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raster blaster

(hardware, jargon)
(Cambridge) Specialised hardware for bitblt operations (a blitter). Allegedly inspired by "Rasta Blasta", British slang for the sort of portable stereo Americans call a "boom box" or "ghetto blaster".
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Xitron's Navigator RIP, Raster Blaster TIFF Catcher, and Sierra Workflow solutions are recognized as prepress standards.
com)-- Xitron, the leading independent developer of RIP and workflow products for commercial, digital, and high-speed inkjet printing has begun shipping the next generation of TIFF Catcher software - Raster Blaster Pro.
After extensively researching our Raster Blaster user base of over 5,000 customers, we were able to determine a feature set that will have impact on over 70 percent of them," said Jeffrey Piestrak, Xitron Product Manager.
Because it is browser-based, Raster Blaster Pro is accessible by any authorized user in the printing plant.
Xitron has an installed base of over 30,000 Navigator RIPs and workflows and nearly 5,000 Raster Blaster TIFF Catchers worldwide.
com)-- Xitron, the leading independent developer of RIP and workflow products for commercial, digital, and high-speed inkjet printing has begun shipping Navigator RIP and Raster Blaster TIFF catcher kits for Trendsetter CTP units operating through SCSI cards installed in their RIP or Print Console.
Compatible with nearly 100 CTP models from all the major vendors, Raster Blaster 4.
More than a simple conduit supplying raster data to the CTP unit, Raster Blaster 4.
Xitron's USB/SCSI interface can be configured with a Raster Blaster TIFF catcher to work with any workflow product from vendors such as Kodak, Fuji, and Agfa, or driven directly with Xitron's own Navigator RIP and Workflow.
Used in conjunction with Xitron's Sierra workflow, Navigator RIP, and Raster Blaster TIFF catcher to drive Dainippon Screen platesetters, the popular interface continues to provide prepress independence to printing companies around the world.
Xitron's Navigator RIP, Raster Blaster TIFF Catcher, and Xenith Workflow solutions are recognized as prepress standards.
Xitron's Navigator RIP, Raster Blaster TIFF Catcher, and Sierra Workflow products are recognized as pre-press standards.