Elpical Claro Premedia is the image processing server publishing, printing, and online communication companies rely on for fast processing of high volumes of images while achieving cost reduction and improving quality. As a professional imaging workflow solution, Claro Premedia is based on Claro Individual Image Analysis (CIIA) for image optimization, with extensive image manipulation and workflow capabilities.
Claro Premedia first individually analyzes each image for such parameters as sharpness, brightness, contrast, color balance, natural greens, skin tones, Exif information… then enhances the image for consistently high-quality results based on its particular requirements. In full batch operation, as a server based process, even if the images are inside a PDF!
As for image manipulation and workflow capabilities, Claro Premedia allows creating an unlimited number of hot folder based channels to realize the widest possible range of automatic image manipulation tasks.
Claro Premedia takes care of resampling and resizing of images, color conversions using industry standard ICC or DeviceLink profiles and performs intelligent CMYK-to-CMYK conversions. It manages DeviceLink channels as well as Dynamic Device link profile generation, profile assignment & embedding.
It also provides the Elpical Claro Inspector for Photoshop® for side-by-side viewing of original and processed versions of all or selected images. (Full support of Photoshop CS2-CS4 on Mac and PC)
Claro Premedia professionally handles back ups and routing of images and image versions based on IPTC data.
It seamlessly fits with existing workflows such as CCI, K4, Switch, WoodWing, EIDOS Media, InDesign, Protec, and others through its full XML-based integration capabilities.