Interactive Electronic Technical Publishing

Publish and access accurate and relevant content with interactive electronic technical manuals & publications (IETM / IETP) with SDL LiveContent S1000D.

Access to accurate information

SDL LiveContent S1000D provides technicians in the field with accurate information in an interactive viewer so they can quickly access the content they need, as part of the SDL Contenta Publishing Suite. Its Interactive Electronic Technical Publishing (IETP) capabilities deliver virtually live content, giving users the latest content in the format they want, when they need it most.

Online and offline environments

Adapt to user requirements including mobile delivery by providing interactive functionality in offline environments or as an online, web-based application in networked environments.

Future of Maintenance

Defense organizations are increasingly pursuing condition-based maintenance plus (CBM+) strategies to reduce costs and enhance maintainer accuracy, efficiency and speed. Enabled by emerging technologies, they are redefining how to create, manage, deliver and use technical information. 

Watch this short video to gain a perspective on the role of technical publications within Condition Based Maintenance.

CBM+ Webinar On demand

SDL LiveContent enables advances in Condition Based Maintenance Plus (CBM+). Technical content can support innovative approaches to CBM+ strategies. 

View the on demand webinar to learn about the Role of Tech Pubs in CBM+ and review an actual customer deployment & use case example.

Read the Blog Post by Lou Iuppa – “Why is technical content so passive”

Rich media

Offer a rich support experience to field technicians with dynamic graphics, animations and simulations, so that even inexperienced technicians can tackle expert tasks fast.


Process data module support

Enable technicians to easily troubleshoot using systematic process data modules that guide them through the whole process to shorten repair time of equipment and machinery.


Find out more about SDL LiveContent S1000D

Key features of SDL interactive electronic technical publishing

  • Incremental publication updates 
  • Integrated forms and reporting 
  • Device-independent delivery 
  • CGM hotspot and linking support 
  • Open API to aircraft, ship or other complex systems 
  • Conditional viewing of content 
  • Robust web interface for non-linear, intelligent navigation 
  • Offline/disconnected or online environments 
  • 3D linking and views 
  • Multimedia support

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