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Coming out of the type box; or, what customers really want for type handling and imaging in document processing applications
Author(s): William A. McCuskey
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Paper Abstract

Comparison of document users' real underlying type handling and imaging requirements with the industry-supplied solutions reveals an industry-imposed nightmare for the customer. This paper suggests the real and the imposed requirements, uses Xerox as an example of a vendor odyssey moving from bitmap to outline technology and from host-based to networked printing, and discusses the challenges of next steps in satisfying the 'real requirements', including the move away from emulation of the typographer's typebox in computer-based solutions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 August 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1909, Device-Independent Color Imaging and Imaging Systems Integration, (4 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.149071
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William A. McCuskey, Xerox Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1909:
Device-Independent Color Imaging and Imaging Systems Integration
Ricardo J. Motta; Hapet A. Berberian, Editor(s)

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