PDF/A competence center expands in the PDF Association and expanded his theme environment on all PDF standards Berlin, September 21, 2011. The PDF/A competence center is now a part of the Association of the PDF. The PDF Association aims to promote PDF applications for digital documents that are based on open standards. Numerous world-leading companies and experts belong to him, which share their information and experience around PDF standards, including PDF/A, PDF/VT, PDF/UA. Chairman of the Board of the Association of the PDF is Olaf Drummer, his Deputy, Duff Johnson. On the new website interested parties fully to the PDF standards learn thirty. Family of PDF standards PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/UA, PDF/VT is continuously growing. Also the actual PDF format is an ISO standard since 2008.
The PDF/A competence center takes this development into account: the International Federation with the new name PDF Association extends its commitment to all existing and future standards for PDF. Thus, it reflects the growing importance of PDF as a completely open, digital document format reflected. The PDF Association is the awareness of and knowledge about international PDF standards promote and assist providers in the implementation of these standards. While the PDF Association will continue the PDF/A competence center in best way. To get more competence center for the PDF format as such, as well as for PDF/UA (universal accessibility, so accessibility) and PDF/VT (V stands for variable data printing and T for transactional printing), which are United under the umbrella of the Association of the PDF. You all be advocate, as it successfully did in the PDF/A competence center in the last five years, an active knowledge transfer and the exchange of know-how and experience. To do this, hold conferences, seminars and webinars and provide training materials and technical reference information.
The current members of the PDF/A competence center automatically become full members of the Association of the PDF. This means that the association with a membership of over 100 companies and numerous experts from more than 20 countries can start. Since founding of the PDF/A competence center the interest in the growing family of PDF standards continuously has grown”, says Olaf Drummer, Chairman of the Board of the Association of the PDF. The name change to PDF Association symbolizes the new position as a fully open digital document format PDF”. About the Association of PDF: The PDF Association aims, to promote PDF applications for digital documents that are based on open standards of ISO. To the International Association committed worldwide to an active knowledge transfer and the exchange of know-how and experience for all stakeholders. Currently, over 100 companies and numerous experts from more than 20 countries are Member of the Association of PDF, which has been the successor of the 2006 founded PDF/A competence center. The Board of Directors is composed of executives of the companies callas software GmbH, compart AG, Crawford technologies Inc., intarsys consulting GmbH, LurTech Europe GmbH, and NetCentric US together. Chairman of the Board is Managing Director of callas software GmbH. Duff Johnson, President of NetCentric US Olaf Drummer, is Deputy Chairman.