SPIDER – automated document publishing

Easy publishing

  • You want to obtain products in multiple formats from a single data source?
  • You need to publish CDs and printed media simultaneously?
  • You work in European and Asian languages?
  • You can put all these activities together within a single system?

Why automated publishing?

As the need for publishing in various formats is currently rising, easier and automated processing plays a main role in continuous production.

SPIDER offers automated publishing of SGML or XML data. The SPIDER technology allows for continuous updating of information and transfer to various media. SPIDER is a highly efficient solution which extends publishing possibilities and turnover, reduces costs and improves the quality of the result.

Key benefits of SPIDER

SPIDER enables your copywriters to focus entirely on their primary task – creative thinking.
Production is faster because of a single supplier system.
The quality is higher thanks to centralized data – one data pool brings many benefits.
Information is stored unformatted. Suitable formatting is added only when needed.
The SPIDER technology is available in 3 configurations, all of them using the same content database (SGML or XML, according to your choice) and based on the principle of a single source:

  • SPIDER tool for paging
  • SPIDER CD-ROM tool
  • SPIDER web tool

The link to SPIDER international website: www.star-group.net/ENU/spider/spider.html

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A basic training course for all Transit/TermStar customers is free of charge.

For current dates of training sessions, see Press Centre / Trade Fairs and Events. We will be also pleased to provide you with individual training for particular topics of your choice, or training focused on certain types of users, such as translators, terminologists or project managers.