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Harlequin - the fastest rip ever

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Harlequin - the fastest rip ever

  1. 1. Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.
  2. 2. Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.> Independent  speed  tests  carried  out  by   the  Rochester  Ins.tute  of  Technology   show  that  Harlequin  has  plenty  of   processing  power  head  room  over  the   industry’s  highest  performing  digital   presses,  delivering  pages  far  in  excess  of   the  print  devices’  rated  speeds.  
  3. 3. Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.VDP   > 4  @mes  faster  than  the  HP   T410  and  20  @mes  faster  than   Label  print   > the  Océ  ColorStream  using  a   server  with  10  RIPs.    15  @mes   Over  20  @mes  faster   faster  than  an  HP  Indigo  7500   than  the  HP  Indigo   using  one  RIP.   WS6000  using  one  RIP   Publica.on   Commercial  print   > 11  @mes  faster  than     > 12  @mes  faster  than  the   Xerox  iGen4  and  nearly  20   @mes  faster  than  a  Canon   a  Kodak  Prosper  5000XL   with  a  server  of  10  RIPs,  24   @mes  faster  than  the  Ricoh   C901  with  one  RIP.   imagePRESS  C7000VP   using  one  RIP.  
  4. 4. Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.> “As  the  independent  speed  test  has   demonstrated,  the  Harlequin  Host   Renderer  3  can  deliver  pages  to  printers   at  speeds  that  exceed  the  rated  speeds   of  the  print  devices.”  InfoTrends   > “OEMs  developing   high-­‐speed,  high-­‐Performance   volume  prin@ng   equipment  should   consider  adding   Global  Graphics  to   > “Global  Graphics  is  well   posi@oned  to  benefit  from  the   their  evalua@on  list   when  sourcing  RIP   technology.”     growth  in  the  high-­‐produc@on   InfoTrends     inkjet  market.  Its  high-­‐quality  RIP       technology  is  mature,  consistent   in  output,  extremely  efficient,   robust,  and  scalable.”  InfoTrends  
  5. 5. Growth  in  the  inkjet  market   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. Exponen@al  rise  in  Con@nuous  Feed  Inkjet  Printer  placements  –   North  America  and  Western  Europe   Source:  InfoTrends  high-­‐speed  con@nuous  feed  color  inkjet  opportunity,  2011  
  6. 6. Performance/speed   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. Measured  speeds  of  a  single  Harlequin  RIP  by  category   Source:  InfoTrends,  2012  
  7. 7. High  performance  RIPs  save  you  money   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. Harlequin  Host  Renderer  is  cost-­‐effec@ve  across  the  broad  span  of  devices   Run  Light  and  Medium     Run  High  Volume     devices  on  a  single  RIP   devices  at  engine  speed     Mul.-­‐threading  –  Harlequin  Host     Mul.-­‐RIPs  –  The  Harlequin  Host  Renderer   Renderer  makes  full  use  of  mul@ple   harnesses  the  power  of     core  chips   mul@ple  RIPs         Always  print  at  engine  speed  no  mader  what  device  
  8. 8. Benefits  for  light  and  medium  device  OEMs   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. •  Maximum  use  of  processor  cores/  threads  per  device   •  A  highly  op@mized  mul@-­‐threaded  RIP  allows  high   speed  devices  to  be  driven  by  a  single  RIP   •  Hardware  cost  reduc@on  -­‐  reduce  need  for  processors   •  Single  RIP  easier  to  build  DFE     ○  Get  to  market  quicker   ○  Reduce  engineering  costs   •  No  special  hardware  requirements   ○  No  excessive  RAM  requirements   ○  Flexible  pricing  models  
  9. 9. Benefits  for  high  volume  device  OEMs   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. •  Highly  op@mized  mul@-­‐threaded  RIP  allows  you  to  drive  a  high   volume  digital  produc@on  device  with  fewer  RIPs   ○  Hardware  cost  reduc@on  –  reduced  need  for  servers   ○  Reduced  power  and  cooling  for  print  site   •  Opera@ng  system  cost  reduc@on  using  Linux  –  no  expensive   Microsoi  licenses   •  No  special  hardware  needed   •  No  excessive  baseline  RAM  requirements   •  Flexible  pricing  models…      
