Ink usage/cost for inkjet devices

Fast print calculation is at the heart of arifiQ. It wasn’t really that far-fetched that arifiQ could also be doing real ink usage estimations. Although it has been a struggle to be both correct and fast made ink usage estimates difficult, but the issue has now been conquered.

How arifiQ powers to automatically deliver the most rapid and accurate ink calculations:

  • Reads the print job PDF file
  • Captures the ink coverage and calculates the ink usage and cost

Together with arifiQ job estimating, this ink calculating capability provides a totally complete print job estimation, including specification of the job production process and cost.

Today this ink cost calculator is used in Canon Solutions America’s VIEW product – press release: