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Challenges of Embedding a Spectrophotometer inside a Printer
  DOI :  10.2352/CGIV.2008.4.1.art00010  Published OnlineJanuary 2008

Professionals of the graphics arts industry require color reproduction accuracy and consistency across a large and open set of media. For color critical applications this typically means the use of a color measurement instrument. All of these tasks can be carried out today with off-line measurement devices and the corresponding software, but such systems are not easy to use, not integrated into the workflow, and expensive. Embedding color measurement capabilities inside a printer tries to solve most of these issues. This paper explains the specifications of the embedded spectrophotometer of the HP Z-series DesingJet Large Format Printers, the challenges that were found during its development and the improvement of the colorimetric performance of the printers that are using it.

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Óscar Martínez, "Challenges of Embedding a Spectrophotometer inside a Printerin Proc. IS&T CGIV 2008/MCS'08 4th European Conf. on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision 10th Int'l Symp. on Multispectral Colour Science,  2008,  pp 45 - 48,

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