and high-speed digital printers.
Based in Vancouver, Canada, Creo reported fiscal 2003 revenue of US$578 million. Creo trades on NASDAQ (CREO) and the TSX (CRE). www.creo.com
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