X-Rite and Pantone Launch ColorMunki Color Products for Photo and Design Markets

X-Rite, Incorporated (NASDAQ: XRIT) along with recently acquired Pantone, Inc. has introduced ColorMunki, said to provide photographers and designers new technological advances that address core issues of color creation, control and communication in easy-to-use, integrated solutions. The ColorMunki portfolio includes ColorMunki Photo, ColorMunki Design and ColorMunki Create, all supported by www.colormunki.com.

Designed for the digital workflow of social, wedding and portrait photographers ˆ or anyone passionate about photography ˆ ColorMunki Photo delivers an easy, quick and affordable solution for matching colors from display to print.

Developed with professional photographer input, ColorMunki Photo is a completely integrated, versatile solution that calibrates displays, projectors and printers, measures ambient light and captures spot colors. The new AppSet automatically sets the printer profile for the user. ColorMunki Photo also includes new, exciting color creation and communication tools, such as automatically extracting colors from images and transporting images with DigitalPouch to ensure ViewSafe environments. ColorMunki Photo is said to give photographers ultimate color control for their images.

The associated web site, www.colormunki.com, is an online portal where designers and photographers can experience key ColorMunki software capabilities such as create, share and view color palettes with peers, search and select colors from images provided by the www.photoshelter.com community, and test their color-viewing ability with an online test. Creatives will also be able to purchase any of the ColorMunki solutions directly through the Web site.

Pricing, Availability and System Requirements
ColorMunki Photo and ColorMunki Design will be available in late March 2008 at www.colormunki.com and other photo, design, major electronics and online retailers for an SRP of USD $499/$429.