Onyx Graphics awarded another U.S. patent for colour technology innovation

The new technology will result in improved colour accuracy, especially for backlit display and textile printing applications.
The new technology will improve colour accuracy, especially for backlit display applications.
Dr. Max Derhak.
Dr. Max Derhak.

Global software company Onyx Graphics (Salt Lake City, Utah) has been awarded another U.S. patent for colour technology innovations in wide-format and grand-format print software solutions. U.S patent 9,917,955 has been granted for spectral transmissive measurement of media – a new method of obtaining colour information for printing on media resulting in improved colour accuracy, especially for backlit displays and textile printing applications. The patent is the product of Onyx Graphics’ own staff of colour scientists, including Dr. Max Derhak, Dr. Lin Luo (Eric) and William Chase.

Kevin Murphy.
Kevin Murphy.

“Onyx Graphics is continually investing in research and development,” said Kevin Murphy, President of Onyx Graphics. “With a technologically strong engineering staff working alongside our own colour scientists, our in-house development teams are able to create and enhance our leading-edge technologies to deliver powerful and reliable, large-format print solutions that lift the industry.” This latest U.S. patent includes technological advancements in the field of colour management, an acknowledged industry-known strength for the company. A new colour experience is also promised with the company’s next major release, which will be integrated into the full spectrum of Onyx software solutions – including Onyx Thrive print workflow software and Onyx RIP products.

Since 1989, Onyx Graphics has helped customers increase productivity, reduce costs and gain a competitive edge with superior print and colour quality. Onyx Color, its own colour engine optimized specifically for large-format inkjet printing, has positioned the company as a market leader in reliable large-format printing workflow software.

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.