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How do we gain insight into how users’ views of documents are shifting? Google Trends is an increasingly interesting source of high-level marketplace data. By aggregating Google’s search data over time, reporting a term’s popularity as compared with all other searches.

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The PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit’s objective is to establish a broad-based understanding of how PDF files should be tagged for accessibilty. It’s an opportunity to focus on establishing a common set of examples of accessible PDF content, and identify best-practice when tagging difficult cases.

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The typical adoption curve for PDF technologies until approximately 2007 tended to track with that of the original PDF developer. Since then the marketplace has shifted; it’s no longer clear that Adobe drivesPDF feature support worldwide. Accordingly, we are happy to report that adoption of PDF 2.0 continues apace, with new vendors announcing their support every month.

Common PDF Interoperability Concerns

Vel GenovVel Genov, Senior Product Manager at Datalogics, will be hosting a presentation titled “Common PDF Interoperability Concerns” at the PDF Days Europe 2018.

Presenter: Vel Genov is the Senior Product Manager for the Adobe PDF Library product line at Datalogics. Vel started with Datalogics in 2010. During his tenure, Vel has developed extensive knowledge of the product line, first through support, then as a development engineer and eventually moving into the product management role. Since becoming PM, Vel has developed the PDF OPTIMIZER solution, redesigned the SDK packaging, added an online library of samples, written white papers, and blogs on PDF issues and presented on PDF topics at various trade shows and events.

Session Description: PDF is a flexible and extensible document description language, full of features and capabilities. Different PDF viewers and processors have different strengths and weaknesses. While PDF is foremost concerned with enabling interoperability, users interact with PDF through its various implementations. This session will cover some common trouble areas for PDF processors that lead to user frustration. Attendees will also learn which trouble areas can be addressed in existing PDF documents, and some techniques for doing so.

Check out the detailed programme:
https://www.pdfa.org/pdf-days-europe-2018-schedule-of-sessions/
Direct link for registration:
https://en.xing-events.com/pdf-days-europe-2018.html