Patent Number: 8,817,327

Title: Printing system and correspondence relationship information creation method to match visual characteristics of different printers

Abstract: A printing system includes a first unit that obtains a rendering command specifying a combination of at least a thickness and a color of a line; a second unit that converts the rendering command into a converted rendering command by converting the combination specified in the rendering command so that an average darkness of a result of printing the line matches a desired average darkness of a result of printing the line using a target printer; a third unit that generates image data including the rendered line based on the converted rendering command; and a printing unit that executes printing based on the image data.

Inventors: Kamijima; Masayuki (Ina, JP)

Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation

International Classification: G06K 1/00 (20060101); H04N 1/024 (20060101); G06K 9/34 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018