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.
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.
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.
The Scandinavian chapter of the PDF Association has been in operation since 2014 and is always happy to accept new members. Please get in touch if you require more information.
Kent Åberg is the Chair of the Scandinavian chapter and Managing Director of NewFormat AB making information permanently accessible, searchable, readable and reusable for the future – for all; providing solutions and services for data- and document conversion, document capture and management, and publishing, based on recognized and open interoperability standards that are freely available and implementable. Kent Åberg can be reached at email@example.com
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