PMA 2018 Report
Durst Image Technology USA introduced a "total imaging solution" built around the company's highly regarded Theta 76 "Large-Format Minilabs." It features the new Durst ThetaWeb - a comprehensive, fully automatic online ordering program - as well as a built-in densitometer, and an on-board spectrophotometer that creates "self-made" ICC profiles. This solution is on display at the PMA in Las Vegas, Nevada. "Durst has developed a reputation for providing regular upgrades to its imaging systems, in order to protect and extend our customers' capital investments, and expand their capabilities as their operations expand," said A. Ron Waters, President and CEO of Durst, USA.
Fujifilm USA, announced the Frontier 710 Digital Lab System. Part of the award-winning Frontier Series of lab systems, the Fujifilm Frontier 710 is a compact digital printer processor capable of producing up to 810 4R prints per hour. The Frontier 710 can be installed in a 14 ft2 space, offers a standard printing capacity of up to 24 inches in length, and features Fujifilm’s Image Intelligence technology. Image Intelligence automatically compensates for problematic conditions such as poor lighting, backlighting and high contrast, as well as over- or under- exposure. The Frontier 710 also offers a “one-touch” replenishing chemistry system, using Fujifilm CP-49E chemistry.
KIS Photo-Me Group introduced its new Digital Automatic Minilab, a versatile “dry lab” with a revolutionary, productive Pro Pack option that produces standard thermal prints from 3.5x5 to 10x12 inches, as well as a variety of customized photo consumer photo. Besides a versatile memory card reader, an on-board flatbed scanner allows consumers to digitize and enhance existing pictures/art work, and its self-payment options enable 24/7 self-service operation. Designed mainly for drugstores, supermarkets and convenience stores, the Digital Automatic Minilab is available in both two- and four-printer configurations with production speeds as fast as 2.5 seconds per 4x6-inch print.