Global Graphics Software
Core technology for digital print

High Volume Digital Printing

The high speed digital print market continues to grow and the increasing complexity of digital print jobs, due to the rising trend towards personalization and ever-increasing press speeds and resolutions, demands that a RIP processes huge volumes of data - fast.

The Harlequin RIP® range is exceptionally powerful and scalable and is proven in tests to be the highest performing RIP for digital presses. It renders PDF, PostScript and XPS files natively in one RIP engine and offers options for color management, screening, imposition, and font emulation – perfect for printing direct mail, books and brochures where high speed is required.

Our development engineers work with you to build the optimum solution for your needs – why not contact us to discuss your requirements?

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“Thousands of HP Indigo customers are using the Global Graphics Harlequin RIP, as part of our Digital Front End solutions. The processing speed, RIP quality and rich feature set are among the main reasons the Harlequin RIP is the solution for our digital presses.”

Yogev Barak, Head of Strategy and Business Management, HP Indigo
Fast performance at low cost

Today’s challenge is to achieve fast performance without making the bill of materials for the DFE too high. With multi-threading and Harlequin Parallel Pages™ the DFE processor cores are kept busy, ensuring the highest possible throughput. So in light and medium production devices there’s no need for a RIP farm at higher page rates, and for high volume presses that need multiple RIPs fewer servers are required.

Printing variable data and PDF/VT

Harlequin VariData™ gives you significant performance increases when processing PDF/VT and variable content in regular PDF files. It uses a unique method of intelligently recognizing repeated content and responds to changes in variable data usage.

Exceptional color management and screening

Harlequin ColorPro™ provides excellent color process control, giving accurate, consistent and predictable color reproduction for a wide range of workflows. Combined with the Harlequin Screening Engine, you can be assured of high quality, high speed digital printing every time.

“We found the Harlequin Host Renderer easy to configure and customize to meet our specific requirements, such as our variable print solution, and to accommodate the requirements of our customers.”

Mr Hashimoto, TKS
Working with you
Every customer is unique

Global Graphics is not just a RIP supplier - a close development partnership is critical to achieve your goals and we engage early with you in the pre-planning process and work with you to optimize performance within your environment. If you need help to get your press to market or have a technical issue that's stopping you from reaching that market, our dedicated experts can help you to break through any barriers. Read about our Technical Services team. Support is important to us and we closely integrate our support teams with yours to fine-tune the RIP to particular use cases.

Flexible and open commercial model

We work with you to support your business goals and pride ourselves on our flexibility to match your requirements. We are open to discuss pricing models, such as per device pricing, which allows you to increase the number of RIPs required or set a number of RIPs per customer.

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