Olaf Drümmer

at callas software GmbH

Olaf Drümmer is the founder of callas software (1995) and axaio software (2006).

Beginning in 1998 he became very active in the development of PDF and color management best practice guidelines and standards. Having been a delegate to several ISO technical committees dealing in PDF standards over almost two decades he contributed substantially to PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/VT, PDF/UA and various other international standards. Since 2007 he has served as the chairman of the European Color Initiative.



Olaf Drümmer

callas software GmbH


Olaf Drümmer is the founder of callas software (1995) and axaio software (2006).

Beginning in 1998 he became very active in the development of PDF and color management best practice guidelines and standards. Having been a delegate to several ISO technical committees dealing in PDF standards over almost two decades he contributed substantially to PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/VT, PDF/UA and various other international standards. Since 2007 he has served as the chairman of the European Color Initiative.

AUTHOR OF THE FOLLOWING

Apache PDFBox 2.0.0 RC1 released October 19, 2015
News

With the initial discussions having started in 2012, PDFBox 2.0.0 has been in the works for quite some time – and now it is in its final stages! Interested parties are invited to provide feedback …



Karen MacCall to speak about PDF/UA at CSUN 2015 February 6, 2015
News

Karen McCall will be speaking at this year’s CSUN conference about “The Implementation of PDF/UA and Standardized Access to PDF Content”. In an interview with Australia based W3C member Access iQ she shares her take …



Pim Print automates workflow with callas pdfToolbox Server June 26, 2014
Member News

The callas pdfToolbox Server, isn’t that the workflow package that is especially suitable for larger companies? “Could be,” says Ronald van der Meer of Pim Print in Roelofarendsveen, “but we control our production with this …



Foxit PDF Technology Chosen for Google Open-Source June 10, 2014
News

Foxit’s blog explains how Foxit’s PDF rendering technology is now part of the open source PDFium project, seemingly also used by Google for their Chrome browser.



Joint ISO and PDF Association Working Group works on PDF/VT Application Notes May 24, 2014
News

Launched April 23, 2014, the joint ISO TC 130 WG 2 FTF 3 and PDF Association Working Group just met again on May 21, 2014. The group is quite active and will meet every two …



Fogra’s ISO TC 130 news: Work on PDF/Live and PDF/X-next at London meeting in March 2014 May 21, 2014
News

Fogra’s “ISO News 17” provides detailed information about the meetings of ISO TC 130 (the ISO technical committees on “Graphic technology”) in London in March 2014. PDF related work items play a substantial role – …



Adobe lets developers do a lot more with PDF in newly released ColdFusion 11 May 2, 2014
News

With ColdFusion 11 Enterprise, developers can create and manipulate high-quality PDF files.



New Guide Shows How to Do PDF/VT Right March 26, 2014
News

Practical guide from PDF Association member Global Graphics



IS&T’s Archiving 2014 features PDF/A course March 14, 2014
News

The IS&T Archiving 2014 will – among many other sessions and courses – also feature a PDF/A course. Instructors are Thomas Zellmann, LuraTech and Managing Director of the PDF Association, and Hans-Joachim Hübner, Satz-Rechen-Zentrum Berlin …



PDF Liberation Hackathon — Jan 17-19, 2014 January 13, 2014
News

The Sunlight Foundation PDF Liberation Hackathon will be held at 6 locations on the Jan 17-19, 2014, weekend. It will focus on applying PDF extraction technologies to real world problems. For more information, please see …



PDF/A Competence Center Expands to PDF Association to Cover ALL Open International Standards for PDF! September 21, 2011
Article

The PDF/A Competence Center is now part of a larger organization dedicated to promoting International Standards for PDF. As the PDF Association, numerous world-leading companies and experts in PDF technology will exchange information and experiences …



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