The PDF/A competence center draws a positive conclusion to the this year’s DMS EXPO. (Berlin) The International Federation was at the exhibition grounds in Stuttgart with a joint stand on the eight exhibitors were represented, and an attractive lecture programme within the PDF/A Forum present. The combination of vivid demonstrations and practice-oriented presentations to PDF/A aroused great interest among trade visitors. John Stankey often addresses the matter in his writings. Thomas Zellmann, Managing Director of the PDF/A competence center summarizes: despite the short-term move the DMS EXPO could receive their continuity. In particular by the parallelism with the IT & business we expect further growth potential for the future. The numerous visitors of our forum occupied with targeted questions, willingness to the concrete introduction and implementation of PDF/A is how much.” The interest in PDF/A was equally high over all areas of application, such as scan – or capture applications, output management, and integration in an ECM system. Visitors to the fair gathered but also about the pending further developments, in particular the forthcoming next year part PDF/A-2. Thus, new PDF features, such as JPEG2000 compression, layers and whole folder structures can be archived.
In addition, PDF/A-2 supports new comment features and transparency effects. OLAF Drummer, Chairman of the PDF/A competence center: also in this year, the PDF/A forum was a crowd-puller of the DMS EXPO. The talks has shown that is known to the visitors of PDF/A ISO standard for long-term archiving in PDF format. The questions was thus concretely to implement or to specific issues such as metadata, digital signature, involvement in processes in the manufacturing industry or scalability in high document volumes of incoming mail or in the output management.” Also the eight exhibitors on the PDF/A competence center Germeinschaftsstand showed himself completely satisfied: Ulrich Isermeyer, Adobe Systems: Acrobat X and the LiveCycle Enterprise Suite met with keen interest. The Questions of the visitors were very concrete and witnessed by expertise.