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PDF Days Europe 2014 – New user event shows real form

Berlin/Cologne, 04 July 2014. The PDF Association has successfully brought to life a new user-focused event in the form of the “PDF Days Europe 2014”. [...]

PDF Association board significantly expanded

Berlin, 04 July 2014. PDF Association has significantly expanded its board of directors. The now ten-member-strong committee is composed of representatives from leading forces within [...]

PDF Association helps move ISO standard for accessible PDF documents to implementation

The Swiss non-profit foundation “Access for all” has published the PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC 2) the world’s first tool for verifying PDF documents conform with PDF/UA and are accessible to people with disabilities. The PDF Association contributed significantly to the development of PAC 2 in several ways. With these and other initiatives, the PDF Association underlines its commitment to universal accessibility in PDF, the world’s preferred format for electronic documents. [...]

DMS EXPO: PDF Association members to detail all PDF standards and new applications

At the DMS EXPO, from the 24th to the 26th of September 2013 in Stuttgart, PDF Association members will explain how these PDF standards work, covering PDF itself, PDF/A for long-term archiving and e-invoicing, PDF/UA for barrier-free PDF documents, PDF/VT for variable and transactional printing and PDF/X for sending printing masters. The primary focus at the DMS EXPO will be the issue of e-invoicing using PDF/A-3 and the ZUGFeRD data model. The day before the show, the PDF Association will hold a half-day seminar discussing the PDF/A standard and e-invoicing with PDF/A-3. [...]

PDF Association releases Matterhorn Protocol, the Definitive Accessibility Testing Model for PDF Documents and Forms

The PDF Association is pleased to announce the publication of Matterhorn Protocol 1.0 to promote conformance with PDF/UA (ISO 14289), the international standard for accessible PDF files, readers and assistive technology. [...]

A Successful Technical Conference for PDF’s Birthday

The PDF Association celebrated a particularly special birthday as part of its most recent Technical Conference: it has now been 20 years since the PDF format was first published. [...]

PDF/A in a Nutshell

PDF/A in a Nutshell: seven years of expertise in seventeen pages

PDF Association releases “PDF/A in a Nutshell 2.0” publication [...]

PDF Association Technical Conference to feature two days of intensive education for electronic document software developers and technical product managers

The PDF Association expects a wide variety of developers to congregate in Seattle for the first-ever PDF Association Technical Conference in North America, scheduled for August 14-16 2013 and hosted by Adobe Systems at their campus on Lake Union. [...]

CeBIT 2012 EN

Live at CeBIT – PDF/A-3 with ZUGFeRD

The intensive collaboration between the Forum for Electronic Billing in Germany (Forum elektronische Rechnung Deutschland or FeRD) and the PDF Association has begun to bear fruit. Visitors to CeBIT, from the 5th to the 9th of March 2013, will be able to see this for themselves. [...]

CeBIT 2012 DE

The complete family of PDF standards at CeBIT 2013

In the world of bits and bytes, PDF standards play a vital role when discussing document formats. This will be reflected at CeBIT 2013, from the 5th to the 9th of March. In Hall 3, members of the PDF Association will discuss the PDF standards family: the basics, new developments and potential uses. [...]