Updated solutions from OneVision Software for wide format printing

Updated solutions from OneVision Software for wide format printing
Automated cut line merging

OneVision Software together with partner Canon will present the new version of its wide format automation suite for automating the prepress stage of wide and super wide format printers at the FESPA. OneVision is showing its solutions for the printing industry not only on the booth of its technology partner Canon Deutschland, but also on its own booth.

Just in time for FESPA, the Regensburg-based company is releasing its new software version 18.1 of the automation software for large format printers, which contains new nesting features. Thanks to automated intersection line merging, the number of intersection lines and thus the cutting time is considerably reduced. In addition, spot colors can now be extracted from PDF files. For example, cut lines or white masks can be automatically removed for printing and at the same time a separate file can be created with only the spot colors for further processing – e.g. by a cutter. The automation of this task speeds up production times.

“The automation of the production workflow is becoming increasingly important for our customers, who produce a wide variety of applications on our printing systems. We are meeting these requirements more and more with the close cooperation with OneVision. So, a full automation of data acceptance, data checking and data preparation up to the printing system is possible. This makes it possible to achieve quick and lasting effects when considering the commercial aspects of production” Mathieu Peeters, marketing director B2B Canon Deutschland GmbH, comments.

However, the cooperation and automation does not end with printing, but continues during the cutting process. At the OneVision booth, various print products made of rigid and flexible material, prepared and nested with OneVision software, will be cut live on site with the Oce ProCut G3 2500L.

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