Designed for enterprise needs

Hyper.Net KnowledgeStream's comprehensive range of document transformation features and business process logic enables businesses to achieve a level of knowledge availability that fits the workforce perfectly.

Automated processes

  • End-to-end document lifecycle synchronization (additions, modifications, deletions)
  • Document conversion with configurable publishing rules
  • Document re-purposing and pre-processing
  • Conversion/publication request transaction audit trails
  • Mass/batch document processing
  • On-demand conversion/publishing requests (user interaction)
  • Metadata recognition, extraction, transformation, and mapping
  • Context- and metadata-driven conversion, re-purposing and publishing process (configurable rules)
  • User, group, and role security privilege mapping
  • Flexible third-party conversion tool integration
 

Architectural features

  • Web services interface for job submission (synchronous and asynchronous response)
  • Direct job submission (documents are embedded into the request transaction via MTOM and submitted via SOAP or REST)
  • Indirect job submission (documents are retrieved via network drive, http, ftp, or other protocol when it is time to process the transformation request)
  • Email-address-based job submission interface to support use from "closed" systems
  • Ready-to-use integrations for job submissions from today's popular information management platforms (SharePoint, Lotus Notes, Windows File System, etc.)
  • Open web services interface API, Email Address Interface
  • Content can be published into a specific output target or returned as a zipped XML blob
  • Unique job transaction identifiers with detailed job tracking
  • Intelligent failed job handling including automatic retry and descriptive notification
  • Enterprise Monitoring (Hyper.Net Administration Console, SNMP, Windows Performance Counter)
  • Real parallel processing via multi-threading with priority handling
  • Automatic workload balancing and failover across servers
 

eBook formats and features

  • Fully-linked, topic-oriented hypertext
  • Revision marks (publish all, reject before publish, accept before publish)
  • Image management (resolution resampling, thumbnailing, rescaling, page-fit)
  • Page orientation management
  • Hyperlink detection and creation
  • Authored style information (captured from the source file and published as CSS statements)
  • On-the-fly broken link detection and auto-enabled/disabled link generation
  • Tables of contents
  • Index (captured from the index entries in the source file)
  • Global content index (of an entire publication set)
  • Source content merging for large publications in various formats
  • Glossary terms (all defined terms or first occurrences automatically published as popups)
  • Footnotes and endnotes (published as anchor links)
  • Vendor-neutral HTML5 output allowing CI to be applied uniformly via CSS to all knowledge regardless of original authoring tool or style
 

PDF and PDFA features

  • PDF and valid PDFA
  • Bookmark-based table of contents generation
  • Document merging (merging of N source files of any given type into a single PDF with a table of contents, sequential page numbering, metadata stamping, and watermarking)
  • PDF input file security attribute removal (the folliowing attributes can be automatically disabled before transformation: print, modification, compounding, copy content, page reorganization, comment insertion, field modification, electronic signature)
  • PDF input file password protection removal (password must be passed with the transformation request)
  • Output file chunking (large PDFs broken intelligently into a set of PDFs based on a maximum size constraint)
  • Page resizing logic (preserve the size of each individual page in the output PDF or automatically resize all pages and images to a standard size)
 

Output formats and features

  • HTML5
  • HTML5 eBooks (documents published as standalone web sites that can be used offline on mobile devices)
  • ePub (richly-formatted, hypertext eBooks readable by all standard eBook readers) 
  • TIF 
  • Flat HTML (the flat HTML files generated by MS Office)
  • MP3 (text-to-speech)
  • XML (representing a topic-oriented, hyperlinkied publication including all supporting rendition formats, zipped)
  • Search text for full text search engines
  • Simple and complex metadata objects (e.g. , taxonomy classification systems)
  • Byte stream