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A. I. Friedman Offers Kodak’s Full Range of Solutions for the Creative Market


Rochester, NY, July 19 -- A. I. Friedman, a provider of materials, equipment and supplies to advertising agencies and other producers of creative content, now offers Kodak’s comprehensive digital portfolio for the creative market. Workflow tools, software solutions and proofing technologies—designed to streamline processes and enhance efficiencies—are among the offerings from Kodak that A. I. Friedman makes available to customers around the country.

“As fundamental changes continue to transform the way that creative content developers collaborate with colleagues and clients, we recognize the importance of providing the latest digital technologies that help our customers maximize productivity and quality,” said Jeff Goldfarb, Vice President, A. I. Friedman. “Offering Kodak’s software and hardware solutions further strengthens our position as a single source for the creative market.”

Kodak’s expansive software offerings for creative content producers support open standards such as PDF and JDF, connecting seamlessly with other systems and devices using web based and client server technologies. Creative production solutions from Kodak enable:

Digital asset management—KODAK EyeMedia software provides instant access to digital assets, including images, art, editorial content and job specs.

Creative content collaboration—KODAK TeamWorks software streamlines the content creation process through online job management among creative professionals. It provides effective content sharing, project management and collaboration tools in a web based environment.

Project management—KODAK InSite software connects creative production to clients. It uses the Internet to submit jobs, initiate processing, track project progress, proof jobs online, collaborate with creative and production staff on changes, and approve work.

PDF creation—KODAK Prepare software bridges the gap between content creators and print professionals by making it easy to create error free, production ready PDF files.

Workflow—KODAK PRINERGY Evo PDF workflow system, an intuitive solution for controlling production, and KODAK PRINERGY Publish workflow system, a flexible page pagination preparation system that allows publishers to create reliable and secure print production ready files.

Virtual proofing—KODAK MATCHPRINT virtual proofing option, a SWOP certified color proofing solution, extends color process control throughout InSite, TeamWorks and PressProof workflows. KODAK PressProof software brings the benefits of color accurate monitor proofing to the pressroom using SWOP certified MATCHPRINT virtual proofing technology.

Hard copy proofing—KODAK VERIS digital proofer, a digital contract inkjet proofer, delivers high quality with outstanding text, linework, vignettes, shadows and highlight detail. KODAK MATCHPRINT inkjet proofing solution is an innovative and productive inkjet system that delivers excellent color accuracy and image smoothness.
About Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak is the world’s foremost imaging innovator, providing leading products and services to the photographic, graphic communications and healthcare markets. With sales of $14.3 billion in 2005, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak’s system of digital and traditional image capture products and services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; Businesses effectively communicate with customers worldwide using KODAK solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document imaging; Creative Professionals rely on KODAK technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images; and leading Healthcare organizations rely on Kodak’s innovative products, services and customized workflow solutions to help improve patient care and maximize efficiency and information sharing within and across their enterprise. More information about Kodak (NYSE: EK) is available at

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(Kodak, Prinergy, Matchprint and Veris are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.) 2006


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