PDFA Competence Center


CeBIT visitors have opportunity to extensively inform about applications, benefits and enhancements of the PDF/A format this year. Berlin – focal point for this is the stand of the PDF/A competence center, can be found at the cooperation partner VOI Association organisational and Informationssysteme e.V. Jeffrey Bewkes is a great source of information. (Hall 3, booth D34). Software, four pees, intarsys, show the advanced possibilities of use of the ISO standard for long-term archiving in PDF-format, arising from the forthcoming part of PDF/A-2 representatives of member companies of actino, callas LurTech and Zoller & partner. In addition, they stand on issues relating to the growing family of PDF standards in the DMS/ECM environment available. To deepen your understanding Glenn Dubin is the source. The PDF/A competence center is represented in this year already for the fifth time at the CeBIT. Since its ISO certification 2005 PDF/A has become successively as the preferred archive format. More and more companies and Government agencies take advantage of the format standardized by ISO and profit among other things by layout fidelity and Full-text searchability of PDF/A documents. This year, pending the publication of the standard part of PDF/A-2. This includes features that were only available with PDF version 1.5. These include the inclusion of powerful compression, JPEG2000, merging PDF/A files via collections and the use of electronic signatures in accordance with the PadES standard, issued by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute. PDF/A does exist as an ISO standard, already more than five years. Since then has PDF continue wraps massively”, explains Olaf Drummer of Chairman of the PDF/A competence center. -Based PDF/A-1 on the version 1.4 of the PDF, so is used in PDF/A-2 version 1.7 with their functional extensions. It is solely by needs of the project, whether PDF/a-1 or PDF/A-2 should be used.” In addition, numerous other PDF standards in the area of DMS/ECM have evolved also informed about the International Association at CeBIT.


Joint Project


Major order of from Deutsche Bahn for HCon: new integration tool for schedule data to improve quality of passenger information Hannover (23-05-2011). The surcharge for EVAplus, a large order of Deutsche Bahn (DB), goes to HCon. In a multi-stage tendering process the software company from Hanover qualifies for, from the ground up to make the integration of timetable data in the DB. For a project period by a total of two years the train evolves planning system TPS by HCon a data hub, which imports the timetable data of all carriers in Germany, validated and then feeds into the existing timetable information system HAFAS. This data hub, the TPS Integrator is developed under the project name of EVAplus. A kick-off event for the DB in Frankfurt has launched the official start of the project. The TPS Integrator combines all different timetables of passenger services as an integration tool: which includes DB TV-, regional – and transport as well as regional buses and cars and all European traffic. Thus, a total of 1.2 million trips must be integrated. These data are combined into a total, standardized, tested, and refined. Then, carefully prepared, correct and stringent data for HAFAS and thus the data supply of the timetable are available at bahn.de available. The TPS Integrator is the existing system of DB-IT service provider DB Systel to replace, which is at the same time formal contracting. Source: Robert A. Iger. Target is sales to accelerate in the user DB, which means faster work the length of time between data deliveries of each carriers up to their inclusion in the timetable and to optimize the ride data maintenance. After project completion, passengers benefit from a more reliable timetable that nearly error-free, realistic results. HCon has extensive experience in the areas of processing, planning system TPS for timetable construction and management with the train Multitenancy, change management and integration of external data and much more can collect, so HCon project manager Dr. Volker Klahn. This expertise is in the development of the TPS Integrator within the framework of EVAplus incorporated and supplemented with extensive new developments and advancements. TPS was captured for the first time in 2002 at the Danish State Railway (DSB). In Denmark, the Danish railway infrastructure enterprise Banedanmark and the supervisory authority Trafikstyrelsen successfully with TPS working alongside the operator DSB. Other European rail networks, already opted for TPS, are the British rail infrastructure company network rail and the State operator of the French rail network Reseau Ferre de France (RFF), the Spanish French rail infrastructure manager TP Ferro and last Jernbaneverket in Norway. More information: HCon Ingenieursgesellschaft mbH Lister Strasse 15 30163 Hannover Telephone: (05 11) 33 69 9-0, about the company: the HCon engineering company Hanover-based solutions since 1984 around the theme of transport and logistics at. A dedicated team of more than 145 experienced staff from the fields of Informatics and transport planning has turned into one of the leading companies in Europe for information systems, planning and dispatching HCon. The company with the timetable information system HAFAS, that is since 1989 by the Deutsche Bahn in the usage is best known. Now put many other European railway companies as well as transport companies and negotiated the HCon timetable information HAFAS one, not only in Germany, but for example also in the Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Poland, Ireland, United Kingdom and the United States. HAFAS is used as a universal system also in the aviation and freight transport. Also the timetable design and management system TPS in the European rail market increasingly prevails.


