Below you will find a mix of news, short articles and case studies — all related to graphic arts production using ISO standards.

News and updates

News for March, 2022

News for March, 2022

ISO/TC 261/JWG 12 “Joint ISO/TC 261 - ISO/TC 130: Colour and translucency measurements” has been created and the interested experts are invited to join this Joint Working Group.

News for February, 2022

News for February, 2022

ISO/DTS 21328.4 Graphic technology—Guidelines and requirements for multicolour (CMYKOGV) print characterization is submitted to ISO/CS for direct publication.

News for January, 2022

News for January, 2022

A Resolution of ISO/TC 130 has been approved to establish JWG 12 (Colour and translucency measurements) under the lead of TC 261.

WG 2 working group meeting has been held on January 18, 2022.

News for November and December, 2021

News for November and December, 2021

One standard developed by ISO/TC 130 have been published:

ISO 24487-1:2021 Graphic technology — Processless lithographic plates — Part 1: Evaluation methods for characteristics and performance

 

The system review of the following two standards have been closed and both of them were confirmed:

ISO 12640-4:2011 Graphic technology — Prepress digital data exchange — Part 4: Wide gamut display-referred standard colour image data [Adobe RGB (1998)/SCID] 


ISO/TS 21830: 2018 Image technology colour management — Black point compensation for n-colour ICC profiles
 

News for October, 2021

News for October, 2021

Two standards developed by ISO/TC 130 have been published:

ISO 20616-1:2021 Graphic technology —File format for quality control and metadata —Part 1: Print requirements eXchange (PRX)
ISO 12642-3:2021 Graphic technology —Input data for characterization of 4-colour process printing —Part 3: Extended data set including near neutral scale