Proceedings PaperExperiences With Laser Imaging Systems In The Newspaper Business
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The history of lasers in the newspaper business began in 1966 with some experiments by Dow Jones & Co. engineers and continues today with much of the potential still unfulfilled. The search for practical systems has included almost every type of laser, modulator and optical system to produce a printing plate as the end result. As in many new technologies, the pioneers have not been the most successful in the market place, but it has been an exciting time.