Matterhorn Protocol 1.01 now available

The 1.01 update to the Matterhorn Protocol is now available for free download. [...]

Premiere for PDF Days Europe

Since its beginnings in 1993, PDF technology has become a gigantic ecosystem with thousands of different providers. Originally a proprietary file format, today PDF is a critical part of global IT infrastructure used in almost every sector and industry imaginable. On the 16th and 17th of June 2014, the PDF Association is dedicating another event entirely to the format: PDF Days Europe. [...]

PDF Days Europe 2014

PDF Days Europe 2014: Agenda

«PDF Days in Europe 2014» will start with the Educational Day – three tracks of presentations on a wide range of PDF topics, including introductory sessions for [...]

Software Supporting PDF/UA

Longtime chairman of the US Committee for PDF/UA, Duff Johnson maintains a page listing software providing PDF/UA functionality as well as an updated history of PDF/UA. [...]

Climbing the Matterhorn: An introduction to the definitive algorithm for PDF/UA conformance

Accessibility isn’t easy. For implementers and product managers alike who are responsible for supporting accessibility in PDF, this article describes how the Matterhorn Protocol can help speed progress towards PDF/UA conformance. [...]

PDF Association Newsletter: Issue 32

Contents 20 Years of PDF New Assistant to the Board   2013: 20 Years of PDF By Duff Johnson Vice Chairman, PDF Association Happy Holidays [...]

PDF Association Newsletter: Issue 31

Feature article: Waiter, there’s a bug in my PDF! • PDF Association member: Global Graphic • Events • New members… [...]

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. [...]