Global Graphics announces joint development and marketing agreement with Conexant

Global Graphics (NYSE- Euronext: GLOG) today announced that is has signed an agreement with Conexant Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNXT) to jointly develop and market a new generation of office printer controller solutions.  Global Graphics is a leading developer of software used in printing and electronic document solutions.   Conexant is a leading supplier of innovative semiconductor solutions for imaging, audio, video, and Internet connectivity applications.  The new solutions will integrate Global Graphics’ Harlequin PLUS Embedded software and Conexant’s imaging system-on-chip (SoC) technology to provide high-performance, low-cost monochrome and color printer controllers for single- and multi-function printers.  Evaluation systems of the first jointly developed solution are available now.

Gary Fry, Global Graphics’ chief executive officer said, “This is a strategic joint development initiative for Global Graphics.  We plan to build upon the strengths and expertise of each company to deliver leading, low cost, high-performance solutions to printer/MFP manufacturers. Our new embedded software supports PCL, PostScript®, PDF and XPS, which, when combined with Conexant’s imaging SoC technology, results in a world-class solution in terms of performance, quality, and cost.”

René Hartner, vice president of marketing for Conexant’s Imaging and PC Media business added, “We chose Global Graphics as a partner because of their expertise in Page Description Language and industry-proven technology.  Our joint development and marketing effort with Global Graphics allows us to further strengthen our market-leading imaging product portfolio, and is consistent with our strategy to deliver even greater value to printer companies worldwide.”

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About Global Graphics
Global Graphics Software ( is a leading developer of edocument and print software including high-performance RIPs, PDF document, workflow and color solutions.  Global Graphics customer base includes OEMs, system integrators, software developers and resellers. These partners include the world’s leading vendors of digital pre-press systems, large-format color printers, color proofing systems, copiers and printers for the corporate and SOHO markets and software applications. Global Graphics Software is a subsidiary of Global Graphics S.A. (NYSE- Euronext:GLOG)

About Conexant
Conexant’s comprehensive portfolio of innovative semiconductor solutions includes products for imaging, video, audio, and Internet connectivity applications. Conexant is a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif.  To learn more, please visit

Global Graphics, the smarter alternative, Harlequin and the Harlequin logo are trademarks of Global Graphics Software Limited which may be registered in certain jurisdictions.  Global Graphics is a trademark of Global Graphics S.A. which may be registered in certain jurisdictions. PostScript is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated which may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other brand and product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.


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