PDFA Format Scanning Services

The Ratiodata IT solutions & Services GmbH introduces the new standard part of PDF/A-2 of the ISO certified format for long-term archiving. Munster, 7 February 2012. While the conversion of scanned documents assumes the new LurTech according to PDF/A-2 64 bit SDK (software Delvelopment Kit). This component was integrated into all Ratiodata Scanstrecken. The production-ready solution supports new standard of PDF/A-2 with the current version. This brings the advantage that now also the integration of JPEG2000 images instead of only JPEGs is possible in particular for reading digitized paper documents.

Used compression technology for the color levels of the mixed raster content (MRC, layer/layers method) by LurTech, reduces the size of the file to PDF/A-1 again by 10 to 15%. Ratiodata and LurTech maintain a partnership for several years. Every year Ratiodata digitized about 100 million pages in their scan centers for their customers. With the recently acquired update on the new Professional version of the new LurTech 64 bit SDK lets customers spend their scanned documents to PDF/A-2. In addition to the proven PDF/A formats Ratiodata PDF/A-2u, which is specially suitable for scanned documents now also relies on the new level of conformity. Unicode support for scanned documents with OCR full text capability are reproduced texts even safer and better search results.

Special characters, such as, for example, the character will be interpreted correctly and automatically assumed. Ratiodata has the LurTech software solution since 2006 in the usage and benefits since inter alia from the fast processing speed and the high compression rates. Just in workflows-integrate product family used LurTech’s award-winning mixed raster content (MRC, layer/layers method) compression technology, to colour, grey-level or black-and-white scanned documents into high-quality, highly compressed PDF and PDF/A compliant files to convert. As a result, that JPEG2000 images are now allowed in PDF/A-2, is still Once created a 10 to 15 percent higher compression ratio.