Accessible PDF – How to tag content the right way

More and more PDFs need to be accessible and so PDF/UA compliant. Today it is technically possible to generate such files of of many tools without tricks hacks used years ago. But often there is one big challenge using such tools: How to tag content the right way? The PDF standard offers a set of … Read more

Lessons from implementing a PDF/UA-centric mobile reader

What does it mean for a mobile PDF reader to focus on accessibility? How does a PDF presentation optimized for accessibility differ from a strictly PDF/UA conforming presentation? What challenges and drawbacks with untagged PDFs come from this focus? In this session we’ll share the lessons we’ve learned to date in implementing a PDF/UA-centric mobile … Read more

Two Standards. One Goal. Modernizing Print Communication Production

The term Automated Document Factory (ADF) might sound familiar, especially if you have worked in or around print over the last three decades. For the printing industry, an Automated Document Factory (ADF) was the mainstay of the 1990s to solve print processing challenges. As the sophistication of both print devices and software has increased, an … Read more

STOP PRESS! Or how to avoid it!

What would your print customer say if you rejected any PDF files that were poorly constructed and likely to slow down the press? With such a large number of PDF creation tools and PDF files entering a workflow from disparate sources they are bound to vary in quality. This talk discusses how PDFs can be … Read more

Content Authenticity and PDF

Come learn about new standards from the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA) and how this impacts PDF and the future of content.

Create PDFs using HTML

Generating documents can be challenging. There are many tools, different platforms and markup languages. Especially these markup languages like XSL:FO or similar, do have a steep learning curve and there are not that many people comfortable with those. But there is one markup language, that is widely known and well established: HTML. Although primarily intended … Read more