Idealliance is the leading certifier of systems required for state-of-the-art media production.

Digital Press Certification – Electrophotographic

The Digital Press Certification Program certifies the capabilities of commercial production electrophotographic devices to meet specific print standards. The program consists of testing and certification in areas of color, print properties, and print production. It considers the entire press system, including the digital front-end, print engine, and paper. Updated 2017 to version 2.3.6. Click for a List of Certified Systems or Manufacturers, Click Here to Submit Your System.

Digital Press Certification – Inkjet High Speed, Cut Sheet & Web

The Digital Press Certification Program certifies the capabilities of commercial production inkjet, high speed, cut sheet and web, devices to meet specific print standards. The program consists of testing and certification in areas of color, print properties, and print production. It considers the entire press system, including the digital front-end, print engine, and paper. Updated 2017 to version 2.3.6. Click for a List of Certified Systems or Manufacturers, Click Here to Submit Your System.

G7 System Certification

The G7 System Certification Program evaluates the ability of a software system to calibrate a printing device to meet the G7 grayscale definition using four 1-D Curves. Click for a List of Certified Systems or Manufacturers, Click Here to Submit Your System.

G7 Press Control System Certification

G7 Press Control Certification validates a press control system’s ability to monitor and control G7 gray balance and tonality, supporting print service providers’ ability to realize the full benefits of the G7 methodology. Click for a List of Certified Systems or Manufacturers, Click Here to Submit Your System.

Hard Proofing System Certification

The Hard Proofing System Certification program conveys a proofing systems capability associated with GRACoL® and SWOP® specifications, and compliance with ISO 12647-7. It is in development for re-launch in 2017. Click for a List of Certified Systems or manufacturers, click here to submit your system [revised coming 2017].

Soft Proofing and Display System Certification 

A soft proofing system consists of a display, software, measurement equipment, and a host computer that adjusts incoming data so that a displayed image simulates the appearance of a hard copy proof calibrated to a chosen reference print characterization and viewed under standard lighting. Soft proofing systems are evaluated based on requirements specified in ISO 14861. A display is an LCD flat panel device with fluorescent or LED backlight, a screen resolution of 90 pixels per inch or more, a screen size capable of previewing intended content at full scale, and a gamut that encases the intended reference print condition. Displays are evaluated based on requirements specified in ISO 12646. Click for a List of Systems Certified to Original Specifications or Manufacturers, Click Here to Submit Your System.

Wide/Grand Format Inkjet System Certification

The Wide/Grand Format Inkjet System Certification Program evaluates original equipment manufacturers’ roll-fed and flatbed large format printing systems. Systems are evaluated for printing, production, and application qualities for a specific ink and media combination. Results of the program inform prospective and current users of large format technologies on which system best meets their production and market needs, as well as how to achieve consistent quality from their printing systems. Click for a List of Certified Systems or Manufacturers, Click Here to Submit Your System.

Wide/Grand Format Inkjet Performance Benchmarking

The Wide/Grand Format Inkjet System Performance Benchmarking Program is an initiative of the Idealliance – Print Properties and Colorimetric Council to quantify performance of innovative technologies in the wide/grand format inkjet industries. Evaluations of original equipment manufacturers’ roll-fed and flatbed large format printing systems are completed for printing, production, and application qualities for a specific ink and media combination. Results of the program allow developers to conduct independent third-party analysis of current and emerging technologies and inform prospective and current users of large format technologies on which system best meets their production and market needs, as well as how to achieve consistent quality from their printing systems.evaluates original equipment manufacturers’ roll-fed and flatbed large format printing systems. Click Here for Benchmarking Program Details or Manufacturers, Click Here to Submit Your System.


 

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