PDF/raster, a strict subset of the PDF format, was designed for storing, transporting and exchanging multi-page raster-image documents, especially scanned documents. PDF/raster provides the portability of PDF while offering the core functionality and support of TIFF.
Replacing AIIM at the US TAG Administrator and secretary for ISO TC 171 SC 2, the 3D PDF Consortium, a PDF Association Partner Organization, recently announced that the organization has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a standards developer.
Some customers will decide to make the jump to PDF 2.0. Others will be blissfully unaware that it’s heading toward them. Many will ask you about your plans, and how you are going to ensure that your products minimize their risks. So what are you going to do about it?
In November the ISO committees for PDF, PDF/A, PDF/UA, PDF/E and XFDF will gather in Sydney, Australia for another full week of meetings. Key subjects on the table include: ISO 32000 (WG 8) This committee will review comments against the final 4th DIS …
On Tuesday, September 13 (the day before SGIA) we will help you reach new hemispheres at our PDF On Tour event in the Stratosphere hotel in Las Vegas. PDF On Tour is a technical event around PDF, tFLOW from Tucanna and the pdfToolbox technology from callas software (which is the PDF engine integrated in tFLOW). Expect no sales pitches here, rather technical background on the PDF file format, preflight and preflight standards and how to accomplish very practical tasks in your workflow. Bringing your own laptop is advisable, as it will allow following along with presentations and getting the most out of each topic.