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IDI is a full-service e-publishing company.
Today with the introduction of new handheld devices which are light-weight and cost-effective like tablets and e-book readers, the e-publishing industry has gained a lot of momentum. Instead of carrying heavy books while on the move, people are using readers, tablets, and even cell phones. In turn, new modes, such as e-teaching, e-magazines, e-journals, and e-newspapers have come into existence.
IDI is a recognized innovator in cost-effective digital conversion and XML-enabled publishing strategies. We can help you develop operational strategies that best realize your organization’s market objectives.
These services are supported by the expert technology and operations team which offer viable solutions to fit your needs. These solutions are not “one size fits all” type, but are customized according to the needs of each customer.
We are committed to building long-term partnerships with our clients by offering high quality, end-to-end, publishing solutions and services.
We achieve this objective by getting to know the client and understanding the client’s business needs. We spend time learning each of our client’s business environment to provide customized, technology-driven solutions. We use our industry experience, expertise, industry relationships and technology to the benefit of our client’s goals.
We take complex knowledge work, disaggregate it into manageable segments and then send each segment to the location where it can be performed most effectively, efficiently and at the lowest cost. The globalized nature of our production infrastructure and workforce enables us to use a world-wide approach, with different parts of a project performed simultaneously in different locations, with maximum coordination.
With a clear focus on our clients’ emerging priorities, we continually align our internal processes, tool sets and talents — such as creating a dedicated e-book Services unit for our client.
We bring our industry knowledge and best practices to each project while building on our work experience with a range of prestigious institutions and publishers.
Our project management services include:
- Planning, designing, cast-off, coordinating, and managing the entire project, starting from receipt of materials from the client to final delivery of the product
- Coordinating with authors, editors, publishers and production staff
- Handling queries and securing timely solutions
- Tracking of manuscripts
- Copyediting, copyright, artwork, typesetting, proofreading, collation, indexing and delivery of final proof through the entire phase of production to meet the client’s requirements within the committed time frame
IDI provides a full spectrum of XML services to address the demands for digital formats and online publishing requirement for content repository and multi-device capabilities. IDI has the capability to manage XML-based workflows.
Some of the salient features of XML services offered by IDI are:
- Customized XML, MS-Word, or TeX/LaTeX-based editing tools
- Customized style sheet according to customer’s DTD
- Specialized quality control tools
- Delivery of XML at page proofs, revisions, issues, or at any other stage
- Generation of XML files based on publisher’s DTD
- Conversion from one DTD to another
- Typesetting from XML files including auto-pagination in 3B2
- Providing solutions in other formats such as HTML and ASCII
IDI provides composition services for both print and electronic media. We utilize a number of industry-accepted typesetting platforms.
IDI has knowledge and expertise in managing all the different types of workflows. It does full-service composition in an XML environment for convenient print and online delivery. Some of the composition services are:
- Typesetting from manuscript
- Data capture and conversion
- Editorial services comprising of technical editing, copy editing, and substantive editing
- Design and graphics services, including scanning, file conversion, redrawing and relabeling of artwork
- MathType and ChemDraw file handling
- Electronic content delivery
- With vast experience, knowledge and expertise, our team can help you get around any typesetting project.
eBook & Newspaper Conversion Services
IDI has specialized services for creation and delivery of education, journals, newspapers and trade eBooks. IDI is familiar with all of the leading formats, namely .epub, .mobi, .prf, .lit, and so on. At IDI we position our-self as a one-stop solution provider for all book and newspaper conversion:
Some of the eBook services at IDI are:
- Scanning – can provide services for scanning and digitization of print books for conversion into eBooks.
- Conversion – can convert your raw content into any standardized or proprietary eBook format as required. We handle around 8 European languages, whose language nuances are addressed by appropriate work engines
- Testing – provides services for testing the integrity of the eBooks.
- Format Conversion – provides eBook format conversion services for clients who need to convert their books from one format to another.
- Delivery – eBook Store and eBook Library platforms for delivery of eBooks to end consumers.
IDI is an authorized distributor for Docubase Secure SAS70 Level II hosted electronic Document and Content Management solution.
Business process automation (BPA) is the technology-enabled automation of business processes. It is performed to achieve digital transformation or to increase service quality or to improve service delivery or to contain costs. It consists of integrating applications, restructuring labor resources and using software applications throughout the organization.
