Autologic to Host Tera Digital Publishing at NEXPO Booth
Press release from the issuing company
APS Content Manager to be Demonstrated on Show Floor
Orlando, FL (NEXPO Booth #1901) – June 22, 2002 –Autologic, an Agfa Company, and Tera Digital Publishing, are showing the latest technical achievements from both companies at the Autologic booth at the NEXPO show in Orlando, Florida, Tera provides the software technology for Autologic’s APS Tera Publishing System and APS Content Management System. At the booth, attendees will be able to see demos of editorial input, pagination, editorial workflow, remote access, cross-media publishing and digital archiving using the APS Tera Publishing System.
"The Tera and Autologic partnership makes life simpler for the newspaper industry," said Roberto Antoniotti, President, Tera Digital Publishing. "Together, Autologic and Tera are introducing to the U.S. market the new concept of ‘Keystroke To Plate’ in which the complete newspaper production process is performed in an integrated environment with a simple user interface, from content editing to remote transmission of pages, together with ad booking and tracking, picture selection and automatic color correction, page designing and ripping," Antoniotti added.
The APS Tera Publishing System is a complete publishing solution specifically designed to take maximum advantage of Microsoft Windows 2000 with SQL 2000 or Sun Solaris with Oracle database. The system includes an integrated suite of applications to form a complete print and on-line publishing system.
"Autologic’s goal is to assist newspapers in the manufacturing process of a newspaper from the capture of the original story up to and including the consumables necessary to image the final film or plate," said Al Brunner, President, Autologic. "Tera has provided us cost effective, highly productive editorial, pagination, web publishing and archiving software technology and we are in a position to supply this technology along with imaging and workflow systems for a more productive and integrated solution," Brunner added.
The APS Tera Publishing system consists of modular server and client applications for newsroom and production operations. Server applications handle:
- SQL database operations, automatic client alerting, data replication, and automatic purging
- Full text search indexing of stories and IPTC comments in pictures
- Field based standard queries for text, pictures, pages, editions, wire text, wire pictures, and archived pages
- Wire text and picture receiving with routing
- Automatic archiving
- OPI operations
- Local and remote printing of pages
- XML based cross-media publishing
Tera Digital Publishing has been developing, selling and supporting integrated solutions for the editorial industry since 1990. With hundreds of customers spread over five continents, Tera Digital Publishing is now the global player of the publishing system industry. Our portfolio includes editorial, archiving, advertising and pre-press solutions, all aimed to deliver the highest performance, in terms of reliability, flexibility and low operating costs. For more information about Tera’s products and services, go to http://www.teradp.com.
About Autologic, an Agfa Company
Autologic, an Agfa Company, is a leading provider of prepress hardware, software systems and consumables for the newspaper publishing industry. Autologic designs, produces, sells and maintains computer-based workflow, imagesetter and CtP systems that automate the steps in the prepress production process. In December 2001, Autologic became a wholly owned subsidiary of Agfa Corporation, leading supplier of CtP systems and consumables to the newspaper publishing industry and the U.S. subsidiary of the Agfa Group, which ranks among the world's foremost imaging companies. Headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium, Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analog and digital systems, intended mainly for the graphics industry, healthcare, non-destructive testing, micrographics, motion picture and photography markets. For more information about Agfa and Autologic products and services, go to www.agfa.com or www.autologic.com.
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