New Clay

We all know PDF from daily life. If you were to ask a room full of people whether they’ve come into contact with a PDF document, all would raise their hand. From invoices, receipts, to lab-results (keeping it current for 2020-2021), everyone has seen a PDF firsthand. But how many have seen a PDF that … Read more

How PDF/R helps transforming image capture for mobile and cloud

This presentation will summarize last year’s introduction and adaption of PDF/R and show how it fits into the TWAIN Working Group’s vision of mobile and de-centralized cloud based image capture. It will provide an outlook of the work in progress to include highly compressed images in a PDF/R 1.1 revision in the coming years.

Deformed table restoration in scanned PDF

As one of the most common data-representation formats, the table has taken a significant place in documents because of its capability of representing the wealth of information. However, in reality, a vast of tables are published in an uneditable format such as scanned PDF or photo. Therefore, the table reconstruction project aims to detecting the … 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

3 ways to climb the PDF accessibility mountain

How do you get the fastest from the source document to the accessible PDF? We present 3 ways that help you to find the best PDF accessibility strategy for your organisation. You will learn the advantages and disadvantages of the different ways as well as using the decision matrix to build up your PDF accessibility … Read more

What about an update of the WCAG Techniques for PDF?

Since December 2018 some of the world’s most trusted PDF accessibility experts work together to create atomic examples of WCAG 2.1 compliant PDF files. We report about the current status. You will get to know the basic concept as well as a lot of practical examples for failing and passing files.

Centralized PDF transformation

Cette présentation vous aide à identifier des opportunités concrètes : Réduire les couts liés au stockage et colportage des images issus des processus de dématérialisation par une compression d’image avancée Harmoniser et optimiser vos documents numériques pour un accès universel, mobile et globale Accélérer et déminer les grands projets de migration vers le cloud car moins … Read more

Automate office files to PDF

Most office files are created with Microsoft Office and quality of conversion is defined by the degree to which it is the similar to what this suite creates – at least for visual appearance. What limitations do alternative converters have for Word, Excel or PowerPoint documents? What about emails created or received with Outlook? What … Read more

Support of complex scripts in PDF

Complex writing systems have always required special attention. Examples of such complex scripts are Arabic, Devanagari or Thai alphabets, but there are many more. In case of the PDF graphics model there are two key challenges when processing text in complex scripts: how to shape the correct visual representation out of glyphs and subglyphs, often … Read more