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This is the first issue of the HTML-based SAXoTECH Newsletter.

With this Newsletter it is our ambition to frequently provide You with new information on SAXoTECH product releases - exhibitions - and market development along with important trends in the Media industry.

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SAXoPRESS & Publicus Release 3.0 ships! Download new US - Brochure

Publicus extended with portal capabillities
and e-commerce. 26 new modules!!

SAXoPRESS and Publicus gets "Best of show" at America East by SeyBold

Sign Up for NEXPO, where release 4.0 of SAXoPRESS and Publicus will be released

Preview SAXoPRESS Media conference 2000 /DAGBLADSKONFERENCEN 2000 Aug. 22-23

Washington Times and Helsingborg
Dagblad selects SAXoPRESS

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Seybold gives SAXoPRESS 3.0 and Publicus 3.0
"Best of show"
SEYBOLD reviews SAXoPRESS and Publicus 3.0 at America East:

    "Saxotech has done more to enhance its Web publishing than any other company at the show"

    "The most notable aspect of Publicus at this stage is its completeness"

    "All together, it provides the functionality needed for a newspaper to get going with an active Web site"

NewsPapers & Technology stated at America East:
"Saxotech continues its development of real solutions to the problems facing newspapers today by designing software that is fully compatible with thin-client hardware and software standards."

Sign Up for NEXPO - where release 4.0 of
SAXoPRESS and Publicus will be released

NEXPO 2000 Highlights release 4.0 of SAXoPRESS & Publicus

    SAXoTECH shipped release 3.0 at America East 2000, and will ship the cross media focused release 4.0 at NEXPO 2000

SAXoPRESS Release 3.0
SAXoTECH offers release 3.0 with included features like:

  • SAXoPlan - the Planning center of the Crossmedia production, deeply integrated into the production suite of the Publishing System.
  • Improved Jump handling
  • Layout production tools
  • Track changes
  • Improved automated Webpublishing
  • Portal and E-commerce tools

SAXoPRESS Release 4.0
SAXoTECH offers in release 4.0 crossmedia focused upgrade to SAXoPRESS.

US Washington Times & Swedish Helsingborg Dagblad
chooses SAXoPRESS

Purchases 300 seat

ROCKVILLE, Md March 31, 2000
The Washington Times has purchased the complete SAXoPRESS Content Publishing System to produce its daily and weekly print publications, as well as its various online products. All of the editorial departments in the Times' Washington, D.C. office will be converted to SAXoPRESS before the end of the year.

Helsingborg Dagblad chooses SAXoPRESS
for 105 editorial users

AALBORG – March 14, 2000
The leading Scandinavian company within editorial software to the media industry, SAXoTECH A/S, states that the company has entered into contract with the Swedish newspaper Helsingborg Dagblad concerning delivery of a complete SAXoPRESS installation.

"For Helsingborg Dagblad it is important to invest in an editorial system, already developed far ahead what multi-publication concerns. Our newspaper is far ahead when it comes to Internet publication, WAP-news and daily news modification on radio. Of course we want to be able to use the same system solution for all these companies. That is the reason why we chose SAXoPRESS after nearly two years studies of editorial system solutions", Eskil Jönsson says, Managing Editor, Helsingborg Dagblad.
He continues "
The SAXoPRESS solution gives Helsingborgs Dagblad the possibility to adapt its resources and the editorial organization to the new demands, which already are set within the competitive daily press and are set more and more in the next years."

SAXoPRESS & Publicus Release 3.0 ships -
SAXoTECH announces major new releases of INTEGRATED MEDIAWARE:

Content Management System
release 3.0
Download the US-brochure

Web Publishing System release 3.0

Preview SAXoPRESS Media conference 2000

The SAXoTECH Scandinavian Media Convention 2000 "Dagbladskonferencen 2000" - Aug. 22-23


Two Days packed with news - trends and workshop sessions on the era of NEW MEDIA - and the coexistence between print and online publishing. SAXoTECH invites all people in the media industry to get a glimpse of what is in stall for the industry.

Conference Program Overview in Short:

    Day 1

    Official welcome and introduction

  • SAXoTECH Software and the Strategy for the Future - SAXoPRESS release 3.0 & 4.0
  • Internet Publishing with Publicus - release 3.0 & 4.0
  • MediaBlast future - XML Multimedia Publishing
  • Presentation of EXHIBITORS
  • Media Trends in Scandinavia (panel discussion)
  • Experience Workshops - This is Your chance to Discuss Experiences and Trends with Media people from across Scandinavia
  • The Newspaper is Dead! - Moderations and debate
  • Visit and Coffee at the oldest Publishing House in Århus
  • Dinner etc.

