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 reader: the challenges we’ve faced in creating experiences that attempt to delight readers in a variety of different situations; the considerations in transforming PDF/UA for re-presentation in different forms; and the mistakes we may have made along the way.

About the presenter: Matt Kuznicki is the Chief System Architect at AbleDocs and the Chairman of the PDF Association. Leading the North American development team at AbleDocs, Matt is closely involved in automating PDF conformance scanning, remediation into PDF/UA and in expanding accessibility in the PDF ecosystem. Matt has more than 20 years of PDF technical, development and product experience. He lives in Chicago with his wife Martii and his dogs Princess Timmypants the Third (Timmy) and Her Highness Charles Tights-Leggings (Charlie).