PDF/A Competence Center and AIIM Announce Seminar

The PDF/A Competence Center and AIIM announce the second U.S. based PDF/A seminar on March 26, 2010. A variety of topics including the basics of PDF/A, converting paper-based and electronic documents to PDF/A, managing PDF/A documents, metadata, and digital signatures will be addressed by experts. AIIM, the secretariat for the ISO working group responsible for the ISO standard will open the seminar with an introduction and background to the development of PDF/A. [...]

PDF/A Competence Center and AIIM Announce Seminar

First US-based seminar focused on PDF/A will be held in Chicago. Attendees will learn about ISO 19005-1, document management and electronic document file formats for long-term preservation. Will you attend? [...]

The PDF/A Competence Center Enriches DMS EXPO

Eight members – Adobe Systems, callas software, Cartago, Compart AG, Crawford Technologies, LuraTech Europe, PDF Tools and SEAL Systems – will present their products and services for PDF/A. PDF/A has developed to become the preferred archiving format. Increasing numbers of companies and public agencies are considering how best to take advantage of the characteristics of PDF/A in implementing their archiving strategy. The exhibiting companies at the PDF/A Competence Center stand will demonstrate how PDF/A documents are created from electronic or scanned files. Not only can visitors become acquainted with the advantages of PDF/A, they will also learn about such topics as how metadata are supported, e-mail archiving with PDF/A and PDF/A-2. [...]

PDF/A Competence Center at the DMS EXPO 2008

Participants learned all they needed to know about the PDF/A ISO standard for long-term archiving, its areas of application and advantages. The presentations covered such topics as the differences between PDF/A and other formats, archiving strategies, the specific use of PDF/A with document management and archiving systems, and digital inbox / outgoing mail solutions. Moreover, the exhibitors at the shared stand were more than satisfied with the many discussions and numerous new contacts. [...]

Isartor Test Suite for PDF/A-1 Released

The PDF/A Competence Center’s technical working group has released the Isartor test suite, which can validate the quality of PDF/A files. It contains over 200 files which systematically violate all the requirements for PDF/A-1b. This enables users and software providers to determine whether a PDF/A validator actually tests all the rules for PDF/A-1b. [...]

The PDF/A Competence Center at the DMS EXPO

Fifteen members of the PDF/A Competence Center will present their products and services involving the PDF/A format and answer questions for visitors to the DMS Expo 2008. On September 8, 2008 – the day before the DMS EXPO – the PDF/A Competence Center will also offer a half-day seminar in Cologne. It will provide participants with detailed information on the ISO standard for long-term archiving as well as its advantages and areas of use. Will you attend? [...]

PDF/A Competence Center Welcomes Direct Support for PDF/A in Microsoft Office 2007

Microsoft Office 2007 will support PDF/A – the ISO standard for long-term archiving in PDF format. Users of the Office suite will be able to create PDF/A files directly from the applications. In this way the files will remain readable for years to come, without requiring that obsolete versions of applications remain available. Don’t you see this decision by Microsoft as confirming that PDF/A will gain even further acceptance? [...]

PDF/A Competence Center Presents Innovative Solutions and Services at CeBIT 2008

Nine members of the PDF/A Competence Center will be represented at the world’s largest ITC trade show. Visitors to this year’s CeBIT will find innovative products for PDF/A – the ISO standard for long-term archiving – at the booths of PDF/A Competence Center members. Who will be representing the PDF/A Competence Center? [...]

First International PDF/A Conference in Amsterdam

A must-attend event for all who have to consider the future security of electronic archiving for their documents. On April 10th-11th, 2008, the “Who’s Who” of PDF/A specialists from around the globe will meet in Amsterdam at the Hilton Hotel and share their knowledge through lectures and keynote speeches. In addition, the organizers have succeeded in attracting several large user organizations to the event, including the European Patent Office. Who else will present? [...]