SoftBook Press Introduces SoftBook Auto Publisher

Posted on November 15, 1999

SoftBook Press, Inc. has announced the introduction of SoftBook Auto Publisher. SoftBook Auto Publisher is a server-based application that allows immediate conversion of documents (text and graphics) from the industry-standard Open eBook HTML format into a compressed and encrypted SoftBook Edition for secure distribution over the Internet without manual intervention. In addition, SoftBook Auto Publisher can be implemented to automatically compress and encrypt electronic documents for distribution to SoftBook Readers.

"SoftBook Auto Publisher allows us to produce secure, electronic versions of TimesFax, the eight-page digest of the New York Times, automatically and simultaneously with the transmission of the publication," said Dan Barber, Sales Director of TimesFax. "In less than one minute from the moment that an issue is completed, we can convert the content into a SoftBook Edition for delivery to our subscribers. This gives us the ability to provide TimesFax to readers, in effect, instantaneously. This immediate availability of our content is exactly what we want to achieve in terms of spectacular customer service."
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