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ZBE Partners with ExpressDigital in Their New Darkroom v8.9 Software Release

Carpinteria, CA, USA - ZBE Inc., provider of the state-of-the-art Chromira printers, which is exhibiting at photokina this week, has partnered with ExpressDigital Darkroom and Labtricity for the first time, in their new Darkroom v8.9 software release. Darkroom v8.9 fully integrates with ZBE's Chromira ProLab, as well as Evolvis, Sony, Fuji and Nikon, for a seamless workflow from photographer to photo lab.

"ZBE continually works toward integrated workflows that will help photographers and labs work together fluidly, to give them the options that they need for the greatest success," said Tim Sexton, VP Marketing of ZBE. "We are very excited to be working with Express Digital and Labtricity toward this end."

Express Digital is the number one provider of workflow solutions for professional photographers worldwide. Darkroom v8.9 provides photographers and labs integration with the latest in professional equipment and technologies, such as ZBE's Chromira ProLab. It also provides new features such as integrated templates, templates on-the-fly, and enhanced greenscreen capabilities. For further details, please visit

Chromira 5x ProLab is a new model large-format digital RA-4 printer/processor lab system, designed to deliver continuous high resolution digital print production and order management for professional photo labs. Its speed, productivity, and flexibility support the needs of today's digital imaging market. And with its affordable pricing, its printing range of 4" x 5" (10 x 13 cm) to 30" x 160 feet (76 cm x 48.7 m), and its capacity to produce cut and collated print orders, the Chromira ProLab can meet both large and small imagers' needs.

The Chromira ProLab system is compatible with many software applications, including Express Digitalís Darkroom v8.9, Kodak's DP2 and ZBE's WorkStream. For further information about this product, please visit ZBE's web site