Today in Products: Jetsoft updates PDF creation and editing tool

Data Management

Jetsoft’s Collate 2.0 allows edits to PDFs
Jetsoft Development Company announced the release of Collate 2.0, a PDF and TIFF editor.

Collate allows users to open and modify PDF files, in addition to adding the ability to create PDFs from other documents and image sources. Collate also gives users a way to manage multiple page file formats such as PDF and TIFF.

Using the program’s interface, users can create a target multiple page PDF or TIFF document. Users can then add pages to the target from various source image formats including JPEG, BMP, PDF and TIFF. There is also the ability to rearrange, sort or delete pages from the target in any format they wish. Individual pages can be edited with the bundled Collate Page Editor which allows both text and image based corrections such as erasing image artifacts or colour correction to pages in the document. When the target is a PDF file, all searchable text is retained and any text added to the document is also searchable. When saving the target file, users can choose from a variety of uncompressed, lossless compressed, or lossy compression options for TIFF and PDF files. Passwords with 128-bit encryption are also available.

Collate works on Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP systems. It may be used stand alone as a creation and management product or with Jetsoft Art-Copy 8.2 Enterprise as an after capture product. Sold alone, Collate 2.0 has an introductory price of US$99.00.

Infrastructure

Advantech offers all-in-one computer package
Advantech’s ARK-7480 is an application-ready embedded box computer supporting UFCPGA2, 478-pin embedded Intel Pentium 4 or Celeron D Processors up to 2.8 GHz, an Intel 852GME chipset with Graphics Memory Controller Hub (GMCH) and Intel 82801DB I/O Controller Hub 4 (ICH4).

The system includes three PCI expansion slots, dual Fast Ethernet (optional GbE), six USB 2.0 ports, six COM ports, as well as DVI, LVDS and VGA display interface and a drive bay for a 3.5″ HDD (optional 2nd 3.5 HDD space), CompactFlash socket, miniPCI and an optional expansion drive bay for a CD-ROM, card reader or other peripherals.

The system features a 295 mm x 180 mm x 260 mm sized cast aluminum chassis and its vibration-resistant construction feature anti-vibration card holders for PCI I/O expansion cards as well as HDD cushions allowing the system to provide up to 1G vibration/10 G shock protection.

Dell introduces business line of laser printers
Dell introduced a series of laser printers featuring simplified printer management software and the capability to scale from small- and medium-sized business needs to networked enterprise demands.

Dell now offers its OpenManage Printer Manager software with its latest laser printers. It is designed to provide IT administrators a single console for printer monitoring, management and reporting for any Dell network printer and select third-party network printers.

Dell’s colour printers include the Dell Laser Printer 3010cn and the Dell Laser Printer 5110cn, which feature the ColorTrack colour control tool. ColorTrack enables administrators to control user access and print budget costs by remotely defining colour printing rights at the user level, setting print volume limitations and tracking usage over a Web browser.

The monochrome business printer series includes Dell’s workgroup lasers, the Dell Laser Printer 5310n and the Dell Laser Printer 5210n, as well as the Dell Multifunction Laser Printer 1815dn.

The Dell Laser Printer 5310n is designed for large workgroups and features a starting price of $1,289. The product is network ready and offers speeds of up to 50 ppm letter and scalable expansion. The Dell Laser Printer 5210n offers many of the same features as the Dell Laser Printer 5310n. Designed for the enterprise and priced from $1,049, this laser is wireless ready, offers built-in networking and expandability options. The Dell Laser Printer 5110cn with built-in duplex, black print speeds of up to 40 ppm and colour up to 35 ppm is priced at around $1,200. The Dell Laser Printer 3010cn networked colour laser features black-and-white print speeds of up to 25 ppm and has a starting price of $429. The Dell Multifunction Laser Printer 1815dn is designed for SMBs and features built-in duplex, with prices starting at $539.

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