"...Rimage has announced mass shipping for the most sophisticated, highest-production-throughput automated CD-R/DVD-R publishing system in the industry. Producer Prostar was designed for volume production environments and will be available though Rimage distribution channels for immediate shipment.
Priced starting at $41,000 for a fully configured eight 12X CD-R drive model with one printer. The Rimage Producer Prostar allows users to create up to 35 unique CDs every ten minutes in an unattended environment and offers a 500 CD-R capacity for true "lights-out" high volume production. An "intelligent" system with dual picker robotics, the Prostar uses Rimage's Perfect Image Producer Software Suite to automate the process seamlessly. Prostar uses a patented architecture to support up to eight unique data streams for simultaneous imaging, network downloading and recording. The system can accommodate two Rimage Prism printers to keep pace with system productivity. The Prism, a full-color thermal printer, is the fastest and most cost-effective in the industry.
Among the markets where on-demand CD-R and DVD-R publishing has grown dramatically are banks, telephone and credit card companies (for billing statements and check imaging), internet (for music and content providers), shared network resource (for distribution, software testing, marketing etc.), photo imaging, medical imaging, publishing and high-volume duplication..."