SmartDFE™ brings the creation of print-ready PDF files, job workflow automation, RIPping, screening, and optimised image quality together with data driven directly to the printheads at high speed.
Co-developed by Meteor Inkjet, Global Graphics Software, HYBRID Software and Xitron, SmartDFE transforms the role of the digital press in the smart print factory of the future. SmartDFE for labels and packaging comprises PDF editing, layout, and automated Variable Data Printing with HYBRID Stepz and CLOUDFLOW, job cost estimation and production controls that connect to the Smart Factory using OPC UA (Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture), rasterization and screening using Harlequin Direct™ sending completed image data directly to the printhead via datapaths from either Meteor for industrial inkjet printheads or Xitron for Memjet technology.
Maximise performance via the Meteor datapath
Reduced Time to Market
Simplify the integration of the DFE and the digital press
Accomplish everything from job creation to driving the printheads