Absolute Data Group (ADG) and Mekon’s S1000D solution has been selected by DCS Sonovision UK Limited

Press release

Mekon announced today that Absolute Data Group (ADG) and Mekon’s S1000D solution has been selected by DCS Sonovision UK Limited, giving DCS the capability to offer IETP/IETM services to their customer base.

DCS chose Mekon, (an ADG authorized solution partner) and the R4i S1000D Product Suite after a comprehensive review process, selecting Mekon for its expertise, industry reputation and worldwide experience in deploying S1000D installations for Aerospace and Defence clients.
Peter Marchant, Director dcs-sonovision UK Ltd. said “We are delighted with the support and training we have received from the Mekon group and their understanding of S1000D, making our choice an easy one.”

DCS wanted to extend their S1000D authoring services to include delivering technical data via Interactive Electronic Technical Publications/ Manuals (IETPs/IETMs) over the Web and mobile devices. With ADG’s R4i CSDB Server, the free R4i Viewer, and R4i MobieTP for Android, this is now possible in a highly functional and easy to use solution.

DCS already use the Mekon Eclipse S1000D for FrameMaker suite to make the job of creating S1000D content easy and efficient while being truly compliant with the standards used by their customers. “Maintaining our platform independence to support the standards used by our clients gives us transparency across the industry which enables us to offer truly cost effective solutions for the lifetime of customers’ projects” said Peter Marchant.

The solution being deployed will increase the DCS competitive advantage in delivering highly function electronic documents in the R4i Viewer which is freely distributed for maximum customer value and accessibility. End user experience is a growing factor in effectiveness customers out in the field and delivering an IETP is an important part of what is commonly described as the Customer Experience CX.

About Mekon A&D

Founded in 1990, Mekon are leading UK consultants and systems integrators. We are focussed on increasing the effectiveness of your content creation, management and delivery.
The Mekon team provide a complete range of services to assist you in meeting your technical documentation requirements.

Our services range from advice on the most suitable tools, training in the tools and standards through to the migration of existing content to industry standards. We supply out-of-the-box solutions and work with you to fit these into your working environment and other systems. Where customised versions of our existing products are not enough we develop custom applications for your specific needs. Key to our success is our consultants who review your current operations and suggest ways to improve and modify these in light of changing business objectives.

About dcs Sonovision UK Ltd

The Sonovision Group is a leading provider of Integrated Technical Publications and Computer Based Training (CBT) Services, the Group’s 1,400 employees work in more than 10 different countries, with a global turnover of 125 Million Euros. In the UK “dcs-sonovision” support the Aerospace, Defence, Nuclear, Oil and Gas and Rail industries. Our style and level of service is respected and appreciated by our clients.

About ADG

Absolute Data Group (ADG) has worked with prominent and internationally recognized organizations in the defence, aerospace, automotive, mining and heavy industry since 1997.
ADG assist companies with asset maintenance, product lifecycle and technical documentation software. We provide software compatible with DITA, S1000D, ShipDex, RailDex and other industry specifications, along with services for organizations that need to develop and manage business critical documentation.