Peter Wyatt

Independent consultant and member of the Board

Peter Wyatt is an independent technology consultant and developer/researcher who has been actively working on PDF technologies for more than 17 years. He represents Australia as both Head of Delegation and a Subject Matter Expert at all ISO committees that define PDF standards (ISO TC 171 and ISO TC 130).

Peter is currently Project Co-Leader of ISO 32000 (the core PDF standard), a member of the Board of the PDF Association, and co-Chairs the PDF Association PDF TWG. With degrees in engineering and computer science, he has a background in digital documents and image file format research, product development and standardisation, and holds a number of granted patents.

Peter previously led the research & development of print rendering and document technologies at Canon’s research laboratory in Sydney, Australia, supporting Canon’s global product range. Before becoming involved in PDF, Peter completed his MBA and worked in software R&D in Australia and the UK on successful technologies such as the Australian ‘bionic ear’ (Cochlear), power quality monitoring, and early GSM handsets.



Peter Wyatt

Independent consultant and member of the Board at Peter Wyatt


Peter Wyatt is an independent technology consultant and developer/researcher who has been actively working on PDF technologies for more than 17 years. He represents Australia as both Head of Delegation and a Subject Matter Expert at all ISO committees that define PDF standards (ISO TC 171 and ISO TC 130).

Peter is currently Project Co-Leader of ISO 32000 (the core PDF standard), a member of the Board of the PDF Association, and co-Chairs the PDF Association PDF TWG. With degrees in engineering and computer science, he has a background in digital documents and image file format research, product development and standardisation, and holds a number of granted patents.

Peter previously led the research & development of print rendering and document technologies at Canon’s research laboratory in Sydney, Australia, supporting Canon’s global product range. Before becoming involved in PDF, Peter completed his MBA and worked in software R&D in Australia and the UK on successful technologies such as the Australian ‘bionic ear’ (Cochlear), power quality monitoring, and early GSM handsets.

AUTHOR OF THE FOLLOWING

SafeDocs: DARPA Does PDF June 13, 2019
PDF Association news

PDF Association awarded DoD contract to advise on research into enhancing trust in digital content and streams. Last year the PDF Association reported that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a unit of the …



Recently identified PDF digital signature vulnerabilities March 8, 2019
Article

On February 25, 2019, researchers from Ruhr University Bochum  and Hackmanit GmbH published pdf-insecurity.org, a detailed explanation of several vulnerabilities they had identified in PDF viewers and online validation services relevant to signature validation in digitally-signed …



CONTRIBUTOR OF THE FOLLOWING

Get ready for U+32FF November 16, 2018
News

Anticipating the new Japanese era name, the Unicode Consortium announced its reservation of U+32FF for this purpose. PDF developers should take note!



ISO 32000 Project Leaders receive ISO Excellence award November 30, 2017
News PDF Association news

PDF 1.7, the final Adobe edition of the PDF specification, was published in 2006, and converted to an ISO standard in 2008. Since then, Working Group 8 of ISO TC 171 SC 2 has worked …



PDF Days Europe underscores the importance of PDF as a key component of business processes June 13, 2017
Article

2017 marks a record number of attendees / Experts shared fully-grounded wisdom on PDF standards across the two-day event Berlin. With over 200 attendees, this year’s PDF Days Europe in Berlin was a significant success …



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