Xenos d2e Vision(TM) v3.0 Announced with PCL6 Support

Nov 27, 2007 (08:11 AM EST)

TORONTO, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Xenos Group Inc. announced today the release of Xenos d2e Vision(TM) v3.0 for transforming print documents into electronic formats. Designed for rapid and seamless integration with e-Business applications, version 3.0 includes a new PCL parser supporting the PCL 6/XL format, an enhanced PDF/A generator and numerous new features and performance-increasing enhancements.

Xenos continues to innovate with new and enhanced capabilities in Xenos d2e Vision, written 100% in Java, to meet the business and technical requirements of our industry-leading customers and partners.

New Features in Xenos d2e Vision Version 3.0 include: - New PCL Parser: Transforms PCL printed output for desktop or production printers to other viewing and print formats. Supports PCL6/XL. - Enhanced Barcode Support in AFP Parser: Enhanced barcode capabilities to existing support added to AFP Parser in version 2.1 for all the major barcode (BCOCA) formats including 2D-Matrix. - PDF/A Font Subsetting: The PDF/A generator, released in September 2006, has been enhanced to support the subsetting of embedded fonts to minimize storage requirements for long-term archiving. Subsetting reduces the file size of the generated PDF/A file by only including the characters of a font that are actually used in the document. - PDF Generator Fonts: Further enhanced Font Mapping capabilities to enable dynamic inter-character adjustment, further increasing the fidelity of generated PDF documents. - Double-Byte Character Support: Further enhanced existing industry- leading double-byte character support with support for Japanese double-byte raster character sets and Chinese character sets within PCL documents for transformation. - AFP Generator Enhancements: Anamorphic images support added for AFP IOCA objects. Added AFP font generation from TrueType fonts. Enhanced TLE placement and generation capabilities. Compression added for Page Segment resources generated. - Image Conversion: Added the conversion of grayscale images in PDF to the AFP RGB standard for AFP generation. - Performance Enhancements: Improved existing highly scalable performance capabilities.

"Xenos again is innovating with this announcement of support for the PCL6/XL format to enable enterprise-scale online document presentment solutions and high-volume production print environments," stated Jeff Williams, Director, Product Management, Xenos Group Inc. "The addition of PCL6 support, numerous key enhancements and the performance increases we have implemented in Xenos d2e Vision v3.0 enable organizations to cost-effectively present or print business critical documents - regardless of the tools and systems used to create, archive and view them - without change to their existing applications."

Xenos d2e Vision provides flexible electronic content management, ECM archiving and dynamic e-business Web document presentment solutions with data extraction, document separation, transformation and repurposing capabilities. The easy-to-use graphical user interface, d2e Vision Developer Studio, enables higher productivity and faster return on investment.

About Xenos

Xenos high-performance software solutions streamline enterprise information supply chains. We enable our customers to process, transform, repurpose, personalize and deliver their data and documents when they need it, where they need it and how they need it. Xenos extends the value of existing IT investments, enabling organizations to increase efficiency, agility and accountability.

By streamlining, standardizing and automating the handling of information on demand, our customers reduce costs while increasing a powerful competitive advantage - adaptability. Xenos has customers worldwide in financial services, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications, manufacturing, logistics, transportation, retail and government sectors. Xenos sells and supports its solutions directly from offices in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and France and through a global partner network. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Editorial Contact: Graham Barker, Xenos Group Inc., (905) gbarker@xenos.com763-5103, ; Investor Relations Contact: Cory Pala, XenosGroup Inc., (416) 657-2400,