PODi Supports Key Standards

As part of its continuing mission to advance the digital printing industry; one of PODi’s primary objectives is to enable efficient variable data printing. To that end PODi supports two standards: PPML and PDF/VT.

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PPML

The PPML standard enables high-performance, device-independent printing of personalized print in high volumes. PPML has been cooperatively developed by many companies as an open standard that genuinely changes the performance and economics of personalized printing.
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PDF/VT

PDF/VT is an international standard (ISO 16612-2), a file format designed for the exchange and production of Variable Data Print (VDP) jobs. PDF/VT satisfies the requirements of job portability, page independence and device neutrality.
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CheckPPML_Pro is the production tool for pre-flighting and viewing (proofing) PPML. It is dramatically faster than the CheckPPML tool used by manufacturers to certify their PPML producing and consuming products.

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Products from more than 20 companies support PPML. PODi provides interoperability testing and PPML Certification for products that are 100% compliant.


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PDF/VT is an international standard (ISO 16612-2), a file format designed for the exchange and production of Variable Data Print (VDP) jobs. PDF/VT satisfies the requirements of job portability, page independence and device neutrality.
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