Ok. Just found out it the new HP Designjet Z3100ps GP ($7495) is the first product to use DreamColor.
The free HP ProPrint Plug-in is set to release April 23rd
"First products to feature HP DreamColor Technologies
The HP Designjet Z3100ps GP Photo Printer, one of the first products to use DreamColor, is the latest addition to the HP Designjet Z Photo Printer Series, which was recognized yesterday with a 2007 DIMA Innovative Digital Product Award.
Offering the industry’s only built-in spectrophotometer for improved color management, the printer also has an embedded Adobe PS3/PDF RIP, which simplifies workflow by allowing for optimum networkability. The HP Advanced Profiling Solution that comes in the box provides rigorous color profiling and includes a monitor calibrator, enabling users to accurately print their creative visions easily.
HP DreamColor is also offered in the HP Designjet Z Photo Printer series, the HP Indigo press 5000, the HP Indigo press ws4500 and the HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer. "http://www.dimagemaker.com/article.php?articleID=919
"What are the benefits of the new HP Designjet Z3100ps GP photo Printer:
Embedded Adobe PS/PDF RIP for PS/PDF connectivity, for Mac and Win
PS driver to more optimum networkability
PS color management
Job submission through the Embedded Web Server: Submit PS, PDF, TIFF, HPGL/2 files directly to the printer without needing a driver, just using Internet Explorer
CMYK path: pre-press emulations from the driver and Pantone certification
Adv. Profiling Solution: Create professional RGB and CMYK profiles for the medias that you use, edit and fine tune those profiles to adjust to your specific needs , such as non-standard lighting conditions
Monitor calibrator: Calibrate your monitor to have the closest colors between your printer and your monitor
Permanent Storage (11GB) and Queue (10gb): store and reprint files whenever you need, and nesting of files to save paper and money."