Nostalgia

The history of Desktop Publishing from 1984 onwards

“The history of prepress from 1984 onwards”  article (http://www.prepressure.com/prepress/history) is a nostalgic overview of DESKTOP PUBLISHING aspect of the Prepress industry. 

In the early 80’s many of the technologies that are still in use today first appear on the market. IBM launches its Personal Computer. The Apple Lisa offers a first glimpse at the graphical […]

By |September 8th, 2014|Nostalgia|Comments Off on The history of Desktop Publishing from 1984 onwards

Scitex Virtual Museum Stuff from all over the World

Photos Album of Scitex Stuff from all over the World

By |August 22nd, 2014|Nostalgia|Comments Off on Scitex Virtual Museum Stuff from all over the World

Salute: Scitex wins prestigious IR-100 award for ELP (1977)

Scitex won the prestigious Industrial Research IR-100 award for the ELP in 1977.

The Electronic Laser Plotter (priced at $125,000) was the most advanced and the biggest (1m x 1.8m) drum film plotter in the world. The plotter has been sold for more than 10 years into 4 main applications:
Geophysics research,   Engineering graphics/PCB design,   Cartography/mapping […]

By |June 5th, 2014|Nostalgia|Comments Off on Salute: Scitex wins prestigious IR-100 award for ELP (1977)

Scitex patent (1998), Improve media positioning (in Dolev platform)

See US patent #6043865 summary: Imagesetter

Owner name: SCITEX CORPORATION, LTD., ISRAEL
ASSIGNMENT:HALUP, NIR;LICHTENSTEIN, YOAV;VRONSKY, ELIYAHU;

Publication date Mar 28, 2000
Filing date Dec 17, 1998

ABSTRACT
Imaging apparatus is provided which includes a generally cylindrical support defining a substrate support surface, a head operative to record information onto a substrate on the substrate support surfaces, and apparatus for precise […]

By |June 5th, 2014|Nostalgia|Comments Off on Scitex patent (1998), Improve media positioning (in Dolev platform)

Efi Arazi Memorial Album

An Efi Arazi Memorial Album has been posted on Google+

https://picasaweb.google.com/108350986215175460642/EfiArziMemorialAlbum?authuser=0&feat=directlink

By |May 2nd, 2014|News, Nostalgia|Comments Off on Efi Arazi Memorial Album

How did Rafi Bronshtein get his first job at Scitex

At the 2013 ExScite reunion, Rafi Bronshtein described the process of applying to, and finally getting, his first job at Scitex. Click here  to see the young Rafi during his first period at Scitex, Herzlia 1976.

Toady, Rafi is a patent agent, operating as Daltan Consulting Ltd. in Kfar Saba.

To watch Rafi’s video presentation click on the […]

By |February 23rd, 2014|Nostalgia|Comments Off on How did Rafi Bronshtein get his first job at Scitex

Rafi Bliman described the days leading to Scientific Technology [video]

At the 2013 ExScite reunion, Rafi Bliman described the days leading to, and the months immediately after the founding of Scientific Technology in Rehovot.
Rafi was one of the initial handful engineers who joined Efi in establishing one of the first start-ups in Israel in 1968. He was the chief mechanical engineer and managed the […]

By |January 30th, 2014|Nostalgia|1 Comment

Chroma-Scan with designers Levin and Frommer

One of the first commercial color scanners that was ever designed and built, is the Chroma-Scan.
Designed at Scientific Technology (the predecessor of Scitex in Rehovot), the Chroma-Scan was manufactured and sold into the textile image design market.
The product manager was Arie Levin (right).  Jacob Frommer (left) was the lead Electronics developer (see the schematic diagram […]

By |January 8th, 2014|Nostalgia|Comments Off on Chroma-Scan with designers Levin and Frommer

How did Hanan Drory get his first job

Click here  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjhqrXyIAB0 to see how did Hanan Drory got his first job at Scientific Technology (the predecessor company to Scitex). In the video Hanan describes his  initial interview in Rehovot, from the stage at the 2013 ExScite get-together.

By |January 4th, 2014|Nostalgia|Comments Off on How did Hanan Drory get his first job

Benjamin Netanyahu Israel’s prime minister, note to the Arazi family

Benjamin Netanyahu Israel’s prime minister, note in Hebrew to the Arazi family following Efi’s passing.

Click here to see the signed original:  01 – Benjamin Netanyahu to Arazi family

Translation:

Dear Aarazi family,
I was saddened to hear about Efi’s passing.
Efi was one of the first pioneers of the Israeli high-tech industry. He combined vision and action, and realized before […]

By |December 25th, 2013|Nostalgia|Comments Off on Benjamin Netanyahu Israel’s prime minister, note to the Arazi family
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