PDFlib is the leading developer toolbox for generating and manipulating files in the Portable Document Format (PDF). [...]
The PDFlib Personalization Server (PPS) includes PDFlib+PDI plus additional functions for variable data processing using PDFlib Blocks. [...]
ISO TC 130 just sent out a letter to all Print & Graphics Industry Experts who care about PDF/X and its future development. [...]
This leaflet provides an overview of what PDF/VT is and why it matters. [...]
Global Graphics offers a good historical overview of digital printing and its relations to PDF/VT. The company highlights PDF as a strong option for variable data print because of the broad base of tools to manipulate PDF files, as well as its ability to handle different forms of transparency in VDP jobs, “as many older solutions cannot be efficiently extended to support all variations of PDF element blending.” Global Graphics notes that PDF/VT is designed to help make both creation and consumption of PDF-based variable data print jobs as efficient as possible. Would you like to learn more about the beginnings of digital printing or how PDF/VT can help you?
Last month was the first anniversary of the publication of the PDF/VT specification by the International Standards Organization (ISO 16612-2), and it has been a very busy first year. So it is a good time to recap the latest news, and also to review some of the history. Also, the Printing Industries of America (PIA) honored PDF/VT with the “InterTech Technology Award for Innovative Excellence”. Learn how PDF/VT earned the award. [...]
Published in August 2010 by the ISO, the PDF/VT International Standard offers numerous advantages over previous formats for variable data printing, particularly a very high degree of interoperability. The new Special Interest Group acts as a platform for the exchange of experiences of manufacturers and for conducting interoperability tests around the PDF/VT format. In addition, the considerable know-how of the SIG will soon be available in the form of white papers, webinars and other educational materials. What else does PDF/VT offer? [...]