ADG’s R4i product suite provides all the tools you’ll need to create, manage and leverage information, that is vital to the operation and maintenance of your complex assets. Our range of S1000D compliant tools include:
R4i CSDB Server®
The R4i Common Source DataBase enables you to create, manage and publish content, both electronically and in hard copy. The R4i CSDB consists of five powerful tools that work together to deliver content to multiple devices and formats. These are: R4i Data Module Manager, R4i Common Specification Manager, R4i Cross Reference Manager, R4i Fault Code Manager and the R4i Viewer®.
R4i Binder Workstation
R4i Binder is a flexible ‘drag and drop’ system that allows you to build complete PDF Books that include cover pages, hyperlinked Table of Contents (TOC) and a hyperlinked Index. R4i Binder accesses ASD S1000D, DITA and other structured content held in the R4i CSDB Server’s database and processes the content using XSL-FO stylesheets. R4i Binder is an optional module for the R4i CSDB Server.
Utilise this royalty-free online and offline IETM viewer, and you’ll benefit from advanced publication generation capabilities. The R4i CSDB outputs content for this smart, installable IETM Viewer for the Microsoft Windows platform. The R4i Viewer is licensed as free to distribute for R4i CSDB Server customers. R4i Viewer supports the dynamic presentation of SGML, XML and PDF formats, as well as audio, video and other written and graphical content.
R4i Binder Desktop
R4i Binder Desktop allows users to quickly and economically generate books and change packages for review. As with R4i Binder Workstation, R4i Binder Desktop can process XML and SGML content from any structure. To setup, manage and release an authorised version of a book, R4i Workstation is required.
This licensed feature enables an advanced tool set for those utilising the Free R4i Viewer® as an IETM proofing, audit and review tool.
Advanced features include the ability to add sticky notes to Data Modules and save them as Comment Modules, Automated Link Checker, Reports and final Encryption.
R4i Binder XPS
R4i Binder XPS (eXtensible Print System) takes all of the latest features of R4i Binder Workstation system and allows it to run stand-alone on a PC without requiring the R4i CSDB Server® system.
R4i Writer for S1000D Authoring
R4i Writer is the most advanced XML Authoring Tool for Technical Writers required to create mission critical content. Write S1000D data modules faster with drag & drop references, automatic hotspots and live document previews. R4i Writer is optimised for the S1000D data formats and installs “Ready to Write” with schemas and stylesheets for S1000D versions 2.0 to v4.1 included.
R4i Binder Client/Server
R4i Binder Client takes all of the latest easy desktop features of R4i Binder Workstation and enables them as a Client interface to R4i Server, allowing multiple PDF’s to be run at the same time server side.
With unlimited user access to the server, users profiles define whether a user can generate PDF
R4i IPD Manager (Illustrated Parts Data)
ADG’s R4i Illustrated Parts Data Manager automates the process of parts data creation, speeding time to market and eliminating human error from the parts data production cycle.
Designed to connect to disparate information systems, Microsoft Excel spread sheets and SQL Databases, IPD Manager authors simply map the data fields to their required export data sets.
Change Packaging Module for R4i Binder Suite
To extend the reach of the R4i Binder suite, ADG also offers a Change Packaging module.
This allows your authoring team to create change/revision packages in a matter of minutes, compared to the weeks that it can take to manually produce these changes.
R4i Task Manager
Enhance project control and task progression with R4i Task Manager, the CSDB integrated productivity tool which ensures teams can access and assign work tasks to local and global assets. The browser based Task Manager Console provides a clear view of task status and history.
R4i Task Manager brings flexibility, speed, tracking and reporting to multiple project tasks, ensuring one global view of all tasks.
Leverage your technical and operational content with R4i Viewers for Android. Mobile IETP’s free technicians, operators and crews from desktop PC’s and bulky laptops at minimum cost to an organisation.
ADG’s Mobile IETP Viewer for Android utilize single source IETP packages generated from the R4i CSDB Server, including support for applicability.
R4i Workbench is an easy to use web-based Authoring Tool for S1000D, that will reduce costs, improve security, simplify administration and enable easier and faster authoring.
Easy forms-based web authoring eliminates the installation and maintenance of desktop software and centralizes control at the server. This speeds up deployment, increases flexibility and enables wide-spread use.
(Content Distribution & Management Server)
ADG’s R4i CDMS is an IETP Distribution Ecosystem that provides information publishers with control of the distribution lifecycle of their online and offline content.
The CDMS is designed specifically to make deployment and maintenance of IETP Viewers and IETP content easy for Publication Managers without needing assistance for the IT department.
R4i WorkSpace for Adobe FrameMaker
Author S1000D Data Modules in Adobe FrameMaker 11, 12, FrameMaker 2015 and FrameMaker 2017 and browse directly into the R4i CSDB to easily insert references to Data Modules, External Technical Publications, Images and Applicability element blocks.
This tool eliminates the need for some authors to have a separate R4i CSDB Standard license, as R4i WorkSpace will be the only connection they need into the Common Source DataBase (CSDB).
R4i WorkSpace for Arbortext Editor
R4i WorkSpace® is a powerful plug-in for Arbortext Editor v5.4, 6 and 7. R4i WorkSpace installs with schemas and stylesheets for S1000D versions 2.2 XML through to 4.2 of the ASD S1000D Specification. Technical Authors can work in their native Arbortext Editor environment whilst accessing Data Modules, images and other resources directly from the R4i CSDB Server.
The tool eliminates the need for authors to use multiple tools, providing direct access into the hosted or locally installed R4i S1000D Common Source DataBase.