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Wasatch 6.3 Softrip Released

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

Wasatch Dye Sublimation RIPVersion 6.3 of Wasatch SoftRIP has been released for sale and shipment.

Some of the key new features:

  • SoftRIP Templates – save prep time by defining templates for image layout and sizing. Ideal for any printing that requires consistent image placing and sizing – i.e. t-shirting printing and flatbed printing
  • Color Database capabilities for importing databases (users can import their own pantone data sets)
  • Color refinement allowing hue specifications in percentages
  • Halftoning method for use with grayscale print heads such as Xaar Omnidot
  • A “generic” Tiff output capability for simple printers that can be interfaced via a set of separated Tiff files.

Wasatch SoftRIP is available as part of our Dye Sublimation Total Solution Package.

Wasatch 6.0 Now Available

Monday, December 4th, 2006

The full release version of Wasatch Softrip 6.0 is now available. Contact us for more information.

Some of the new features:

Digital Tool Kit – This new feature provides image editing options including sizing, cropping, checking color gamut, tiling and more.

New Workflow Paths to improve production speeds. These new paths include:

  • Direct-to-Layout is ideal for users who like to view all of the images in a production run at the same time so they can plan their print run efficiently.
  • Job-Based processing streamlines file preparation for individuals that choose to open one image at a time, preparing each file to RIP and print individually.
  • The Server-Based workflow is favored by users who manage the RIP from the Master Queues Manager, receiving files to RIP from separate networked workstations.

Smart Nesting – new nesting algorithm will intelligently rearrange your images to maximize coverage and save on media costs

New Ergosoft PosterPrint Dealer

Saturday, October 14th, 2006

Ergosoft PosterPrint V12Jesse J. Heap & Son Inc., announces they are now an official distributor of ErgoSoft’s PosterPrint RIP software. The award-winning RIP software is included as part their Total Solution dye sublimation package for wide format printers.

PosterPrint is a professional software solution for efficient production of digital printouts in vibrant and accurate colors. Its ability to support wide-format inkjet printers makes it an ideal addition to the Total Solution package.

Read more in our press release.

T-Shirt Sublimation Examples

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Here are some examples of dye sublimation printing examples we did at a recent trade-show. We used Sawgrass ArtainiumUV inks along with Ergosoft Posterprint V12
Dye Sublimation T-ShirtDye Sub T-Shirt Example

More examples of sublimation examples including trade-show backdrops, banners, sublimation on wood, and cermaic tiles are available in our dye sub section.

Wasatch Softrip 6.0 Beta Available

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

*** UPDATE *** Full Release of Wasatch SoftRip 6.0 is now available
Wasatch SoftRIP 6.0Wasatch has recently announced availability of Wasatch SoftRIP ver 6.0. with full release sometime in late October. There are several new time-saving workflow options and media-saving nesting tools available in this version.

Anyone purchasing Version 5.3 today will receive the upgrade to Version 6.0 free of charge at the time of its full release. Fortunately, all imaging configurations and all RIP and Print queues from Version 5.3 work perfectly in Version 6.0.

Stay tuned for a review – in the meantime read our write up on the importance of RIP software and an overview of wasatch 5.3.

Wasatch Image Configurations

Sunday, May 21st, 2006

Wasatch Imaging Configurations are now available online for download. You must be using the most recent version of Wasatch in order to use the configuration. Contact us if you have a previous version. For related reading – read our article on the benefits of RIP software and an introduction to sublimation color management.

Wasatch Softrip Enhancements

Saturday, September 17th, 2005

Wasatch Softrip now supports 15 new languages:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

Sawgrass Color Profiles

Friday, July 8th, 2005

Added info on the color profiles that are available for color management with the total solution dye sublimation package.

Wasatch Variable Data Printing Option

Thursday, February 10th, 2005

Wasatch VDP OptionThe total solution package for dye-sublimation printing now includes an optional variable data printing option from Wasatch. The optional variable data package is suited for sublimation printing of items that require changing text or graphics. It’s ideal for productions of customized uniforms, promotional items, or full-color labels. Any material that requires separate graphics for each print could benefit from the variable data printing option.