2000 年 37 巻 5 号 p. 213-217
This paper gives brief introduction about the utilization of communication technology and the movement of data compression technology in workflow of Graphic Arts Industry. Commercial VAN service for the printing workflow begins already, and this gives influence to management method of printing company in addition to a change of prepress workflow. Progress of data compression technology increasingly promotes such an application of communication technology. JPEG2000 will give influence to remote proofing and data collaboration. Furthermore, DR compression method developed by Electrotechnical Laboratory in Japan is being utilized in prospective On Demand Publishing in addition to current workflow.