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Clarifications of ISO 19005, parts 1-3 for developers of PDF/A creators and validators

BFO

When presented with a digitally signed document, most will probably just accept it at face value. The more technically minded will validate the signature, which confirms that the signature is unaltered, and that is signed by a Certificate which we trust.

PDF Tools AG

Thanks to the signature and validation service and the integration of the 3-Heights™ Scan to PDF Server, KIBAG completely replaced its manual document processing procedure with an audit-compliant electronic archiving system.

The 0.4 release includes the first complete (in principle) PDF/A-1b validation profile, and while unverified, tests well against the internal corpora.

Release 0.2 of veraPDF does not yet perform PDF/A validation, but as a proof-of-concept it demonstrates the approach selected for project.

Naturally, many memory institutions use JHOVE’s PDF module on a daily basis for digital long term archiving. Learn about the extent to which JHOVE’s PDF validation tools can be used for risk management and quality assurance when seeking to assure long term access to documents.

The VeraPDF consortium, which includes the PDF Association as a lead partner, has been awarded the PREFORMA first phase design contract for a definitive PDF/A validator.

This Open Planets Foundation event focuses on the PDF file format and associated tools.

The ZFV Group is a traditional Zurich-based group of hotel and catering businesses across Switzerland. The group includes the Sorell Hotels Switzerland, various public restaurants, numerous staff restaurants, school and university cafeterias and Zurich …

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