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Database Publishing

Database Publishing

priint:comet is a leading database publishing solution for Adobe InDesign, on the desktop or on the server. All publishing steps can be automated.

priint:suite customers automate widely differing types of publications: technical data sheets, leaflets, technical catalogues, sales documents, product brochures, designed catalogues and so on. All publishing steps can be automated: from page creation, updating, adaptation for other languages and countries, correction process, data processing and dispatch.

  • Templates are created in InDesign
  • Simple and intuitive operation
  • Support for all types of print publications
  • System-supported management of changes and content updates
  • Server-supported rendering with and without InDesign server

Catalog production

Catalog production

The components of priint:suite can be used to create a flexible and highly efficient catalogue system.

The basic catalogue system of priint:suite comprises the priint:planner and the priint:comet ID plugins. Optionally, the server-supported components priint:whiteboard and priint:rendering server can be integrated. When implemented as a catalogue system, priint:suite supports the following functions, among others: 

  • flexible management of publications in a flat planner
  • creation of variants and versions, e.g. for automatic adaptation for different national and language versions
  • creation of sample publications
  • page transfer between publications
  • graphic and list-oriented compilation of publications with live connection to various content systems via priint:publishing hub
  • management of layout modules (snippets) for later reuse in other publications
  • automatic pagination and page generation
  • workgroup functions including digital correction module and central task management
  • configurable workflow system
  • configurable business rules, e.g. for process reviews, planning validation and preflight checks
  • production control and monitoring of ongoing catalogue production
  • integration of external agencies and media service providers
  • server-supported page generation and updating of DTP documents
  • server-supported PDF generation and download functions
  • provision of information as to which products were placed on which page for catalogue controlling and post calculation
  • storage of budget information for planning
  • business rules for the validation of planning information

Print OnDemand

Print OnDemand

The priint:rendering server helps in the implementation of Print OnDemand solutions

Print OnDemand does not necessarily mean that a print publication is produced by the printer. Many of the priint customers who have implemented OnDemand solutions create OnDemand PDF documents. The trend towards OnDemand and digital printing in multi-channel communication is clearly noticeable. For this reason, priint:suite offers comprehensive and innovative solutions.

  • Vertical and horizontal scaling of the rendering server
  • Caching of content for OnDemand publications
  • Open architecture for easy integration of the rendering server in other systems
  • Support for the Adobe InDesign server
  • Support for pdf rendering technology without Adobe InDesign server

Web-to-Print

Web-to-Print

priint:suite offers high-performance components for enterprise web-to-print

It started with the fast and easy collection, ordering and production of business cards via the web. In the meantime, powerful web-to-print solutions which cover the various facets of corporate publishing and product communication have been established as in-house solutions. These are often operated in marketing portals or as stand-alones.

priint:suite offers efficient functions for the front end and back end of enterprise web-to-print solutions.

  • Web-based editing of InDesign documents
  • Creation of dynamic documents based on templates
  • Easy integration of data sources
  • Vertical and horizontal scaling of the rendering server
  • Caching of content for OnDemand publications
  • Open architecture for easy integration of the rendering server in other systems
  • pdf rendering technology without Adobe InDesign server

Production planning and control

Production planning and control

priint:suite offers functions for production control and monitoring

A growing number of pages within a decreasing timeframe for various languages: in addition to the necessity to automate work steps, growing importance is now being attached to functions for process monitoring. Against this backdrop, priint:suite offers functions for process monitoring as well as for planning and control.

  • Status monitoring of ongoing production
  • Temporal planning of tasks
  • Scheduling in project plans
  • Linking of project plans
  • Resource planning
  • Automatic scheduling of project plans

Non-linear format adaptation

The non-linear format adaptation of InDesign documents is a special application of automated publishing. For example, these must be created for advertisements, labels, posters etc. for all target formats (different heights and widths) on the basis of a template. This functionality is also used in the automated creation of in-store communication.

Format adaptation can be carried out automatically with the priint:adjust InDesign plugins and a number of adaptation rules. On the InDesign desktop or via the InDesign server. These functionalities are frequently integrated as back-end functions in marketing portals.

The priint:adjust adaptation rules can also be combined with the database publishing functions of the priint:comet InDesign plugins.

Digital Publishing

Digital Publishing

priint:suite can create digital versions of publications

In addition to Print OnDemand and the integration into digital channels, digital publishing is a further essential component of the digital transformation of offline communication. In digital publishing, publications are transported to digital media devices such as tablets and smartphones.

priint:suite offers extensive functions for the implementation of digital publishing solutions

  • Support for Adobe®DPS
  • Provision of consolidated publishing data
  • Web app server for the presentation of print publications in html5

Datasheets

Datasheets

priint:suite offers various possibilities for the flexible, efficient and highly automated creation of different types of data sheets.

A distinction can be made between designed and highly automated data sheets. The components of priint:suite allow the creation of all types of data sheets. These can be created in the InDesign desktop or with the support of the server.

priint:suite provides, among other functions, the following functionalities for automated data sheet creation:

  • pre-generation via priint:rendering server and finishing in InDesign desktop
  • automated creation of data sheets in Adobe InDesign desktop using different data sources
  • generation of data sheets via web services that are ideally suited for integration on websites
  • business rules for the automated control of the formal correctness of data sheets
  • integration in the overall workflow for the release of data sheets
  • automated updating of language and country
  • server-supported rendering of data sheets with and without Adobe InDesign server
  • storage of data sheet templates that comprise static and dynamic elements