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HELIOS Software for PDF production at drupa 2008

HELIOS Software will show its comprehensive PDF production software suite at drupa 2008 (booth #09/E23). Industry standard PDF creation utilizing Acrobat Distiller, PDF preflighting with pdfInspektor 4, PDF-native OPI, PDF color matching using ICC-4 or DeviceLink profiles and PDF flattening are the main benefits enhanced by hot-folder automation. HELIOS special seminars at drupa 2008 will offer in-depth information for customers and prospects.
Hannover, Germany, May 22, 2008 – HELIOS Software GmbH, a leading developer of cross-platform networking, PDF, and image server solutions for Mac, Windows, and web clients, will present its comprehensive and automated PDF production environment at drupa 2008 (hall 9 booth #E23). Two important features to optimize prepress processes are PDF-native OPI image replacement, to enhance the InDesign native PDF export, and PDF flattening using the new Tool Server. Additionally hot-folder automation and the new easy integration of third party applications are further means for cost reduction and production time saving.
Further PDF production features integrated within the HELIOS UB+ software suite are: 
  • Scalable, server based PDF creation using the industry standard Acrobat Distiller for highly compatible PDF output
  • Automated hot-folder PDF preflighting using the HELIOS integrated pdfInspektor 4
  • ICC 4 color management with blackpoint compensation, and preservation of pure colors
  • CMYK-to-CMYK color matching utilizing DeviceLink profiles to preserve black settings and save inks 
HELIOS Software will offer a range of short seminars at drupa 2008, that give more detailed information about the new features and related benefits. The “PDF production” seminar will show server automated solutions for PDF creation, PDF preflight, PDF flattening, PDF printing, and PDF proofing. New capabilities and speed are offered by using a PDF-native OPI workflow with InDesign. In addition it will be explained how to convert bitmap images into PDF for archiving.
For further information about the HELIOS UB+ software suite visit the HELIOS web site and stop by the HELIOS booth (#09/E23) at drupa 2008.
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HELIOS UB+ Unbreakable Server Solutions deliver mission critical server solutions to enterprise, government, university, and prepress sites. WebShare, EtherShare, and PCShare provide integrated cross-platform networking for Mac, Windows and Web clients, with advanced file and print server services, and easy remote server administration. HELIOS ImageServer, PDF HandShake and PrintPreview bring high efficiency and advanced capabilities to design, prepress and printing operations.
HELIOS products run on powerful and scalable servers including Apple Mac OS X, IBM AIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, and Windows systems. HELIOS products provide reliable cross-platform support for Mac, Windows, Web and UNIX-based clients.
Distributors sell HELIOS products worldwide to value-added resellers who provide complete networking solutions to customers. HELIOS also works with many strategic partners that incorporate HELIOS server software to provide powerful third-party archive, asset management and workflow solutions.

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