Xerox has announced a suite of production print innovations including new presses, technology enhancements for existing printers as well as artificial intelligence and automation features that aid speed and productivity.
At a virtual event attended by partners and clients around the world, Xerox unveiled the following innovations:
A Color Accelerator module for Baltoro, expanding inkjet applications and adding ink-saving automation. The Xerox Color Accelerator for Xerox Baltoro HF Inkjet Press enables increased print quality, expanded media options and automation to make inkjet printing viable for lucrative applications such as direct mail, postcards and catalogues.
Addition of fluorescent pink to the Iridesse Production Press, enhancing its metallics, white and clear colour palette - These embellishments allow print providers to differentiate and offer their clients eye-popping designs and enhancements.
Three new printers are capable of higher volumes, more media and extended colour options in the VersaLink with the C8000W and Versant family’s 280 Press and4100 Press.
Two Xerox Nuvera print speed upgrades that best competition - The Xerox Nuvera 157 MX Production System and Xerox Nuvera MX Perfecting Production System monochrome production presses have upgraded the magnetic ink character recognition (MICR) print speeds to exceed any competitive press.
AI-enabled media management software that enables high-quality images with minimal set-up and staff time - PredictPrint Media Manager Software is included with the new Versant 4100 and can be added to Iridesse. By using artificial intelligence, the software automatically identifies the media being used and provides the correct press settings.
Automated workflow updates to seamlessly print embellishments with FreeFlow Core 6.0 - FreeFlow Core 6.0 automates the process of preparing a file to print and now includes the application of Beyond CMYK enhancements. FreeFlow Core uses pre-built workflows to seamlessly apply embellishments such as gold, silver, white, clear and fluorescents without changing the source file.
Tracey Koziol, Senior Vice President of Global Offerings, Xerox said, “print enhancement is the fastest-growing segment in print and Xerox offers the broadest set of solutions to help clients expand their business here. The new technology and features we are launching expand the capabilities and profit potential of existing devices while introducing new presses that respond to demand higher volume and extended media and colour palettes. There’s a reason Xerox remains top in the production print market.”
Marybeth Gilbert, Vice President and General Manager, Production Business, Xerox added, “these new products and features represent the sweet spot of technology, where end-to-end solutions support our customers need to differentiate and expand their businesses in any economic environment. Our customers know they can count on Xerox innovation in response to their business needs.”