DBS Live Forms connects customers, workers, company applications / information systems, and document management systems together like never before. DBS Live Forms accomplishes automation with connectors designed for each piece of the business process.
For the customer; DBS Live Forms (LF) is an electronic forms solution. LF Electronic Forms enables the customer to complete the necessary forms online easily. LF Electronic Forms can include signatures, attachments, credit card payments, and more. After submission, a confirmation e-mail is sent for customer records. LF electronic forms are easily created and platform independent for use on a PC, Tablet, or smartphone.
For the company associate; DBS Live Forms (LF) is an automated workflow for required process steps. LF workflowpresents the submitted electronic forms to the appropriate personnel ensuring each step of the process is simplified and standardized. Associates are notified of a new task by email, and have the ability to complete their step of the form, approve, or send the form back to an earlier step including a public user via email link to form.
For the company information systems; DBS Live Forms (LF) is an extension application. LF connectors pass data to and receive data from external databases or Information System. With LF connector, the electronic form is simplified for the user, manual data entry duplication is eliminated for the employee, and data integrity is ensured for internal data usage by other systems.
For document/content capture; DBS Live Forms (LF) is a front end capture solution. LF Capture is an additional means to capture documents for storage into any Document Management System. LF Capture is the electronic form itself transformed into the final static document complete with signature and approval verification. Live Scan for LF Capture transfers the paper scanning task from a costly internal process to one done outside by the customer or vendor. LF Attach File can be used in two ways; if a scanner is not available LF Attach File communicates with a tablet or smartphone camera to enable capture through picture of a document or image, LF Attach is also the method of attaching any electronic file from a PC, tablet, or smartphone.
For Document Management; DBS Live Forms can store the data, electronic forms and associated documents for the purpose of long term storage or communicate to TESSI GED (Docubase), Share Point, or third party Electronic Document Management System through e-mail, XML, JDBC drivers, HTTP Post, or custom process.
Your organization will run more efficiently as customers interact with you anytime from anywhere, your business users do more, and your programmers code less. Live Forms is available for In-House Purchase, Monthly Hosted, Pay Per Click, or Customer Pay (Customers Pay for your system with a direct Pay Pal $1.50 Per submission conveniounce fee).
Our library fundraising program helps patrons preserve the irreplaceable.
Through its Digital Memory Media division, IDI offers a Fundraising Program that provides libraries and other organizations with an innovative and effective means to raise money, while also helping individuals preserve their personal memories. DMM converts their collections of old photographs, 8mm and 16mm films, slides and video tapes into a digital format that will last forever.
This is a unique service that also helps local communities keep their histories alive! We provide everything your organization needs to host a DMM event, including press releases and event advertising tools. On the day of the event, our trained staff members are on hand to answer questions and accept new orders. Orders can be tracked online through our order tracking system. Original items are returned by courier directly to the patron along with DVD copies of their treasured memories. Best of all, Digital Memory Media donates 20% of all the proceeds to the sponsoring organization.
Advantages of Digital Memory Media Personal Imaging
- Preserves your documents, photos, and audio/video collections
- Same high quality, professional digitization used by America’s top museums and archives
- Protects your vital records and saves you space
- Easy drop off and return
- Supports your local library
Innovative Document Imaging understands that newspapers are critical resources of information.
Newspapers chronicle a towns history and, in some instances, they are a tool to promote the towns development activities among its residents.
Quality digitization is critical to preserve and maintain these newspapers. IDI utilizes the newest equipment and trained personnel to ensure that the images are of excellent quality as well as fully text searchable.
No more scrolling through rolls and rolls of microfilm. Now search digitally from your computer.
Innovative Document Imaging uses the latest new technology, Ribbon Scanning, for microfilm and microfiche digitization projects to provide the highest quality images possible at a reasonable cost.
With Ribbon Scanning, an entire roll of film or jacket of fiche is digitized from top to bottom and end to end in grayscale and stored as a single ribbon file.
Whether you are digitizing yearbooks, journals, or preserving priceless original publications, IDI understands that you should have to digitize them only once.
IDI utilizes the best capture methods available operating 22 book scanners, including 7 Kirtas robotic book scanners and 12 Konica Minolta PS 7000s. We offer all the available output formats and adhere to the stringent quality standards of the publishing industry