Job Monitoring and Control

• View Status and messaging for single job or multiple jobs at a glance.

• View a graphical representation of each job's workflow and progress.

• Filter job list based upon status, source, user, current process or next process.

• Obtain instant error notification and location.

• View jobs as they move from one process to the next.

• Monitor individual processes.

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Job Ticket      Editing

• Job Ticket Templates automate standard workflows (left).

• Each job has its own ticket and editable workflow.

• Create, edit and maintain workflows without requiring hot folders between processes.

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Browser-based      Interface

• Runs from any location on the network with no special client installation.

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Integration with Other Workflows

• nAct is an ideal digital front end for a variety of single or multi-vendor imaging workflows.

• Computer to Plate
• Computer to Film
• Direct to Press
• Proofers

nAct fulfills IPTech's overall workflow strategy. IPTech software solutions connects prepress with creative multimedia, press and post-press workflows-as well as adjacent business processes such as job planning and customer service.

Until now, prepress workflows have been proprietary. Only standards-based, multi-vendor solutions will realize the promise of cross-domain workflows and encompass the entire life cycle of publishing  projects.

Job Submission

• Accepts composite and pre-separated PostScript and PDF jobs.

• Publishes job submission hot folders and print spoolers.

• Supports Macintosh and Windows clients

• Source JTP and Workflow Engine associate incoming jobs with Job Ticket Templates for automated job ticketing.

CanOPI

Job Ticket Processors

• Cross-platform FPO sample generation

• High-resolution picture replacement

• JPEG, TIFF, EPS, DCS and Scitex support

TurboPDF

• Server-based PostScript-to-PDF converter

• Compatible with Acrobat Distiller job options setting

TurboRIP

• PostScript 3 Adobe RIP

• In-RIP trapping option

• Supports PDF Transparency

• Supports Acrobat 6 and PDF 1.6

• Supports imagesetters, platesetters, digital presses and proofers

• Java-based client interface

Hold

• Adds a hold for previewing or proof approval to any stage in a workflow

• Helps facilitate user interaction with the workflow.

ConnAct

Connact4

• IPTech’s bridge to 3rd party software applications that have no JTP interface.

New IPTech and Third-Party JTPs

IPTech and third parties expand the set of prepress tools available in the nAct workflow, specifically for pre-flight, color management, data asset management, variable-data printing and CIP3-based press-setup automation. nAct's architecture allow the inclusion of and integration with other automated systems, opening gateways to e-commerce, estimating and job planning, enterprise resource planning and other business processes.