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Jun 20, 2001 12:00 AM
Fuji Hunt, a vendor of photochemistry and image quality control
products, announced its recently established Digital Solutions
division has been appointed as a GretagMacbeth European reseller
for the photographic market.
This move combines GretagMacbeth’s full line of color
control and management tools, including spectrophotometers,
profiling, color quality control and workflow software, with Fuji
Hunt’s color management services. This range of solutions
will be offered through Fuji-Hunt’s offices in the UK,
Europe, USA and Canada.
"This strategic partnership with GretagMacbeth enables us to
supply a complete range of color management software and hardware
aimed specifically at the photographic market," says Charles
Henniker-Heaton, Fuji Hunt’s European marketing manager.
"What makes this an even more exciting opportunity is the
introduction of several new solutions, including the
iProfile-Pro™ and iProfile-Basic™ Bundles as well as
the recently launched Eye-One system – which brings
professional colour management tools to a new, affordable price
level." "Those of us involved in the digital market have already
realized, or are beginning to realize, that color management is an
essential tool for producing constant and reliable image quality.
By offering the GretagMacbeth products, we are able to provide
digital solutions to cover the full image handling spectrum from
capture to final output, ensuring consistent colour reproduction
throughout," concludes Henniker-Heaton.
"We are very excited to enter the photographic market with such
a strong alliance partner, as we believe the photographic market is
on the verge of a breakthrough of acceptance of color measurement
and colour management solutions. This convergence towards color
management is fueled to a large extent by the increasing demand for
digital cameras and the availability of high quality, reasonable
cost and low maintenance printers. By leveraging its established
expertise in prepress, pressroom and creative markets,
GretagMacbeth will enable Fuji-Hunt to continue to offer a broader
range of high quality services and solutions to their customers as
they migrate to the digital world", said Francis Lamy, Vice
President and General Manager, Digital Imaging at
Following a highly successful European launch,
ProfileMaker™ 3.1, supplied as part of the iProfilePro
Bundle, is now available from Fuji Hunt. With its comprehensive
capabilities for profiling digital cameras, monitors and scanners
at the input stage, and all print systems, including back lit film,
at the output stage, the iProfilePro Bundle provides minilabs,
prolabs, photofinishers, and imaging centres with everything they
need to fully color manage all of their digital devices. Output
options include such systems as the Frontier, Pictrography and
Kiosk, along with numerous inkjet and laser output devices,
including large format printing systems up to and including the
The iProfilePro Bundle also enable the operator to provide clients and customers with input profiles in order for them to prepare their images before submitting them for output.