Olaf Drümmer

callas software GmbH

Olaf Drümmer is the founder of callas software (1995) and axaio software (2006).

Beginning in 1998 he became very active in the development of PDF and color management best practice guidelines and standards. Having been a delegate to several ISO technical committees dealing in PDF standards over almost two decades he contributed substantially to PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/VT, PDF/UA and various other international standards. Since 2007 he has served as the chairman of the European Color Initiative.



Olaf Drümmer

callas software GmbH


Olaf Drümmer is the founder of callas software (1995) and axaio software (2006).

Beginning in 1998 he became very active in the development of PDF and color management best practice guidelines and standards. Having been a delegate to several ISO technical committees dealing in PDF standards over almost two decades he contributed substantially to PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/VT, PDF/UA and various other international standards. Since 2007 he has served as the chairman of the European Color Initiative.

AUTHOR OF THE FOLLOWING

Apache PDFBox 2.0.0 RC1 released

October 19, 2015
News

With the initial discussions having started in 2012, PDFBox 2.0.0 has been in the works for quite some time – and now it is in its final stages! Interested parties are invited to provide feedback …



Karen MacCall to speak about PDF/UA at CSUN 2015

February 6, 2015
News

Karen McCall will be speaking at this year’s CSUN conference about “The Implementation of PDF/UA and Standardized Access to PDF Content”. In an interview with Australia based W3C member Access iQ she shares her take …



Pim Print automates workflow with callas pdfToolbox Server

June 26, 2014
Member News

The callas pdfToolbox Server, isn’t that the workflow package that is especially suitable for larger companies? “Could be,” says Ronald van der Meer of Pim Print in Roelofarendsveen, “but we control our production with this …



Foxit PDF Technology Chosen for Google Open-Source

June 10, 2014
News

Foxit’s blog explains how Foxit’s PDF rendering technology is now part of the open source PDFium project, seemingly also used by Google for their Chrome browser.



Joint ISO and PDF Association Working Group works on PDF/VT Application Notes

May 24, 2014
News

Launched April 23, 2014, the joint ISO TC 130 WG 2 FTF 3 and PDF Association Working Group just met again on May 21, 2014. The group is quite active and will meet every two …



Fogra’s ISO TC 130 news: Work on PDF/Live and PDF/X-next at London meeting in March 2014

May 21, 2014
News

Fogra’s “ISO News 17” provides detailed information about the meetings of ISO TC 130 (the ISO technical committees on “Graphic technology”) in London in March 2014. PDF related work items play a substantial role – …



Adobe lets developers do a lot more with PDF in newly released ColdFusion 11

May 2, 2014
News

With ColdFusion 11 Enterprise, developers can create and manipulate high-quality PDF files.



New Guide Shows How to Do PDF/VT Right

March 26, 2014
News

Practical guide from PDF Association member Global Graphics



IS&T’s Archiving 2014 features PDF/A course

March 14, 2014
News

The IS&T Archiving 2014 will – among many other sessions and courses – also feature a PDF/A course. Instructors are Thomas Zellmann, LuraTech and Managing Director of the PDF Association, and Hans-Joachim Hübner, Satz-Rechen-Zentrum Berlin …



PDF Liberation Hackathon — Jan 17-19, 2014

January 13, 2014
News

The Sunlight Foundation PDF Liberation Hackathon will be held at 6 locations on the Jan 17-19, 2014, weekend. It will focus on applying PDF extraction technologies to real world problems. For more information, please see …



CONTRIBUTOR OF THE FOLLOWING

PDF/A Competence Center Expands to an Association

September 14, 2006
News PDF Association news

September 14, 2006 (Berlin) – PDF/A, the new ISO standard for long-term archiving, is generating a great deal of interest on the market. To handle the high demand for information and exchange experience on all …



AUTHOR OF THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES

7 minutes with a PDF standard

June 3, 2012
Video

This session was presented at the Technical Conference 2012 of the PDF Association, March 27-28, 2012 in Basel, Switzerland. It covers the following: PDF (Matthew Hardy, Adobe) PDF/A (Leonard Roenthol, Adobe) PDF/E (Olaf Drümmer, callas software) …



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