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Month: August 1999 (Page 3 of 5)

IntraNet Solutions Announces PDF to HTML Conversion

IntraNet Solutions, Inc. announced a new PDF to HTML conversion capability for the Intra.doc! Management System. The new capability converts PDF documents into HTML (including those that have embedded GIF or JPEG images) and displays them in a standard Web browser without having to use Acrobat(R) Reader or other client software. Key benefits of the Intra.doc! and Adobe integration include the ability to view, navigate and search PDF documents with any browser without using Acrobat Reader. Users will get faster performance in browsing large files while still retaining the original fidelity of the PDF format. The PDF to HTML conversion capability also provides users with a toolbar so they can easily navigate and search for content without invoking a helper application. Because the product is server-based and works with any browser and standard operating systems, like Windows NT and Sun Solaris, all users will be able to access, view and navigate PDF generated documents across the enterprise. The core Intra.doc! Management System automatically converts all major file formats to PDF; Intra.doc! Legacy, a paper-to-Web scanning solution, incorporates Adobe capture technology; and Adobe Forms fill-in functionality is integrated with Intra.doc! Forms to allow fast and easy forms fill-in and meta data extraction capabilities. The PDF to HTML Conversion capability for Intra.doc! is available now and pricing starts at $15,000 USD and is sold as an optional module to the Intra.doc! Management System for Windows NT and Sun Solaris environments.

Arbortext Announces Round-Trip Conversion Between XML & Word

Arbortext, Inc.announced the immediate availability of the 2.0 release of Epic, XML-based software that now supports two-way conversions between Microsoft Word and XML. With this feature and others, Epic now addresses three tiers of e-Content creators and authors within an organization, extending its capabilities across the enterprise. Epic’s round-trip conversion capability makes it possible for a wide range of users to create feature-rich XML content with Word. Organizations implementing XML-based systems are recognizing three tiers of users: power users, who need access to powerful XML creation and administration tools; occasional users, who need to work directly with XML and enterprise repositories; and Word users, who need to convert Word files to XML (and validate the content) and receive XML information in Word format.

SoftBook Press Introduces Enhanced SoftBook Reader & Word Import

SoftBook Press, Inc. announced an enhanced version of its SoftBook Reader. Designed specifically to meet the demanding needs of business users, this enhanced and SoftBook Reader includes significant new functionality such as Ethernet connectivity, increased storage capacity for lengthy corporate documents, and compliance with the public draft of the Open eBook specification. Available in Q4 1999, the Enterprise SoftBook Reader with Ethernet is priced at $699.95 with up to 10,000 pages of storage capacity (16 MB). Higher storage capacities are also available. SoftBook also announced Personal Publisher, a software tool for both Windows and Macintosh platforms that enables users to take their existing Microsoft Word documents and save them as files for reading on a SoftBook Reader. These files, SoftBook Editions, are fully-compliant with the public draft of the Open eBook specification.

Scott Kadlec Joins MesaView, Inc. Board

MesaView, Inc.announced the newest member of its Board of Directors, Scott Kadlec, former President of PC DOCS Inc. and Vice Chairman of PC DOCS Group International. Mr. Kadlec co-founded CMS Data Corporation a successful software developer of financial software for the legal market, in 1979. In 1990 he founded PC DOCS Inc., developer of the world’s most widely used document management software. PC DOCS Inc. was part of PC DOCS Group International Inc., which was a publicly traded company that was recently sold for approximately $200 million. Mr. Kadlec recently retired from his position as the Vice-Chairman of PC DOCS Group International Inc. Mr. Kadlec holds a Ph.D. from Florida St. University.

Worldweb.Net Introduces Quark Interface & Appointments of Alexandria, Virginia announced the introduction of its QuarkXPress Xtension, an optional feature set for Expressroom 6.0 that enables real-time Web publishing directly from QuarkXPress and an Expressroom Internet publication so professional Web and print publishers can reduce redundant processes, improve efficiency, streamline workflow and maintain greater control over their Internet content. The Expressroom 6.0 QuarkXtension is scheduled for release in the fourth quarter of 1999. of Alexandria, Virginia also announced the appointment of Jay Greenwald as Chief Operations Officer, and the appointment of Heidi Heiden to the company’s Board of Directors.

Infodata Staffs Up

Infodata Systems Inc. is expanding its business development staff to promote growth of its pharmaceutical, financial services and government client list. James P. McCaslin has joined Infodata in the newly created position of Director of Special Programs. Richard E.H. Julien III, is a newly named Senior Systems Consultant who will also concentrate on intelligence-related contracts. Brendan Babbington, is a newly named Account Manager, Philip J. Osip has joined as a Senior Systems Consultant, and William Lynch, is appointed to the new position of Account Manager.

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