callas software, the leading developer of PDF technology for publishing, print production and document archiving announces the integration of callas pdfToolbox 5 into the PDF HandShake UB2 server software of HELIOS. The combined solution offers higher performance, simplified PDF preflight inspection, and full compatibility with Adobe Acrobat X.
“We are proud of the long lasting cooperation with HELIOS Software, which started back in 2005 with pdfInspektor 3,” explains Dietrich von Seggern, Business Development Manager at callas software GmbH. “In combination with the performance, reliability and cross-platform support of the HELIOS server software, customers now get the best solution for PDF preflight available.”
A major advantage of the integration of callas pdfToolbox with HELIOS PDF HandShake is automation. PDF creation can be combined with preflighting in one simple, automated process. Utilizing the HELIOS ImageServer UB2 ScriptAssistant, hot folder automated workflows can easily be created to handle and integrate in-house PDF checking. With HELIOS WebShare UB2, web access for the file and print server, PDF delivery, and preflighting is available 24 x 7, facilitating remote collaboration.
“PDF generation and delivery must be combined with sound PDF preflighting for high quality and reliable PDF production,” explained Helmut Tschemernjak, CEO of HELIOS Software GmbH. HELIOS provides the high-performance solutions required for the modern production process, and with callas pdfToolbox 5 HELIOS delivers state-of-the-art PDF preflighting for even our most demanding customers.”
Additional features of the integration include:
• Preflight inspection checks PDFs for compliance with industry standards –such as PDF/X-1, PDF/X-3, PDF/X-4, PDF/A and PDF/VT
• Informative multi-layer PDF and HTML preflight reports for quick assessment of compliance, XML reports for accounting or automation
• Apple Spotlight compatible indexing and searches of PDF text content
• Full text Unicode UTF-8 export from PDF documents
• Better overall performance and compatibility enhancements
• Full compatibility with Adobe Acrobat preflight profiles
Detailed information about the callas pdfToolbox 5 HELIOS PDF HandShake UB2 integration can be accessed at the callas software website.