  10. 10. Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.Harlequin®  Parallel  Pages™    
  11. 11. Harlequin®  Parallel  Pages™   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. Page  1   Page    2   Page    3   Mul@ple  threads   perform  various  steps  of   Core  1   RIPing  and  outpumng,   concurrently.   Core  2   Core  3   Core  4   Core  5   P P P
  12. 12. Harlequin®  Parallel  Pages™  –  processor  ac@vity   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. A  20  page  job  being  processed   in  both  examples   Processor  running  Harlequin  Host  Renderer  3   without  Harlequin Parallel Pages   Time   Processor  running  Harlequin  Host  Renderer  3   with  Harlequin Parallel Pages   1.3  @mes   faster  
  13. 13. Harlequin®  Parallel  Pages™  –  performance  gains   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. No HPP With HPP •  Adding  more  threads  in  a   200 single-­‐RIP  implementa@on   increases  throughput   175 •  An  even  bigger  gain  can  be   Pages per minute per RIP achieved  by  adding  Harlequin   150 Parallel  Pages™   125 •  The  greatest  gains  are  seen   for  the  most  challenging  jobs.   100 75 50 1 2 4 8 16 12  core  G7  server  with  12GB  RAM.  Windows  2008  R2  (64-­‐ bit).  One  instance  of  HHR  3.0r2  on  one  server.  Output  to   Threads per RIP CMYK  contone  at  600dpi.  RIT  file  set.    
  14. 14. Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.Harlequin®  VariData™    
  15. 15. Harlequin®  VariData™   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.Page  1   All  missing  elements   rendered  and  cached   Render  cache   PDFs  sent  to  RIP   P Background   Output   P Name    -­‐  Tom   P Estate  car  image   P Map  1   Harlequin  RIP     queries  render     cache    
  16. 16. Harlequin®  VariData™   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.Page  2   3  missing  elements   rendered  and  cached   Render  cache   PDFs  queued     in  RIP   P Background   Output   O Name    -­‐  Tom   O Estate  car  image   O Map  1   P Name    -­‐  Joe   P Sports  car  image   P Map  2   Harlequin  RIP     queries  render     cache    
  17. 17. Harlequin®  VariData™   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.Page  3   2  missing  elements   rendered  and  cached   Render  cache   PDFs  queued     P Background   in  RIP   Output   O Name    -­‐  Tom   P Estate  car  image   O Map  1   O Name    -­‐  Joe   O Sports  car  image   O Map  2   Harlequin  RIP     P Name    -­‐  Fred   queries  render     cache   P Map  3    
  18. 18. Harlequin®  VariData™   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012.Page  4   1  missing  element   rendered  and  cached   Render  cache   PDF  queued     P Background   in  RIP   Output   O Name    -­‐  Tom   P Estate  car  image   P Map  1   O Name    -­‐  Joe   O Sports  car  image   O Map  2   Harlequin  RIP     O Name    -­‐  Fred   queries  render     cache   O Map  3     P Name    -­‐    Kim  
  19. 19. Harlequin®  VariData™  speeds  up  rendering   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. 1 RIP, without HVD 1 RIP, with HVD 10 RIPs, without HVD 10 RIPs, with HVD •  Harlequin  VariData™   significantly  boosts   5000 throughput  for  all   4500 categories  of  VDP  jobs   4000 •  It  also  scales  well  as  the   3500 number  of  RIPs  on  the   Pages per minute per RIP server  is  increased   3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 12  core  G7  server  with  12GB  RAM.  Windows  2008   0 R2  (64-­‐bit).  One  or  ten  instances  of  HHR  3.0r2  per   All VDP Labels Simple VDP Complex VDP server600dpi.  Output  to  CMYK  contone  with  mask   at,  using  external  HVD.  RIT  file  set.    
