PDF for Universal Accessibility

Addresses need for defining accessible attributes of PDF files to enhance ability to work with assistive technology used by those with disabilities; based on PDF 1.6

PDF/UA addresses primary areas of concern:

Change perception of  PDF as an inaccessible alternative to other formats

Provide a consistent mechanism by which assistive technology can interact with user agents that work with PDF

Includes participants such as AdobeAppligent Document SolutionsDesign ScienceMicrosoftNational Federation of the Blind and Netcentric Solutions.