ColorGATE Digital Output Solution GmbH, with its main offices in Hannover, the capital city of Lower Saxony, Germany, is a pan-European leading supplier of innovative product and system solutions for printing service providers. With approximately 30 employees, the owner-operated company, which was founded in 1997, develops and markets production software and color management solutions for large-format, proof and fine art printing, all of which have been carefully tailored to meet current application needs. The intelligent combination of perfectly matched components puts ColorGATE Print Solutions at the top of their class – developed by experienced professionals for professional applications.
PRODUCTIONSERVER5 - the universal RIP solution
Speed, quality and production reliability. These are the major factors that guarantee perfection in digital printing services today. ColorGATE PRODUCTIONSERVER5 offers one of the most flexible and productive software products for digital, cross-system high-end large-format printing. Equipped with the most modern RIP technology (PS, PDF, PDF/X) and professional high-end color management in a class of its own. Future-proof, capable of automation, platform-independent for all printing systems and expandable in modular form for all applications in large-format printing. The range of modules available includes film production and proofing, Print & Cut and Photo & Fine Art and right on up to integrated profiling.
Reliable, error-free output – stable, efficient production processes: ColorGATE PRODUCTIONSERVER5 scores top marks in actual practice. It’s ergonomically designed, pioneering user interface guarantees perfect handling right from the start. Everything is possible, nothing is impossible: Big banners (textile, indoor, outdoor), contour displays; placards, mega posters, billboards, façade and transportation advertising; advertising and tradeshow systems; digital proofs, screen printing; photo and fine-art prints, and much more. It’s only a question of the configuration.
There are three ColorGATE PRODUCTIONSERVER5 software packages to choose from. Depending on the system requirements, from fully loaded to the basic version: ULTIMATE, PRO, SELECT. Upgrades from SELECT to PRO or ULTIMATE can be made at any time. All the packages can be easily expanded by adding a diverse range of options and up to twelve different modules. In more detail: the PROOF Module for legally binding digital proofs based on the media standard for printing (ISO 12647-7). The FILMGATE Module and the world’s first SCREEN PRINT PROOF Module for auto-typical screening and digital screen proofs in commercial applications. The PHOTO&FINEART Module for photo and fine-art prints in high-end quality. The JDF Module, the integration interface based on the JDF V.1.1 (Job Definition Format) industrial standard. The PRINT&CUT Module for quick, precise film and contour cut production on a cut plotter. Five PROFILER Modules (EXPRESS, PROFILER, MULTI-COLOR, DEVICELINK, REFERENCE) for individual profiling directly from the software, targeted color management instead of expensive trial & error concepts. The QUALITY ASSURANCE Module (QAM) provides the first fully integrated quality assurance technology for LFP production usage. Or keep control on you daily production costs with the latest COST CALCULATION Module (CCM).
ColorGATE – the right product for every solution
A number of the ColorGATE PRODUCTIONSERVER5 Modules are also available as stand-alone software packages e.g. PROOFGATE5, PHOTOGATE5 and FILMGATE5.
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