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B2BeDocuments to show PDF Workflow Automation at OnDemand

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BLUE BELL, Pa., April 10 -- B2BeDocuments will demonstrate in booth 215 during OnDemand 2007 how the PDF workflow automation solution SmartPDFPrintware automates print jobs that JDF can not. SmartPDFPrintware is universal, comprehensive, multi-use, versatile, flexible PDF workflow automation software that enables, using intrinsic document properties, variable document production on Xerox digital presses and production printers. "At this time, there is not a single PDF workflow automation solution that can automate the way 'File Name' and 'Text on Page' methods of SmartPDFPrintware can," said Pradip Shah, President CPS, Inc. "For many, many print-ready PDF workflows, JDF for automation is inadequate. Most print service providers are required to develop custom print and finishing programs that convert PDF to PostScript and insert 'setpagedevice' commands to achieve the type of automation that SmartPDFPrintware offers. It takes print service providers weeks and sometimes months to automate what SmartPDFPrintware automates in about 10 minutes." To enable automation of variable document production, SmartPDFPrintware relies on user's innate automation decision-making process. It uses intrinsic properties of electronic documents. PDF print workflow automation is by 'Position', 'File name' and 'Text-On-Page' methods. These automation methods helps implement touch less production of widely varying documents, eliminating manual collation, improving delivered job accuracy while lowering the production costs. SmartPDFPrintware has been in development for last three years. Up to 256 hot folders drive wide variety of workflows. Its output specific plug-in based modular architecture emits production system specific print stream. The first available plug-in 'PDFPrintwarePlugIn1200' is for Xerox DocuSP print controller. SmartPDFPrintware is available in three editions. Standard Edition includes 'Position' method and PDFPrintwarePlugIn1200 plug-in $9,950; Professional Edition includes 'Position', 'File Name' methods and PDFPrintwarePlugIn1200 plug-in $14,950; and Enterprise Edition includes 'Position', 'File Name', 'Text-On-Page' methods and PDFPrintwarePlugIn1200 plug-in $19,950.