Luminex Announces Prepress Focused CD Archiving Solutions

Riverside, CA - March 31, 1998 - Luminex is now shipping their new, prepress focused CD archiving solutions. The archiving solutions were designed specifically to address the unique requirements of the prepress industry. The Luminex NET-CDR and CD-Recordable library solutions can read and create true Macintosh HFS formatted CDs from a UNIX server. Luminex solutions now support all major AppleShare connectivity products by adding support for Helios EtherShare, and IPT uShare, along with support for Xinet K-AShare.

Luminex has continued to demonstrate its commitment to the prepress industry with its unique product development and marketing efforts. Luminex and Sony presented a CD archiving and networking solution together at the Heidelberg Digital Imaging Association's 10th Annual Conference and Exhibition in February. Luminex also exhibited these solutions at Seybold Seminars with Silicon Graphics, Inc., and with Torque Systems, a leading prepress focused integrator and developer.

"Luminex continues to strengthen our presence in the prepress industry by delivering innovative CD library and recording solutions," according to Arthur Tolsma, Director of Business Development at Luminex. "Our partnerships with prepress powerhouses like Silicon Graphics, Sony and the leading prepress software vendors lends significant credibility to our efforts and market commitment."

The Luminex Fire Series line of CD archiving and recording solutions allow users to create true Macintosh HFS formatted CD-ROMs from a server. A rigorous certification process has been completed for integration with the leading prepress focused data management and workflow products. The Fire Series product line maximizes the growing advantages of CD technology for automated archiving and server based recording, software distribution, and CD duplication. The Luminex scope of solutions range from single recorder solutions to library based archiving solutions of multiple terabytes.

Luminex was founded in April 1994 with a dedicated focus on developing and marketing high performance CD and digital storage solutions. They are UNIX and multi-protocol product development experts, and have extensive background in the expanding market of digital storage technology. The Fire Series has been installed in over a dozen countries worldwide including several of the world's largest mission-critical, multi-terabyte CD-ROM databases. Luminex is located in Riverside, CA and can be contacted at (888) LUMINEX, by email at or by its web site at

Luminex Software, Inc.
6840 Indiana Avenue, Suite 130
Riverside, CA 92506

Press Contact: Arthur R. Tolsma

Tel: 1-951-781-4100
Tel: 1-888-LUMINEX
Fax: 1-951-781-4105