FREMONT, Calif., July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) has partnered with OKI Data Americas to bring to market an EFI™ Fiery® digital front end (DFE) driving OKI's leading-edge C900 Series digital production color printers for the graphic arts and specialty printing markets.
The new Fiery C9 Server drives six models from the C900 Series Multimedia Production Platform. These OKI printers provide a low cost of entry and deliver high value output for graphic designers and print shops seeking to expand print applications across a wide variety of media sizes, types and thicknesses. Customers can now take advantage of an industry-leading Fiery-powered workflow that delivers advanced job and color management capabilities and outstanding performance. The Fiery C9 DFE also includes support for OKI's clear and white toners found in the C941 and white toner found in the C942 leveraging these printers' unmatched capabilities to:
"OKI Data Americas is excited to offer advanced EFI Fiery technology to support our expanding line of C900 Series professional series digital color printers," said Fabrizio Soto, Vice President, Marketing — Production Printing and Wide Format Products for OKI Data Americas. "The C931 from OKI with the EFI Fiery C9 Server delivers one of the most price-competitive, Fiery Driven™ production systems on the market. Together with OKI's patented printing technology within revolutionary C900 Series devices, the complementary Fiery C9 server provides even greater advantages and enhancements to create professional-quality output — whether in-house or within the print for pay arena."
"This new Fiery offering brings a high-value, performance-enhancing set of features like specialty-color support, advanced job and color management, and workflow integration capabilities that help OKI customers expand their unique print offerings using a 5th color on select models and various types of media," said John Henze, vice president of marketing, EFI Fiery.
More than just a DFE, Fiery technology is known for its many industry-leading capabilities, including:
The new Fiery DFE for the OKI C931e, C931DP, C941e, C941DP, C942 and C942DP digital color printers is available immediately from OKI Data Americas. For more information about Fiery Driven digital print production, please visit www.efi.com or call +1 800-875-7117. For more information about OKI printing technology and the C900 Series digital production printers, visit www.okidata.com.
EFI™ is a global technology company, based in Silicon Valley, and is leading the worldwide transformation from analog to digital imaging. We are passionate about fueling customer success with products that increase competitiveness and boost productivity. To do that, we develop breakthrough technologies for the manufacturing of signage, packaging, textiles, ceramic tiles, and personalized documents, with a wide range of printers, inks, digital front ends, and a comprehensive business and production workflow suite that transforms and streamlines the entire production process. (www.efi.com)
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