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SCHEMA and DAIKIN – smart meets cool

What do SCHEMA and your weekend shopping have in common? – It’s simple: When you reach into that refrigerator in the comfortable air-conditioned supermarket, it’s very likely to contain several pieces of DAIKIN technology. DAIKIN is the world’s leading manufacturer of heat pumps, ventilation systems and air-conditioning and refrigeration systems. The multinational Japanese company with headquarters in Osaka and 67,000 employees worldwide offers solutions for hotels, office buildings and supermarkets, and also for domestic use. Plus: DAIKIN has chosen to use SCHEMA ST4 and the Content Delivery Server to create smart, interactive manuals. In their talk ‘DAIKIN Service Information at your service’ at the SCHEMA conference, Peter Lemahieu and Lore Vertongen explained why SCHEMA is the best solution for DAIKIN. Continue reading

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Carry-on Docu – HTML5 in ST4 2014


Does this sound familiar? You are waiting for your next appointment in your calendar and want to make use of the time by quickly surfing the web. But the content of the opened sites is extending beyond the display and requires zooming or moving to be able to see it at all.

This is due to the fact that many websites do not yet provide a special version for mobile devices. Two years ago the IT sector’s solution for this problem was HTML5. A development of – you might be guessing it – HTML4, however with expanded semantic tagging and the possibility of using one’s own attributes. This makes it possible to adapt websites to various display sizes – responsive design is the magic word here – and prohibits display problems on tablets and smart phones. In a technical environment and in manufacturing, this problem becomes more and more important because of the increasing use of tablets and smart phones in the professional world. Therefore HTML5 support has been integrated in the new ST4 version 2014.
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