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A large percentage of documents are created from scanned hard copies – but you can use PDF/A for these documents as well. PDF/A-1 is a much more powerful option to archive your scanned paper documents! Learn more about the benefits of converting to PDF/A.

The introduction of the new act about the funding of childcare in Zurich had raised the question how to efficiently handle contracts in an enterprise content management environment. The regulation resulted in 60,000 households needing to communicate changes in their household and financial situation on a yearly basis. The entire handling was considerably simplified by means of the comprehensive solution implemented by Advellence. The solution includes the “Information Manager” ELOenterprise, an SAP interface as well as the 3-Heights™ Document Converter Service.

Interact Consulting was appointed by a large German insurance provider to automate the email archiving process for personal email belonging to its claims handlers. The new solution should enable claims handlers to induce the import process for personal email considered worthy of archiving, thereby triggering the archiving process. The challenge lay in developing an automated archiving process for the many millions of emails per year. The choice fell on the solution from PDF Tools AG due to the high throughput rate, stability and reliability of its 3?Heights™ Document Converter Service.

The company secretariat at UBS is responsible for archiving management process documents within the Corporate Center and Business Divisions. During a routine archive review it was discovered that the UBS homepage was not included in the archiving process. Despite an extensive disclaimer on the homepage it was decided that UBS should be able to prove in 5 or 20 years time what it communicates via its homepage today. This would provide UBS with greater security as regards the traceability and verification of communication content and would also be advantageous from a historic viewpoint. Are you curious how they did it?

inbro decided to integrate the PDF Optimization component of PDF Tools AG into their software. The high compression performance, the ability to be run on Linux and in cloud computing as well as the automation of the compression process have been of crucial importance and an imaging clipping customizing lead to further reduction of the file size. The PDF Optimization component enables the solution to efficiently produce PDF documents for several specific purposes. It allows, for example, to send small email-friendly PDF files containing just the information that is needed. In the area of web-based publication it creates lean files optimized for screen display, whose first page is displayed even before the complete file has been downloaded.


Interesting events
ISO Committees (TC 171 SC 2)
Start: November 27, 2017

In November the ISO committees for PDF, PDF/A, PDF/UA, PDF/E and XFDF will gather in San Jose, California for another full week of meetings. Key subjects on the table include: ISO 32000 / PDF (WG 8) Now that PDF 2.0 is published, Working Group 8 will u …


PDF Day | Washington DC
Start: January 29, 2018
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This PDF Association event brings industry experts, vendors and managers together to discuss the importance and utility of the Portable Document Format, its various ISO standards and the wide-ranging technology available to government workflows.


Xploration 2018
Start: April 17, 2018
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Join PDF Association Chairman, Datalogics’ CTO Matt Kuznicki, Executive Director Duff Johnson, and numerous members of the PDF Association, at the Enterprise Communications industry’s biggest annual event, Xploration 2018. Enterprise communications is …


ISO Committees (TC 171 SC 2)
Start: April 23, 2018

In April, 2018 the ISO committees for PDF, PDF/A, PDF/UA, PDF/E and XFDF will gather in Hangzhou, China for another full week of meetings. The following committees will meet: ISO 32000 / PDF (WG 8) Work: Continued development of feature-requests, estab …