PDF/VT is V for variable data printing and T for transactional printing is addressed in particular the prepress and print area and defined an interoperable data format for the hochvolumigen variable data printing. PDF/UA UA stands for universal accessibility, so accessibility, however, is to make sure that content from PDF files are structured, they are accessible by means of technical AIDS, e.g. in the form of speech,. Barrier-free access to document content is becoming increasingly important in the American and European authorities and administrative. More standards are PDF/X, PDF/E, and last but not least the PDF format as such, ratified with the version 1.7 as ISO 32000-1 standard. PDF/X X stands for eXchange was released in 2001 as the first PDF standard and ensures a smooth data exchange in the printing industry. PDF/E stands for engineering is especially for technical documents relevant. It ensures the integration of complex engineering data in a single PDF document, as well as support the secure exchange of comments.
In so-called special interest groups (SIGs), which have both a technical and a marketing working group, the members of the PDF/A engaged competence center, to help improve the information exchange and experience around these standards. In addition to the thematic extension, the PDF/A competence center expands its international activities. There are now active groups in BeNeLux, France, Italy, United Kingdom and the United States. Moreover, two representatives from the United States and the United Kingdom on the Board represented, since last year, with Duff Johnson and Stewart Rogers what are underlines the international standards of the Association. Finally, the CeBIT as the leading international ICT trade fair is an ideal meeting place for PDF/A enthusiasts from all over the world. About PDF/A, PDF / A is the ISO standard 19005 for long-term archiving in the PDF format. It represents a restricted version of PDF, a standardized profile for the use of PDF in long-term archiving. The standard prescribes in detail what content is allowed and which are not.
Through these and other provisions, a long term readability of documents should be guaranteed regardless of which application software and on what operating system they were originally created. The benefits of PDF/A, such as for example the ability to full-text search, make it a preferred archiving format that has now displaced the TIFF format at numerous international authorities and companies. About the PDF/A competence center the PDF/A competence center was as an International Association founded in 2006. Aim of the Association is the promotion of information and exchange of experience in the area of long-term archiving in accordance with ISO 19005: PDF/A. The Executive Committee is composed of senior executives of firms Appligent document solutions Inc., callas software GmbH, compart AG, Crawford Technologies Inc., intarsys Consulting GmbH, LurTech Europe GmbH. Period of less than two years competence center joined about 100 companies and various experts from more than 20 countries the PDF/A as members. The CEO is Olaf Drummer, Managing Director of callas software GmbH. Duff Johnson, CEO of Appligent document solutions, is Deputy Chairman. Editorial Contacts: PDF/A Competence Center Thomas cell man new Kant str. 14 D-14057 Berlin phone: + 49 30 39 40 50-0 fax: + 49 30 39 40 50-99 PR agency good news! GmbH Nicole Korber of Koobrzeg str. 36 D-23617 Stockelsdorf phone: + 49 451 881 99-12 fax: + 49 451 881 99-29