Direst to plate imaging is rapidly becoming a reality. Plates, processors and imagesetters are becoming increasingly available. There are practical considerations in making direct to plate an effective solution. Such a system is not simply a film image onto a different medium. PostScript must be athpted in a more Critical factor. Process control must be provided for.. Plates themselves are an emerging commodity with a variety of characteristics. The plate handling has its own problems. This paper explores these and other problems and some of their solutions
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Michael Zembko, "Computer-to-plate imaging", Proc. SPIE 1909, Device-Independent Color Imaging and Imaging Systems Integration, (4 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.149063; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.149063

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