Printable Technologies Demonstrates FusionPro 3.1 at Print 05
Press release from the issuing company
PRINT 05 & CONVERTING 05 CHICAGO--Sept. 19, 2005-- Printable Technologies, Inc., the world leader in e-commerce print workflow and Variable Data Printing (VDP) solutions, demonstrated FusionPro 3.1, the next-generation family of variable data composition tools at Print 05, September 9-15, 2005 in Chicago, IL.
"Since our purchase of the DL Formatter technology from Datalogics, we have used the technology to create next-generation applications that offer so much more," said Coleman Kane, President and CEO, Printable Technologies. "FusionPro offers new, more sophisticated tools for document designers which allow for better control of copy fitting and management of dynamic variable text in the document." Applications for FusionPro range from traditional VDP applications such as postcards to an embedded system that generates customized airline luggage tags or fully customized booklets produced in a "lights out" batch process.
The FusionPro Desktop tool is Printable's flagship VDP template creation and print-stream output tool, based entirely on an Adobe PDF workflow. Templates with advanced business logic, variable text, graphics, and charts, can be merged with tens of thousands of data records to create optimized print-ready output streams including PDF, PS, VDX, PPML, VPS, VIPP, and more.
FusionPro Desktop is the first step in a scalable solution. Using FusionPro Desktop templates users can grow to include automated or online document creation and ordering with FusionPro Web and FusionPro Server.
FusionPro Server accepts templates designed with FusionPro Desktop or FusionPro Designer, performs a high-speed data merge, and produces production-ready data streams with no human intervention. With a queuing mechanism that manages multiple jobs, automatic load balancing, and auto-failover, FusionPro supports both "lights out" batch processing or - as an embedded system - can produce one-off documents.
Capable of merging form data, database files, and images online, FusionPro Web simplifies the process of creating, ordering, proofing, and processing variable data print jobs. FusionPro Web is a powerful integrated VDP component that works in conjunction with the new PrintOne Customer Center and the Printable Dashboard. When used with an auto job-ticketing workflow, orders go from shopping cart to press queue in minutes.
A "design-only" tool for the rest of the FusionPro family, FusionPro Designer provides access to the powerful design features of FusionPro Desktop, allowing designers to design and proof templates for use with both FusionPro Desktop and FusionPro Server-based web-to-print solutions. Once a FusionPro Designer template has been created and proofed, the cross-platform template is supplied to the target system for output stream composition.
New FusionPro Family Features
-- InDesign(R) CS2(TM) and Acrobat(R) 7 support
-- Text export with formatting from QuarkXPress(R) and InDesign
-- Powerful imposition tool
-- Multi-up simplex and duplex
-- XYZ ordering and repeating
-- Horizontal or vertical folding
-- Saddle stitching
-- Slip Sheets
-- Perfect bound booklets
-- Slug Lines, color bars, trim marks
-- Improved copyfitting capabilities
-- Absolute leading improvements
-- SNAP PPML improvements
-- New licensing registration features
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