When a file is converted to PDF, it loses its meaning. On the surface all the information is there, and to your eyes it looks exactly the same, but underneath that, all the method, structure and intelligence used when designing the original document has been lost.† This forms the heart of the challenge faced when attempting to convert PDF files back to formats like DOC (Microsoft Word), RTF and HTML, and is not dissimilar to those faced when OCRing paper-based documents.Read More »
This week in PDF has seen an update to an established document and PDF conversion product, the release of a new Adobe product bundle and a new pact allowing a solution provider to offer Reader Extensions as a service.Read More »
Picsel Technologies has announced the release of its rich media solution for mobile devices will be available to consumers, citing public demand as the main reason for the release. Proviewer will support Symbian and Palm platforms at the time of its launch at the end of January.Read More »
Based on his own recent successes, a Canadian magazine
publisher proclaims there is a market for multimedia-rich,
interactive publications in PDF — and reader feedback
suggests he’s right in advocating more enlightened editorial
and advertising applications of the format.