The Media Technical Group's Priorities


The Media Technical Group aims to develop, maintain and promote best practice guidelines for the production workflow including: digital and print. The Group exists to promote best practice and provide information on relevant areas for consumer/customer magazine and business media production personnel. The Group aims to develop and raise standards, educate and resolve problems in a collaborative and co-operative manner.

The Media Technical Group's Priorities Include:

• To explore the impact on production teams of ePublishing/digital media with a view to developing best practice guidelines including ad specifications for tablet and mobile.

• To support and promote relevant initiatives of related organisations including IDEAlliance, Ghent PDF work group.

• To continue to develop and maintain the Pass4press guidelines for the digital workflow. To incorporate the latest information on the PDFX/-4 workflow within the Pass4press guidelines.

• To continue to develop the Pic4press guidelines, including exploring colour management and file format for web content, including video content.

• To investigate licensing issues around cross-platform fonts.

• To review best practices for soft proofing with a view to developing best practice guidelines. To keep a watching brief of the work of ISO.

• To promote the Group’s initiatives via the various PPA communications channels.


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