Come Together
November 1, 2002

The computer-to-plate digital revolution is in full swing, but print buyers are finding that turning their back on film hasn't led their organizations to the promised land. While film production processes are largely linear, slow, and inefficient, they are, in the eyes of many print buyers and manufacturers alike, supremely manageable. Contrast that to digital computer-to-plate (CTP), where content moves at a dizzying pace, with dozens of people-including content creators, prepress suppliers, and printers-interactively massaging, moving, tweaking, sharing, and perfecting the digital data files that, at many shops, have pushed film and hard-copy proofs aside. While going digital and working in real-time offers many

Say Cheese
June 22, 2001

Once upon a time, there was film. But as digitization became a more important presence in the industry, scanners were introduced to bridge the gap between film and digital output devices. Since then, digital cameras have taken center stage as a way to not only increase productivity, but also sharpen digital imaging overall. The following is part one of a two-part series featuring popular high-end professional digital camera models and statistics. Agfa: ePhoto CL18 VGA, Dual Mode digital camera and webcam; Built-in flash, USB, video to TV outlets ePhoto CL20 1.3 Megapixel PRINT button; direct uploading compatible to AGFAnet; Dual Mode digital camera