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Ultimate at 2014 HP Photo Summit in Orlando


Montreal, Canada, February 18th 2014, Ultimate Technographics will be showcasing its cutting edge Photo Automation System, Impostrip® PassGate, for mid to high volume photo labs and print service providers at 2014 HP Photo Summit in Orlando, Florida, March 5th. Automation drives results in online photo publishing procurement with digital printing. Eliminating manual steps and achieving high volume JPG processing and printing is crucial to web-to-print photo prints, books, posters, calendars and cards.

Photo Books and Calendars 
Ultimate’s new solution helps print service providers (PSP) and photo labs to diversify their photo-based business and leverage their capital equipment. Ultimate’s photo and book software solution allows taping into wider markets, and produce efficiently from a web2print environment to high quality professional photo printing on Indigo presses, meeting demanding quality expectations of their customers.

Photo Prints 
Impostrip® PassGate is an automated scalable solution for mid to high volume photo labs and for digital photo book printers that want to expand their product offering to include photo print services. The new solution is designed to link the print service provider’s ordering system, that can be an AgX job ticketing system or web store-front to an automated photo production management server Impostrip® PassGate, operating as a back-end engine in order to efficiently manage order components and produce photo streams for digital printing. Impostrip® PassGate delivers a smart batching logic managing imposition for photo printing and finishing.

“We see a real trend towards the convergence of photo lab businesses with photo publishing in our industry, explains Joanne David, President and CEO of Ultimate Technographics. We have concentrated our efforts to adapt and address this new type of customers. Impostrip® PassGate offers a unique and innovative solution helping AgX customers adapting their system to a modern digital printing production. We are excited to bring this new technology on the forefront for the HP Indigo Photo Summit and contribute to supporting digital print service providers’ efforts to expand their photo book business with photo prints and vice-versa.”