Monthly Archives: October 2010

PDF/A Seminar in London

The UK chapter is offering a PDF/A Seminar on Friday, November 19th in London. [...]

PDF/A Forum a Magnet for DMS EXPO Visitors

The combination of instructive product demonstrations and practical presentations on PDF/A found considerable resonance among professional attendees at the DMS Expo. Interest in PDF/A was equally high in all areas of application, such as scanning and capture applications, output management or integration in an ECM system. Visitors at the DMS EXPO also learned about impending advances, particularly the PDF/A-2 part of the standard to be published next year. It enables new PDF functions such as JPEG2000 compression, layers and entire folder structures to be included in archiving. PDF/A-2 also supports new comment functions as well as transparency effects. [...]

PDF/UA Introduced at ATIA

The budding standard, targeted toward software developers, identifies elements in the PDF standard relevant to accessibility, specifies valid implementation of such elements in conforming files, and specifies requirements for conforming PDF readers and for conforming Assistive Technology (AT). [...]

CeBIT in Hanover

The PDF/A Competence Center will present the newest trends and developments for long-term archiving at CeBIT 2011 at a partner booth with the VOI (Verband Organisations- und Informationssysteme – Association Organisational and Information Systems) in hall 3, stand D34. CeBIT is being held from March 1 to 5 in Hanover. [...]

UK Chapter of the PDF/A Competence Centre Launches

The UK Chapter of the PDF/A Competence Centre has been launched, as part of the global expansion of the organisation, to meet the needs of customers and companies that offer PDF/A products and services in the UK. To mark its launch the Chapter will be hosting a half day seminar in London on Friday 19 November with an aim to provide a comprehensive introduction to the PDF/A (ISO 19005) standard for long-term archiving of electronic documents. [...]

A Historic Setting for the 4th PDF/A Conference Sets the Stage for the Future

The PDF/A Competence Center, the professional association of the PDF/A community, expects great progress in PDF/A adoption over the next two years. The Center’s new Board reflects increasing international focus, with Germany’s Olaf Drümmer as the new chairman of the Board, new vice chair Duff Johnson from the United States and new Board member Stewart Rogers from the United Kingdom. [...]

PDF/A and Records Management in the Netherlands

As we all know, records management is “…the field of management responsible for the efficient and systematic control of the creation, receipt, maintenance, use and disposition of records, including processes for capturing and maintaining evidence of and information about business activities and transactions in the form of records.” (Source: ISO 15489). [...]

PDF/A at the Road and Transport Authority of Dubai

When the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai was established in 2003, its main focus was to create and service a world-class infrastructure for Dubai. Handling the mammoth amount of information generated during the creation and servicing of this infrastructure was a big challenge. [...]

4th International PDF/A Conference Proceedings

Contents What you need to know about PDF/A and PDF/A-2 Legal Certainty Accessibility and Metadata Archives & Libraries Public Administration Business to Consumer Download PDF [...]

Session Intro – Track B: Public Administration

Since 2006, the requirement for using the PDF/A ISO standard as a preferred document format has been increasing in proposals and projects of public authorities and administrations. There are even some national agencies that now explicitly require PDF/A as their standard archiving format. This follows the concept of relying on open standards, instead of company-specific formats which can lead to problems in handling the documents in the future. [...]