February 21st, 2014 · News
Fund-raising for the Philippines – As part of our fund-raising campaign in December 2013, our customers have helped diligently. An amount of € 2,- for every sold SilverFast software during donation period now goes to the UNICEF fund-raiser. LaserSoft Imaging AG increases the donation amount and we are happy to be able to forward a total of € 3.650 to the typhoon victims in the Philippines.
With the donations UNICEF received up to date, some important objectives already have been realized:
- UNICEF has provided materials for water treatment, jerrycans and water tanks for 360.000 people as well as portable toilets for 25.000 people. Many water supply companies have resumed operation.
- Many thousands of plastic canvas and countless tents were delivered to the Philippines.
- UNICEF supports the “Back to Learning” campaign: After those disastrous experiences of the past few months, half a million students, some seriously traumatized, are gradually led back to school routine.
- UNICEF coordinates the long-term reconstruction in the Philippines. Especially the cold chain for vaccines and essential medical supplies is to be restored with priority.
All information about UNICEF fund-raiser and the current situation in the Philippines.
LaserSoft Imaging will be back at the CeBIT for you. We are presenting interesting digital imaging, scanning and printing news hand in hand with our partners Epson and Plustek. We would be happy to arrange meetings with press, partners, resellers or customers. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Epson – Featuring the OfficeScan&Print MFP EP-1000, we would like to introduce for the first time at CeBIT a solution for government agencies, which can be fully integrated into the German DIGANT® III nPA process for passport and ID card issuing. The OfficeScan&Print consists of an Epson multifunction device and a specially adjusted SilverFast software.
Visit us at Epson‘s stand in hall 7, booth A63 (Public Sector Parc) and see life this combination of powerful hardware and high-end scanner software SilverFast including IT8 color calibration and an ID printing solution. The OfficeScan&Print fulfills all requirements German federal printing agency Bundesdruckerei calls for a governmental usage.
Plustek – We would like to invite you to visit hall 3, booth F29 to learn more about SilverFast 8 and medium format scanner Plustek OpticFilm OF120.
The OpticFilm 120 scanner comes with SilverFast 8, the latest version of our scanning software. The novel user interface and the unique WorkflowPilot assistant enable you to digitize slides and negatives as comfortable and easy as never before.
Frontal Lobbings – Canadian photographer Terrance Lam has reviewed the new Plustek OpticFilm 8200i and SilverFast SE Plus 8 for the well known website Frontal Lobbings. Mr. Lam with more than 25 years experience in creative arts also leads applied arts education at the Pacific Design Academy. In his review he highlights the NegaFix option, which gives the user a convenient and professional way to convert negatives into brilliant positives. Lam is really satisfied with SilverFast and prefers it over all other scanner tools.
Terrance Lam: « The Plustek is a mini scanning lab on your desktop at a value. […] I will say that with a small learning curve with SilverFast, that you’ll be scanning awesome negs in no time.
… I’d still suggest spending the time with SilverFast over Vuescan and in terms of colour negs, SilverFast deals with the orange mask far better than any other software scanning combination out there. »
You can find the complete article on the frontallobbings.com website.
Tags: Opticfilm 8200i·Plustek
Moderskeppet.se – 3,5 Hours of Swedish Video Course
Scanning different Image Material using SilverFast 8
|Great news for all Swedish and Scandinavian SilverFast users. Moderskeppet.se has just released a very comprehensive online scanning tutorial. Photo and image processing expert Gustaf Hellsing has prepared a 3,5 hour video course introducing all the basics and revealing many advanced tricks on using SilverFast 8 to receive brilliant images from scanning all kinds of originals.
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Gustaf shows how to properly install and setup SilverFast and he gives some theoretical background on scanner resolution, Dynamic Range and other elemental terms. The main part of the video course introduces in detail the different scanning techniques and SilverFast features needed to successfully digitize black-and-white photos, colored pictures, negatives and slides. Click here to visit Moderskeppet’s SilverFast Video Course. To get a general idea, a few movie clips are free and do not require any registration.
Moderskeppet: « Scanning the family’s old photo treasure can really tax someone‘s patience. Therefore it would be nice to do everything correctly the first time without risking of having to re-scan everything. Scanning expert Gustaf Hellsing can give you this guaranty – whether you want to scan photos, negatives, slides or everything mixed. »
Tags: Moderskeppet·Swedish·Video Course
Photo Contest – Lomography is an analog camera movement and community focussing on the Lomo LC-A camera created by LOMO PLC of Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Lomography: If your passion is to scan your own film, you probably know how it feels to spend a long night scanning and retouching photos. So in conjunction with LaserSoft Imaging, we want to see how your face looks like after those long hours you spent in front of the scanner, and reward you for all your effort. We are confident that, despite the fatigue after such a laborious task, the happiness will show in your face.
Please visit Lomography’s current contest “Show us your face after an long night of scanning” to see if you can win SilverFast products.
More information on the contest on www.Lomography.com.
Tags: lomography·photo contest
|SilverFast 8 has been successfully adapted to the individual hardware of Epson Perfection V550 Photo.
The V550 does not unfold its true potential without SilverFast. Multi-Exposure allows it to capture 6.026 instead of just 1.445 grayscales. Multi-Exposure reveals image details that would otherwise remain hidden. iSRD, NegaFix and many more unique features complete the power package SilverFast for the V550 Photo.
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Tags: epson·Perfection V550 Photo·SilverFast 8
Dear customers, guests and business partners,
An eventful year 2013 approaches its end. Introducing PrinTao 8
for Mac OS X, we have successfully launched a brand new product. PrinTao 8 is our print solution for the Epson Large Format Printer
series of “Stylus Pro” and “Stylus Photo”. With a handling as easy as winking, PrinTao 8 takes over the complete color management and ensures optimum printing results. With the beginning of 2014, we will also offer PrinTao 8 for Canon devices.
We also managed to make some big steps forward regarding our well-established scanner and digital imaging software SilverFast. Many new features, such as uploading images to facebook and flickr, the new Focus Control and the possibility to create custom tool dialog presets, have been implemented. These features and many additionally supported scanners are reason for celebration.
Celebrate with us and 2.5 million satisfied customers. For Christmas, we offer a very special 25% discount on SilverFast software and IT8 targets.* Simply order as usual in our Online Store and just enter coupon code « x-mas2013 » during order process.
* This Christmas special is valid until January 15th, 2014 on all SilverFast software products and IT8 targets, excluding Kodachrome targets and PrinTao 8.
« With warm appreciation for your trust in us and our products,
wish you a peaceful Christmas and a successful New Year. »
CEO LaserSoft Imaging
Tags: Christmas·discount·new year
|SilverFast 8 has been successfully adapted to the individual hardware of Minolta’s DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400.
The Scan Elite 5400 does not unfold its true potential without SilverFast. Multi-Exposure allows it to capture 5.888 instead of just 676 grayscales. Multi-Exposure reveals image details that would otherwise remain hidden. SRD, NegaFix and many more unique features complete the power package SilverFast for the DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400.
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Tags: Minolta 5400·Scan Elite
Perfect Prints with Epson large format printers – PrinTao 8 is a completely new printing solution for everyone, who wants high-quality prints on a simple and efficient way. Concentrate completely on your images and ignore complicated printer driver settings! Focus on the essentials and achieve prints in unprecedented brilliance. PrinTao 8 is inexpensive, yet professional printing featuring an intuitive user interface for everybody.
More information on www.PrinTao8.com.
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Tags: Epson printer·PrinTao 8