COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Dec. 17, 2013 -- BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of professional graphics monitors, today announced that the company is sponsoring the seminar titled "Color Management -- WYSIWYG Color from Monitor to Print" at the Digital Imaging Marketing Association (DIMA) conference, a prelude to the 2014 International CES(R) and part of the Photo Management Association (PMA) conference. The session will take place on Jan. 6 from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Bally's Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Presented by professional color management expert Don Hutcheson of Hutchcolor, the session will focus on the entire color management process from screen to print. With more than 41 years of experience in photography, design, pre-press, printing, and color science, Hutcheson has pioneered many techniques that are now taken for granted, like RGB workflows, soft proofing, extended-gamut printing, and digital proofing. Inventor of IDEAlliance G7(R) method, Hutcheson will inform attendees on best practices for color management and printing standards. Supported by BenQ's new PG2401PT certified color management monitor -- designed specifically for the digital imaging and print professional -- Hutcheson will take attendees through step-by-step techniques as he outlines effective color workflow and proofing efficiencies.
Made to maintain color consistently from screen to print, BenQ's self-calibrating PG2401PT monitor covers 100 percent CMYK, 99 percent of the Adobe(R) RGB color space, and is designed to take advantage of today's most popular cloud-based color proofing services such as Adobe's Creative Cloud(TM) and PantoneLIVE(TM). To ensure that on-screen colors visually match off-the-press colors for accurate reproduction, the PG2401PT is both FograCert and Softproof certified, as well as SWOP and GRACoL certified by the IDEAlliance(R). Furthermore, the monitor comes with a detailed verification report to validate its performance in terms of brightness uniformity, Delta E, and gamma curve. The end result is accurate, predictable color quality that gives creative professionals access to a high-end monitor packed with feature-rich and collaborative capabilities.
"We're very pleased to sponsor this session, support Dan, and empower graphics professionals via the exciting innovations of our PG series of color management monitors," said John Sweeney, Director of Business Development at BenQ America Corp. "The session is the perfect forum for demonstrating the high precision and efficiency the PG2401PT offers, in addition to its capacity to supply today's photo, design, and print communities with a full set of features that increase accuracy throughout the creative process."
The DIMA 2014 Conference at Bally's Las Vegas is the premier educational event for digital imaging professionals. The conference takes place January 5-6, as a prelude to CES, January 7-10. The DIMA 2014 Conference will include sessions focusing on the latest in marketing, retail strategy, photo publishing and imaging technology.
Attendees at the 2014 International CES can see live demonstrations of the PG2401PT monitor and other BenQ products at booth MP25067. More information is available at www.BenQ.us.
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About BenQ America Corp.
The BenQ digital lifestyle brand stands for "Bringing Enjoyment 'N' Quality to Life," fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity, and aesthetic design with engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling DLP(R) projector brand worldwide, as well as the No. 1 name in short-throw projectors. BenQ America Corp. offers an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company delivers a broad range of projectors, flat-panel displays, and monitors for any application and market -- education, home, gaming, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, A/V, and IT -- with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability, and aesthetics. Whether it's interactive digital whiteboards for classrooms, full HD 3D projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, interactive flat-panel displays for digital signage, or LED backlight monitors for professional gaming, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company's products are available across North America through leading value-added distributors, resellers, and retailers.
More information is available at www.BenQ.us.
About BenQ Corporation
Founded on the corporate vision of "Bringing Enjoyment 'N' Quality to Life," BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers' lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today -- lifestyle, business, healthcare, and education -- with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier, and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, digital cameras and camcorders, mobile computing devices, and lighting solutions. Because it matters.
About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is a $20+ billion powerhouse comprised of 15+ independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 100,000 employees. Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group's vast resources, broad R&D, and distinct strategic strengths. By leveraging each company's vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business, and service. The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of "Bringing Enjoyment 'N' Quality to Life."
The BenQ Group companies are: BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world's top manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ ESCO Corp., BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BriView Co., Ltd., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., and Raydium Semiconductor Corp.
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