The potential benefits of PDF/UA

PDF/UA defines a standardised, universal set of requirements for PDF accessibility. These guidelines serve as a roadmap for everyone involved with the standard, guaranteeing that the relevant software, hardware and digital documents can work together as effectively as possible – provided they comply with the standard. [...]

Laws paving the way for PDF/UA

In 2006, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities, which came into force on the 3rd of May 2008. [...]

Learn more about PDF/UA

If you want to learn more about PDF technology, either in general or as it relates to a specific subject, then the PDF Association is the perfect point of contact. [...]

What the experts are saying

Accessibility experts Klaus-Peter Wegge and Markus Riesch report on their first impressions of PDF/UA and assess how it can grow from here. [...]

PDF Association Newsletter: Issue 29

20th anniversary of Acrobat and PDF 1.0 • Technical Conference North America 2013 • PDF/A Day [...]

It Just Works: PDF turns 20!

At 20 years of age PDF has remained very cool with customers and end users. Largely immune to the buzz and hype of Internet technologies PDF still dominates the idea of “an electronic document” worldwide. [...]

PDF Association Newsletter: Issue 28

CONTENTS TECHNICAL CONFERENCE EUROPE 2013 EVENTS NEW MEMBERS Dear Readers, PDF is celebrating its 20th birthday this year – in some countries this is the [...]

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 [...]

Portrait Francois Fernandes

Speakers at the Technical Conference Europe 2013: Interview with Francois Fernandès

Levigo’s François Fernandès explains the benefits of formal validation of PDF, especially on the background of the richness and complexity of the PDF syntax. [...]

Portrait Bruno Lowagie

Speakers at the Technical Conference Europe 2013: Interview with Bruno Lowagie

Bruno Lowagie aims to guide attendees of the Technical Conference 2013 through the world of digital signing, touching on the upcoming PDF 2.0 standard and PADeS from ETSI, and discussing best practices. [...]