Computer-to-Plate (CTP) features companies specializing in Copy-Dot, Imposition Printing, Imposition Software, Plates and Platesetters. Each company features Web sites and descriptions of products and services.
Agfa Dot copydot software allows content creators to bring legacy films into their digital workflow. Agfa Professional Support (APS) provides service and support solutions, proving systems integration, workflow optimization, ongoing service and training.
The Renaissance II Plus is a high-resolution, high-throughput copy-dot scanner that employs PMT scanning technology and an internal, transparent drum. Features include automatic registration, on-screen bitmap editing, tapeless film mounting, selectable speed/quality modes and multi-point tonal calibration. CreoScitex also offers the Copydot Toolkit, designed for users of copy-dot or one-bit TIFF data to view, retouch and process bitmap files.
The Celsis 6250 with C-Dot SP software is a scanner for both mid-range and high-end environments. It offers automated set-up functionality and 20x28-inch scanning area. Operators work in a Mac environment, and a concurrent set-up feature allows scanning to continue while other scans are set-up or edited.
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GEI carries the line of TESCA copy-dot scanners, including the TESCA 3050, designed for newspapers, and 3100 for commercial printing. Both scanners feature Color Register Systems and Multiple Image Crop for gang scanning.
All Howtek scanners can be equipped with Howtek CopyDot software for copy-dot scanning. The company provides high-quality scanners for the publishing industry with diagnostic quality. Howtek also offers a variety of CCD- and PMT-based image capture products, including the Scanmaster digital color scanners and the MultiRad line of digitizers.
Purup-Eskofot manufactures copy-dot scanners, including devices designed for reflective, transmissive and original art, as well as copy-dot and descreen.
The Iris43WIDE proofer features drop-on-demand piezo-electric ink-jet technology. This production-oriented imposition proofer provides a double-sided imposition signature, which allows it to produce printed and folded proofs. The Iris62WIDE, a 16- and 32-up imposition proofer, is designed for large-format film and CTP applications.