    Day 2

  • New Media - Portals, E-commerce, WAP, DVB & Cross Media Publishing
  • Long Live the Newspaper! - Moderations and debate
  • Reports from the Workshops - what did we learn!
  • National SAXoPRESS User Forums (Denmark, Norway, Sweden)
  • Rationalizing News
    Production - 1 years experience with Layout Driven Production - Pagination
    Plants - Full-automatic pagination - Editorial Planning

Secretary Annette Jessen SAXoTECH A/S
Phone +45 96 31 42 00 Fax +45 96 31 42 42

Publicus extended with 26 additional modules,
portal capabilities and e-commerce

"The most notable aspect of Publicus at this stage
is its completeness"

(Seybold May 2000)

The list below shows our line of 26 Publicus extension modules. Read more about each one by clicking on the link to www.Publicus.com and go to the extension section.

Publicus Agenda

1. Publicus Agenda Basis
is a searchable events calender that allows additions to be made directly on the Internet. "Publicus Agenda Basis" also gives you the opportunity to export both coded or plain text data to a newsprint edition.

2. Publicus Agenda Movie Guide
gives the reader the opportunity of finding current movies within a certain time frame or geographical area, and has several search options.

3. Publicus Agenda Ski and Beach Guide
lets the reader find out snow conditions in the Winter and water temperatures in the Summer. Other information can also be posted, either by you or by clients. Web cameras can also be linked to this module.

4. Publicus Agenda Entertainment Guide
provides the reader with an overview of local entertainment. Users within the entertainment business kan be given the opportunity to update or contribute part of the content.

5. Publicus Agenda Church Guide
is a specialized module for presenting a calender of events for churches and congregations.

Publicus Advertising Modules

6. Publicus Classified Ads
provides searchable data bases for classified ads such as Autos, Real Estate, and Help Wanted. This module can receive data from pre-made ad formats, or it can let users themselves generate complete ads in Publicus for use in the newsprint edition.

7. Publicus Personal Ads
allows publishing of personal ads, as well as sorting these ads or searching through them.

8. Publicus Banner Ad Controller
lets you easily control banner ads that change according to timed intervals or by category. Includes statistical tools.

Other Publicus Master Modules

9. Publicus Light
is a simplified version of "Publicus Basis" which allows you to offer a Net publishing solution for ads for business partners, schools and others.

10. Publicus E-commerce
is a complete package for doing business on the Internet, and allows you to build up a merchandising center as well as integrating your exisiting business systems. Methods of payment are built-in.

11. Publicus CRM
Customer Relations Management (CRM) is the right system for those who want to learn more about their most productive clients. "Publicus CRM" lets you do this on your Web pages.

12. Publicus Muliti-Channel
gives you the possibilty of publishing your news in several channels, for example in WAP, Palm, SMS and tele-text.

13. Publicus Multimedia
lets you publish video clips and sound bites on your pages and articles through our high speed multi-media server.

Publicus Subscriber
allows you to make either your entire Web site or parts of it subscriber based (users need a password to enter).

15. Publicus User Registration
More and more Web sites express a desire to require users to register before they can use the sites in order to store this information for user recognition later. "Publicus User Registration" gives you this opportunity.

Publicus Portal Basis
Publicus Portal Basis contains several subordinate modules:

16. Publicus Portal Basis
allows you to set up an Internet portal. Included in the basic module for portals is "Publicus Link Register", "Publicus E-mail Register" and "Publicus Company Register", as well as "Web-Hotel and motel".

Publicus Extension Modules

17. Publicus Chat
- allows users to communicate directly with each other in real time on your Web pages.
* Publicus News [Discussion Groups] - lets users post messages in a discussion forum. This lets you choose a current theme that can later be used in your newsprint edition.

18. Publicus Magazines
lets you produce different kinds of themed magazines on your portal, for example various sports teams.

19. Publicus Weather Service
allows you to present weather maps and other information to your users.

20. Publicus Maps
- is first and foremost meant as a supplement to modules like "Publicus Classified" (finding advertised housing), "Publicus Traffic" and "Publicus Travel".

21. Publicus Traffic
lets the user ask how to get from "point A to point B" by public transport with a route mapped out. This module can also give updated information on airlines, trains, ships and highway traffic.

22. Publicus Education Guide
presents an easily viewed over-all survey, with links, of local educational institutions and what they can offer. Used with "Publicus Light", this module opens up exciting possibilities.

Publicus Editing Extension Modules

23.Publicus Q&A Modul
lets you interact with your readers through daily questions or contests. Users can have a choice of several answers and will receive an immediate response. The results can be transferred for use in your newsprint edition.

Publicus Horoscope
gives you a daily updated horoscope on your Net pages. This module also lets readers find their horoscope for the previous day and the next day.

25. Publicus Comic Strips
allows you to publish daily comic strips in your Net edition.

26. Publicus Press Agent
lets you publish news from press agencies as fast as it comes in. Your pages will always be updated.

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