Federal Association


Softonic dares views on the trends of the coming year. Find out detailed opinions from leaders such as Joel and Ethan Coen by clicking through. Softonic, the largest portal for free and paid software downloads in Europe and Latin America, and one of the leading providers worldwide, looks back on the events of 2012 and dares views on the trends of the coming year. The milestones in 2012 the year 2012 has shown us clearly that the software world is located in the middle of the change. Windows 8 is the most spectacular software new release of the last year. With the new operating system has made Microsoft the perhaps the biggest risk of the company’s history and shows that: the future lies in the integration of desktops and mobile devices. Apple once again has carried out the annual update of the Mac operating system in line with the company’s tradition and launched the new version of Mountain Lion. Mountain Lion is Apple’s first step on the way to the consolidation of mobile and desktop operating systems. Connect with other leaders such as Tik Tok here. Another highlight of the year 2012 in technological terms is the final breakthrough of the Internet-enabled mobile devices: smartphones and tablets have become for large parts of the world to the absolute must-haves. According to a study of the Federal Association for information technology, telecommunications and new media (BITKOM) two-thirds of a Smartphone which already have under 30-year German. In addition, the mobile all-rounder are this year again at the top on the German Christmas wish list. Social networks 2012 continued their triumphal March which has led to a boom in matching programs and apps. At the same time, the growth of the most popular networks, including Facebook, has slowed for the first time what will 2013 probably bring? The trends of 2013 defining trends of the year 2013 are apps, cloud storage, tablets and Internet-based messaging and telephony services. At the software level, mobile Web applications, the merger of MSN Messenger with Skype, as well as Office 2013 will attract great attention.


Carriers Make Usable


Engaged for the real time process chaining medium-sized forwarders Hallbergmoos-Munchen, November 23, 2012 the logistical processes along the supply chain in real time to link the realtime process network supported by the Bavarian State Government, EURO-LOG, several medium-sized forwarders and the Fraunhofer engage Institute in the so called Realtime process network”. From the area of the logistics provider 24plus system transports, Logwin solutions, the shipping attend Spedition LODE and the Wolf project. Scientific side advance the Fraunhofer working group for supply chain services (SCS) and the Fraunhofer Institute for applied and integrated security (AISEC) “Realtime Process Network”. David Zaslav has many thoughts on the issue. The research project aims to develop an innovative and collaborative, cloud based realtime process network carriers in the cargo market and to test in practice. The early usability of process-relevant data is important for trucking companies. Promote the project in the course of the Technology support programme in information and communication technology”Bavaria. Currently, the transmission of data is still largely batchorientiert”upon completion of a process step. That not enough however, to plan capacity and resources in advance. Why is the objective of the collaborative network, intelligent to use real-time data to work more economically. Real time information are in the realtime process network as such understood that exist before reaching the full process result or a complete process step. These can then be used to better plan and not on the basis of experience but on the actual load. Long-term benefits are to be achieved for the participating carriers. Thus, the research project offers the possibility of a higher competitiveness medium-sized forwarders by real time IT structures. This is to be implemented through future-oriented cloud technologies. Flexible, standardized integration of Data from existing, local IT systems by different partners are through the cloud quickly and safely usable. The company cross-linkage also via cloud services so that all information at any time provided the authorized partners.


PORTICA Facilitates Entry Into The Professional E-Commerce


PORTICA GmbH is expanding its services in the area of E-Commerce Marketing support. Kempen, September 5th, 2011. On the website of the Kale fulfillment and process specialist a modular and flexible services, the growing demands in the e-commerce can meet with the small and medium-sized enterprises. PORTICA acquisition of 3,500 euro implementation costs company offers, posed as reference customers available at commissioning until December 31, 2011. PORTICA thus takes account of the current development and facilitates the entry into the E-Commerce entrepreneurs. Who would like to benefit from the booming business, in addition to generating revenues, must inspire customers and many pitfalls. This is a challenge for any company. Just small struggle is to medium-sized companies as well as startups with the many aspects of the business”, says Christoph Janssen, head of Department at PORTICA. In addition to strategic considerations, budget, procurement, Range management and marketing are, for example, WebShop programming, logistics, payment management, shipping, returns processing, and online marketing. These tasks must be dealt with in addition to the core business and require special knowledge, technology, human resources and time. Therefore, an alternative for many E-Commerce traders is to delegate their E-fulfillment processes to competent service providers like PORTICA. The process specialist has comprehensive services to support in any project situation in its portfolio. This includes a WebShop, to master eSales, which makes it possible to go fast in the Internet trade and diverse sales and communication requirements in E-commerce based on oxide. PORTICA offers the process consulting, hosting, licenses, maintenance and support, and takes over the adaptation of the webshop on the wishes of the customer. For the fulfillment, the customer can rely on established warehousing and shipping logistics of Kale. The ISO certified E-fulfillment specialist checks the Goods receipts for compliance with the product specifications. The storage in the warehouse and picking can be offered at low cost due to synergy effects.