Description of the member
Since 1988 Global Graphics Harlequin RIP® has powered pre-press and digital print solutions around the world and continues to dominate in commercial and newsprint. Version 10.0 of the Harlequin RIP, launched in 2013, 25 years after Version 1.0, has been developed specifically to enable print shops to grow out into digital print or to expand into digital marketing. It is the ideal print engine to drive short run digital presses profitably alongside CtP.
Global Graphics Softwares other technologies include the Jaws RIP®, used extensively in the wide format segment, and gDoc technology used by enterprise software vendors to develop productivity software applications.
Global Graphics Softwares RIPs offer outstanding performance, quality and reliability for high-volume, ultra high-volume and wide format digital printing applications. The company also has significant expertise and IP in color management, multi-level screening, imposition and trapping technologies. Its research and development team comprises international experts on Page Description Languages, document formats and color science, and the companys patent portfolio covers many areas of printing and document technology.
Global Graphics has always taken an active role in industry standards setting bodies and associations. Today, Martin Bailey, the Chief Technology Officer is the UK primary expert on the International Standards Organization (ISO) for PDF and for PDF/VT.
Global Graphics Softwares customers include leading brands such as HP, Corel, Quark, Kodak, Agfa, Wasatch and Onyx. The roots of the company go back to 1986 and to Cambridge University, and, today the majority of the R&D team is still based near this university town. There are also offices near Boston, Massachusetts and in Tokyo. Global Graphics Softwares parent company, Global Graphics SE is registered in France and listed on NYSE-Euronext (GLOG).