The latest developments in digital printing and PDF/X

Matthias Wagner // April 18, 2016

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Cover of PSD 2016The 2016 PSD handbook version has now been published.

Over the past 10 years digital printing has evolved into a standards-based platform from which all vendors may benefit. Fogra's research helps drive this standardization by way of providing the necessary detailed substantiation and ensuring the active contribution of the prepress and print industries.

Fogra's ProcessStandard Digital Handbook 2016 brings a number of major changes:

  • FOGRA51 as the new digital printing exchange space
  • Updated PDF/X-ready preflight profiles
  • Includes a page showing all tolerances at a glance (see the last page)
  • Explanation of quality report and optimising PDF from Caldera and Colorlogic added
  • The specification of tolerances has been updated

The German-language version will be provided soon.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Matthias Wagner

Matthias obtained his degree in computer science in 1985 and possess comprehensive IT knowledge and experience dealing with the use of PDF format. Following his studies he was employed as a software developer, moving in 1990 to marketing for the Software AG. From 2000 to 2005 he led an international sales project for T-Systems International GmbH. Afterwards until 2008 he was head …

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Matthias Wagner

Matthias obtained his degree in computer science in 1985 and possess comprehensive IT knowledge and experience dealing with the use of …

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