Patent Number: 7,355,737

Title: Apparatus and method for two-color printing based on single color data

Abstract: A printer 10 has a reception unit 28 for receiving print commands from a host 12, and has print heads 64, 66 capable of printing multiple colors. A data processing part 24 applies a specific colorization process according to a print command received by a reception unit 28 and generates color print data for printing multiple colors. The content of a colorization process is determined by colorization information stored in a colorization information storage unit 62. The colorization information is set by a data configuration unit 26 according to a color setup command from the host 12.

Inventors: Minowa; Masahiro (Nagano-ken, JP)

Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation

International Classification: G06F 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-04-08 0:00:00