  20. 20. More  than  just  a  RIP   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. Everything  you  need  from  one  supplier  -­‐  use  your  own  IP  too   •  Harlequin  Screening  Library™   •  Colour  management   •  Mul@-­‐bit  screening   •  FOGRA  cer@fied   •  Harlequin  cross-­‐modulated  screening   •  Harlequin  ColorPro™   •  Harlequin  dispersed  screening   •  Harlequin  SetGoldPro™   •  Trapping   •  Harlequin  VariData™   •  Harlequin  TrapPro™   •  PDF  retained  raster   •  Harlequin  Parallel  Pages™   •  Font  emula.on   •  Concurrent  page  processing   •  Simple  imposi.on  
  21. 21. Beyond  the  DFE   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. •  Crea@on  of  thumbnails  and  previews     for  web-­‐to-­‐print  and  produc@on  print  workflow  solu@ons   •  Ink  usage  es@ma@on  system     to  support  inkjet  press  solu@ons   •  Pre-­‐produc@on  job  pre-­‐flight     to  ensure  that  jobs  will  run  through  a  produc@on  system  correctly   •  Offline  proofing   •  Rasteriza@on  service   providing  full  frame  contone  raster    
  22. 22. Not  just  pages…   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. Speciality  prin@ng   Packaging   Labels   Point  of   Building     sale   drapes         Tex@les   Printed   Printed   Vinyl  wraps   Electronics   Ceramics          
  23. 23. Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. Harlequin  VariData™   Extending  accelera@on  to   VDP  jobs  for  today  and   tomorrow   Harlequin  Parallel  Pages™  New  in  version  3   Interpre@ng  and  rendering   simultaneously   64-­‐bit  applica.on     Allowing  maximum  use  to   be  made  of  RAM  for   ul@mate  performance  
  24. 24. Who  is  Global  Graphics  Soiware?   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. •  Developer  of  prin@ng,  PDF  and  document  soiware   •  Harlequin  and  Jaws  RIPs   •  Pedigree  in  PDF  goes  back  to  1993   •  Harlequin  RIP  first  used  in  a  produc@on  system  in  1988  -­‐  first   class  reputa@on   •  Technology  innovator:    PostScript,  PDF,  XPS  reference  RIP,   screening,  color   •  Partnership  approach  and  flexible  commercial  models   •  Development  team  in  Cambridge  UK,  offices  near  Boston,  US     and  in  Tokyo,  Japan   •  Listed  on  NYSE  Euronext:  GLOG  
  25. 25. Top  10  reasons  to  work  with  us   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. Proven  success   Your  controller  will  cost  you  less   Global  Graphics  is  a  strategic  development     Achieve  more  with  less  processing  power   partner  to  HP     A  technology  innovator   Flexible  and  open  commercial  model   Select  a  pricing  model  to  suit  you   Expert  in  PDLs     PostScript®  and  PDF  in  one  RIP   RIP  development  is  our     Na@ve  processing  of  PS  and  PDF  in  one  RIP   core  business     RIP  development  represents  70%  of  our  business   Performance     Proven  over  many  years  in  the  field   Defining  standards     Ac@ve  in  commidees  defining  industry  standards   More  than  a  RIP     In-­‐RIP  color  management,  trapping,  imposi@on     and  screening Every  customer  is  unique   Partnerships  are  cri@cal  to  our  and  your  success            
  26. 26. A  technology  innovator   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. •  Consistently  early  to  market,  get  ahead  of  the  game  with  us!   ○  PostScript®  -­‐  1988   ○  Na@ve  PDF  processing  -­‐  1997   9 years before Adobe ○  Live  PDF  transparency  -­‐  2002   4 years before Adobe ○  PDF/VT  -­‐  2009   –  Shipping  in  OEM  DFEs  IPEX  -­‐  2010   ○  XPS  –  we  were  selected  by  Microsoi  to  develop  the  reference  implementa@on   •  Our  produc@on  experience  means  a  more  robust  and  complete  solu@on   •  Ac@ve  in  industry  standards  development:   ○  PDF,  PDF/VT,  ICC  
  27. 27. PostScript  and  PDF  in  one  RIP   Global Graphics company confidential. Copyright © Global Graphics Software Limited, 2012. Harlequin  Host  Renderer Adobe A  single  RIP  engine  to  process:   Adobe  APPE  only  processes  PDF,   ○  PostScript,  EPS,  DCS   Adobe  CPSI  only  processes  PS   ○  PDF,  PDF/X,  PDF/VT   ○  If  both  na@ve  PDF  and  PostScript     are  needed,  two  Adobe  RIPs     ○  XPS   are  required   ○  JPEG,  TIFF  …   ○  All  content  formats  needed  for   PPML/GA  support  

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