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Tiempos Del Mundo installs SAXoPRESS
Remote editorial solution being used by 17 Spanish-language publications

ROCKVILLE, MD

SAXoTECH, a recognized leader in providing content management and online production systems for media companies, is pleased to announce that Tiempos Del Mundo has installed a SAXoPRESS Publishing System to produce their 17 editions in North and South America.

This is the first implementation of SAXoPRESS for a Spanish-language publication.

“SAXoPRESS is a powerful tool that meets our unique remote access needs — it give us the ability to not only access the system and manipulate text from our offices throughout South America, but it also give us the capability to layout the pages remotely,” said Gustavo Sandi, Information Technology Coordinator at Tiempos Del Mundo. “With this system, our users feel like they are all sitting together in a single newsroom.”

Tiempos Del Mundo publishes a weekly newspaper in 15 South American capital cities, as well as Washington, D.C., New York, and Miami. All of the employees utilize the same SAXoPRESS system, which will be installed at the offices of The Washington Times, in Washington, D.C. Most of the page production and design takes place in the D.C. and Miami offices. All of the users working in the offices outside of Washington, D.C., access the system remotely.

The 39-seat system has already been implemented and all 17 publications are live on the system.

The contract includes the SAXoPRESS Base System, as well as the following add-ons:

  • SAXoBRS Archive will allow Tiempos Del Mundo to archive all of their published text, images and pages in one central, indexed repository

  • Automatic Image Processing will automate the process of preparing images for print and Web output

  • E-mail Receiver automates the process of capturing and importing information sent to specified email addresses

"We a re very excited that Tiempos Del Mundo has selected SAXoPRESS because it is our first Spanish installation and because they will make great use of our remote access capabilities," said Mark Prokosch, President of SAXoTECH, Inc.

SAXoPRESS replaces a Baseview editorial system.

About Tiempos Del Mundo
Tiempos Del Mundo, founded in 1996, is a weekly newspaper that produces 17 local editions with a combined free circulation in the six figures and a paid circulation of 50,000. It is published in 15 South American capital cities, as well as Washington, DC, New York, and Miami. Tiempos Del Mundo is owned by New World Communications.

About SAXoTECH
SAXoTECH is a recognized leader in the development of cross-media news publishing solutions. Our integrated applications give journalists a complete suite of print and online tools to plan, create, publish and archive the news. Our products include the multi-platform SAXoPRESS Publishing System (editorial print production), and the award-winning Publicus Online Publishing System (dynamic, automated Internet publishing). Over 200 clients worldwide depend on our software and services to help them meet their multi-channel deadlines and lower their production costs.

For additional details about this press release, contact:

Robert A. Laszlo,
V.P. Customer Fulfillment
SAXoTECH, Inc.
Phone: (941) 447-6662
E-mail: rlaszlo@saxotechonline.com


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