PDF/UA defines a standardised, universal set of requirements for PDF accessibility. These guidelines serve as a roadmap for everyone involved with the standard, guaranteeing that the relevant software, hardware and digital documents can work together as effectively as possible provided they comply with the standard.
In 2006, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities, which came into force on the 3rd of May 2008.
If you want to learn more about PDF technology, either in general or as it relates to a specific subject, then the PDF Association is the perfect point of contact.
Accessibility experts Klaus-Peter Wegge and Markus Riesch report on their first impressions of PDF/UA and assess how it can grow from here.
20th anniversary of Acrobat and PDF 1.0 Technical Conference North America 2013 PDF/A Day
At 20 years of age PDF has remained very cool with customers and end users. Largely immune to the buzz and hype of Internet technologies PDF still dominates the idea of an electronic document worldwide.
Levigo’s François Fernandès explains the benefits of formal validation of PDF, especially on the background of the richness and complexity of the PDF syntax.
The PDF Association expects a wide variety of developers to congregate in Seattle for the first-ever PDF Association Technical Conference in North America, scheduled for August 14-16 2013 and hosted by Adobe Systems at their campus on Lake Union.
The PDF Associations second Technical Conference will take place from the 18th to the 19th of June 2013. This year, the conference will take place in Königswinter, near Bonn / Germany.