Coming Soon: Achieving WCAG 2.0 with PDF/UA

Many organizations and government regulators see web content accessibility through the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) lens. There are only a few correct ways to structure and “read” a file from an accessibility standpoint, and that’s what you need to know to make PDF comply with WCAG 2.0. This mapping helps PDF and accessibility developers alike come to terms with what it means to comply with WCAG 2.0 using the PDF format. [...]

Statement on the U.S. Access Board December 2011 ANPRM

While applauding the approach taken by the U.S. Access Board in choosing to reference established technical accessibility standards, the PDF Association wishes to express concern regarding the implementation of these regulations in the PDF context, and likely, other contexts as well. The PDF/UA Competence Center shares its official views. [...]

Technical Conference 2012 of the PDF Association · March 27-28, 2012 · Basel, Switzerland

The PDF Association invites its members to attend the Technical Conference 2012, to be held March 27-28, 2012 in Basel (Switzerland). [...]

PDF Association Newsletter: Issue 24

PDF/A is not just a de jure standard – it has established itself as the de facto market standard. PDF/A is a must for long-term archiving now; life without it is simply unimaginable. [...]

3-Heights™ PDF Validator Verifies Electronic Insurance Applications for the German Insurer ARAG

ARAG IT required a robust, reliable and high-performance solution that supports the new PDF/A-2 standard. The decision fell to the 3-Heights™ PDF Validator, thanks to its easy to integrate Java interface as well as the excellent support that the customer could rely on during the evaluation phase. [...]

PDF Association Takes On PDF/A in the Healthcare Sector

While attending the Schliersee Conference recently, the PDF Association founded the “PDF/A in Health Care” Special Interest Group (SIG). During the leading healthcare conference, seven member firms took part in the founding meeting. The SIG’s goal is to promote the subject of PDF/A in the healthcare sector. Its first planned actions are the creation of a white paper on “PDF/A in Health Care” and attendance at this year’s ConHIT healthcare IT industry event. [...]

PDF Association’s Technical Conference 2012 Creates a New Expert Forum for PDF Standards

Targeted toward developers, system integrators, technical decision-makers and product managers, the PDF Association’s first Technical Conference 2012 will take place in Basel, March 27-28, 2012. The conference is open to both PDF Association member organizations and interested non-members as well. [...]

CeBIT 2012: PDF Association Has the Answers to Your Questions about PDF Standards and Solutions

At CeBIT 2012 our experts will be on-hand to answer questions and provide standards-compliant solutions for all PDF formats.
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PDF/A: Boon or Bane of the US Legal Market?

The ever-increasing use of the archival version of the PDF standard brings with it many questions, both from individual users and from support teams. We can help. [...]