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Konica Minolta Announces New Sophisticated Variable Data Printing Software Tools Integrated with Adobe InDesign Page Layout Application

RAMSEY, N.J., July 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta, one of the world's leaders in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services, announces the debut of EngageIT Variable Data, a professional suite of variable data printing (VDP) modules that offer sophisticated printing and data publishing features. This new product offers seamless integration with Adobe® InDesign page layout application for exceptional, personalized output fully supported by all Konica Minolta and other digital presses.

EngageIT Variable Data allows variable elements to be easily added to any InDesign document to create unique output in a wide array of file and VDP formats. It can merge text, picture, multi-line article or full-page information using data from most sources. All features supported by InDesign is supported by EngageIT, including type on a curve, runarounds, multi-page composition, kerning, tracking, drop caps and transparency.

EngageIT Variable Data offers other valuable features, including:

  • Sequencing, which allows for the creation of multi-up "Cut & Stack" output
  • CopyFit™ Module, which provides advanced, on-the-fly copy fitting capability
  • EngageIT Rules Module, that can be used to implement sophisticated conditional logic processing

"EngageIT is menu driven and there's no coding language to learn, making it very attractive from an ease-of-use standpoint for practically all printing environments," says Sam Errigo, senior vice president, Business Intelligence Services, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, USA, Inc. "Its array of available modules and configurations makes it very flexible to accommodate a user's needs and budget."

Konica Minolta provides EngageIT in two versions: VDP Desktop or VDP Pro.

The VDP Desktop is an affordably priced, robust toolset that can process an unlimited number of database records, and produce multi-page variable output in PDF or PDF/VT format. The VDP Pro is the professional edition that provides up to 20 percent enhanced output performance and other advanced features, including master page swapping, embedded variables and style tags, and supports more VDP output formats than the Desktop version.

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is one of the world's leaders in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers' speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row.

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CONTACT: Press Contact: Kristina Marchitto, Public Relations Manager Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. +1 201.236.4399 kmarchitto@kmbs.konicaminolta.usSource:Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.