Is PDF experiencing growing pains as it aims to remain relevant?

Is PDF experiencing growing pains as it aims to remain relevant?

In a few months, Datalogics will be celebrating 50 years in business. It’s a huge accomplishment for a company to weather the changes in cultural direction, growing pains and the explosion of technology that has occurred during our tenure. To last this long, you either adapt or die. It occurred to me that the PDF has also undergone it’s own metamorphosis. The original intent was to “capture documents from any application, send electronic versions of these documents anywhere, and view and print these documents…

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NYPL’s Library Simplified™ is Exactly What Readers have been Craving

NYPL’s Library Simplified™ is Exactly What Readers have been Craving

I attended Digital Book World in January and was mesmerized by the data guy and Nielsen presenting statistics of who is reading and how. I was fascinated by all that data, and remember an “aha” moment when I learned that I am the primary demographic for e-lending through libraries. I am the right age, I am female, and I make the targeted amount of money. Frankly, I am always looking for a great read (a free book for my daily…

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PDF: A ‘Victim Of its Own Success?’

PDF: A ‘Victim Of its Own Success?’

Tax season has just begun here in the United States and that inevitably means new warnings from the IRS about potential security threats. This time, it is an email to accounting providers with requests for tax services that includes a PDF with embedded web addresses that collect the tax preparer’s computer data. Over the last few years, these cyber attacks have been on the rise as we rely more and more on digital means of communication for processes that used to be entirely paper-based. PDF…

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Capturing the eBook mobile market with Bookvia™ reading app

Capturing the eBook mobile market with Bookvia™ reading app

Datalogics has just released the Bookvia™ reading app for the Android market.  You can now download it from Google Play and check it out! A digital publishing ecosystem consists of many components and players. There are many ways and business models one can deploy to build an eco-system, some with DRM, some without, and some with a mix of these. Whether you are building a platform for a publisher, online retailer, or libraries, you will need a reading tool.  That’s what Bookvia is…

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