PRINTING United Alliance announces the release of G7+. G7+ is a new and improved calibration specification that replaces legacy G7® with new logic and algorithms, but similar overall appearance. G7+ training and certification will be available in-person during the COLOR Conference portion of the PRINTING United Technical Event Series this March 12-14 in Dallas, Texas; and soon on the Alliance’s iLEARNING+ platform.
After an incredible 19-year run and over three years of R&D by PRINTING United Alliance, G7+ is designed to work equally well with all printing technologies and offers increased value and effectiveness for a wider range of markets and applications, while preserving the value of existing G7 workflows. G7+ maintains the features, benefits, and general appearance of G7, but with more accurate gray balance, improved tonality, and better performance in unusual printing conditions.
“PRINTING United Alliance is excited to announce G7+ to continue our mission in supporting leading printers and print buyers around the world,” says Jordan Gorski, executive director, Idealliance. “G7 has raised the bar in the world of print and color output as colorimetry and visual output became the norm rather than simply relying on density for matching color. G7+ now integrates all modern print technology to be a standard that is applicable to all print, on all media, paper, board, film, signage, or textile, for any output condition that will truly provide print buyers and printers the ability to match color on packaging, publications, signage and wide format graphics, while maintaining alignment to the standards in place among existing workflows.
“Much like the Alliance has grown and evolved to provide the industry with a community to gather and collaborate, the G7+ specification now serves all members of our industry for unified optimal color output regardless of where and how you print.”