LuraTech on course for international expansion thanks to new ownership

LuraTech Imaging GmbH, known in particular for its award-winning compression technology with a broad customer base, has a new owner in the form of Foxit Software. [...]

PitStop 13 – PDF Quality Control just got better

PitStop 13 – PDF Quality Control just got better
Breakthrough release does away with the problems of missing bleeds, confusing pre-flight messages and adds a huge upgrade to the PitStop preflight engine, giving printers the PDF quality they need for smooth, efficient production.

After a successful beta test period, PitStop 13 is now in general release. Beta users report that the features included in this release solve their most problematic PDF quality challenges. Available as a subscription or a license model, PitStop 13 provides, as one beta tester described it, “More production, more efficiency, and easier communication.” [...]

Compart North America at Graph Expo 2015 in Chicago from September 13–16, 2015

Compart North America will take a different approach at this year’s Graph Expo in Chicago, Illinois (USA). Instead of the standard demonstrations at workstations and [...]

Compart auf der Graph Expo 2015 in Chicago

Compart North America präsentiert sich auf der diesjährigen Graph Expo in Chicago (Illinois, USA) mit einem neuen Konzept. Statt der bei Messen üblichen Produktvorführungen fokussiert [...]

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CVISION Releases PdfCompressor 6.5

“In the 6.5 release, the ability to compress electronically generated PDF files is a tremendous step toward universal document capture for CVISION users. Continued improvements to the text recognition, file compression and PDF conversion technologies help CVISION to solidify its status as a leading provider of PDF optimization solutions.” [...]

Is JBIG2 soon banned?

JBIG2 is a compression algorithm for bitonal images and has been developed to replace the widely used CCITT G4 algorithm because it can reach better compression ratios. However, the algorithm has received a bad reputation which has led some security experts to the recommendation not to use the algorithm anymore. Is this a wise advice or just an overreaction? Why could it go so far? [...]

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Datalogics PDF Alchemist, a Developer Toolkit for Converting PDF to HTML, Now Available

Datalogics, the premier source for Adobe PDF and eBook technologies, announced the release of Datalogics PDF Alchemist, a new SDK for converting PDF documents to HTML. [...]

Image detection in scanned images

Detecting pictures in scanned document pages has many advantages such as better compression rates and the possibility to extract them individually. [...]

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Font subsetting – how it works and when to use

In order to reduce the file size PDF producers use a technique called font subsetting. What does exactly happen with the fonts and what are the consequences? [...]