March 21, 2017
Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel, industrial and graphics markets, announced today the availability of Gerber OMEGA 6.5. OMEGA 6.5 is the latest version of design and output software that seeks to maximize productivity, creativity, and flexibility of OMEGA owners.
"OMEGA 6.5 continues to add capabilities to the existing OMEGA functionality, while maintaining its important goal of being easy to use and learn," according to Dana Goodale, Director of Product Management for Gerber Technology. "Whether you are creating designs for the GERBER EDGE®, cut vinyl, or inkjet workflows, OMEGA 6.5 has important functionality for you.”
Gerber OMEGA 6.5 shipments began the first week of March 2017. OMEGA 6.5 becomes the standard version for all OMEGA new seats and upgrades. Prominent OMEGA 6.5 features include:
- Easier job estimating and business tracking metrics with Gerber Vinyl and GerberColor™ Foil material costing.
- Easily merge PLT file metadata with PLT file graphics to create customer presentations.
- Save time with improved design organization with groups-of-groups.
- Increase creativity in less time with enhanced viewing features while in Composer dialog boxes.
- Improved import and export features.
- Better control of shadow and outline functions.
- Easier usage of output settings for backcut decals.
- Enhanced viewing of clipping paths while in wireframe view mode.
Gerber offers detailed OMEGA 6.5 information, videos and webinars on its website, www.gerbertechnology.com/signage.
"It is critical that our customers can easily find informational tools to make the most of Gerber software, hardware and materials. OMEGA 6.5 continues this most-important effort,” Goodale continued.
Visit www.gspinc.com/omega to review all the training information including "What's New" documents, webinars, videos, charts, sample files and other customer education tools about OMEGA 6.5 and all our OMEGA versions.
"OMEGA owners who haven't upgraded in several versions will be astounded by the fantastic features that have been added. Users can save hours of time and create improved designs by upgrading to 6.5," Goodale affirms.
OMEGA owners should contact their authorized Gerber Distributor for more information about upgrading to OMEGA 6.5 or visit www.gspinc.com/omega for detailed OMEGA 6.5 information.
About Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology delivers industry-leading software and automation solutions that help apparel and industrial customers improve their manufacturing and design processes and more effectively manage and connect the supply chain, from product development and production to retail and the end customer. Gerber serves 78,000 customers in 130 countries, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies in apparel & accessories, home and leisure, transportation, packaging and sign & graphics. The company develops and manufactures its products from various locations in the United States and Canada and has additional manufacturing capabilities in China.
Based in Connecticut in the USA, Gerber Technology is owned by AIP, a New York based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector and has more than $3.0 billion assets under management.