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Acrobat & PDF News 1998-2003

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Jaws PDF Partner combines Editor, Creator
Global Graphics has just released Jaws PDF Partner, an integrated software package allowing the creation, viewing and printing of PDF documents. Thursday, February 12, 2004

Enfocus Software breaks sales record
Enfocus last week announced that it had achieved record sales for the fourth quarter of 2003. Thursday, February 12, 2004

ARTS PDF and DSI Launch New Conversion and Content Services
ARTS PDF, the well-known supplier of Acrobat- and PDF-related software and services and division of BinaryThing (Planet PDF is also a division) has teamed up with Document Solutions, Inc. (DSI) to launch the first-ever range of PDF content and conversion services for sale online. Wednesday, February 11, 2004

PR: Entrust Announces Advanced Security for Acrobat 6
Entrust, Inc. has announced enhancements to its Entelligence Verification Plug-in that can enable enterprises and government organizations, such as the U.S. Department of Energy, to make use of digital signatures and encryption capabilities with Adobe Acrobat 6. Tuesday, February 03, 2004

PR: Verity announces agreement to acquire Cardiff Software
Verity Inc. and Cardiff Software Inc. have announced a definitive agreement for Verity to acquire Cardiff, whose products include TELEform, LiquidCapture and LiquidOffice, a comprehensive suite that automates document capture, e-Forms and workflow-driven business processes. Monday, February 02, 2004

PR: Appligent releases APConductor
Appligent Inc. announces the release of APConductor, which enables all of its other PDF-processing applications to be plugged into a complex workflow via an XML-based SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) messaging framework. Monday, February 02, 2004

Free Acumen Journal newsletter for Feb. 2004
The current issue of John Deubert's free monthly newsletter features articles on "Acrobat 6 Preflighting" for Acrobat users and "Setpagedevice and Mysteriously Blank Pages" for PostScript techies; also included are dates for upcoming classes on the same technologies offered by Deubert and Acumen Training. Monday, February 02, 2004

PR: Layton Graphics announces CAD2PDF Web Store
Layton Graphics today launched its new company Web site and Web store offering very low-cost conversion of CAD files to intelligent PDF. Thursday, January 29, 2004

618 Ways to bet on Super Bowl 2004 listed in PDF says that more than $70 million will be wagered in Nevada on this weekend's Super Bowl, with twice that amount bet online. That's believable when you browse the 30-page, PDF-based document offered by the gambling site that lists the 618 different wagers available for this one pro football game. Tuesday, January 27, 2004

PR: activePDF introduces Education and Government Licensing Centers
activePDF Inc. has announced the introduction of its Education and Government licensing program, for which it is seeking specialized and focused resellers. Monday, January 26, 2004

PR: State of Missouri Uses PDF417 2-D Barcodes to Eliminate Data Entry Costs
Dataintro Software announces that the State of Missouri's Department of Revenue has selected its UltraForms Technology, which converts information digitally entered onto a downloadable Acrobat PDF Form into a 2-D barcode, for implementation on Missouri's 2003 individual tax forms. The barcode, which can contain up to 1,800 characters of information, prints out on the mail-in copy of the form. Friday, January 23, 2004

PR: Glyph & Cog Announces New Version of Xpdf Tools
Glyph & Cog recently announced the release of Version 3.0 of its Xpdf suite of PDF viewing, printing, and extraction software. This release features an all-new PDF rasterizer, providing improvements in both performance and image quality. Thursday, January 22, 2004

8 chances to win 'Acrobat 6: Professional User's Guide' book
Enter soon to qualify for a chance to win one of eight free copies of the recently released book "Acrobat 6: The Professional User's Guide" by Donna Baker and Tom Carson, published by Apress. We've also posted the book's Table of Contents and a free sample chapter on "Commenting and Advanced Editing Tools," which includes a pair of related projects. Thursday, January 22, 2004

PR: Bluebeam Software Launches Bluebeam Lite
Bluebeam Software has announced the launch of Bluebeam Lite, a complete PDF solution for firms that use AutoCAD LT, one of the most popular CAD applications. Bluebeam Lite will allow users to create accurate PDF files directly from AutoCAD LT and Windows Office applications. Wednesday, January 21, 2004

Federal court report suggests Microsoft targeting Adobe, Acrobat
Massachusetts is the lone state still pursuing harsher punishment for Microsoft's antitrust violations, having not agreed to the previous settlement terms between the software company, the Department of Justice and a number of other states. Late last week the Massachusetts attorney general filed a court report alleging that Microsoft is continuing its monopolistic practices by stifling competition with several Internet search engines and with a similar campaign against Adobe Acrobat/PDF. Tuesday, January 20, 2004

SmallBusiness names Acrobat 6 Pro a Product of the Year
While much of Adobe's recent promotion of Acrobat has focused on the larger corporate and government markets, small business users also consider the company's PDF technology as among their most valuable software products, according to the results of voting by readers of Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Databooks profile top U.S. cities in PDF
The Brookings Institution has posted twenty-three PDF-based reports offering a "comprehensive portrait of the social and economic health of selected major cities during the 1990s." The Living Cities Databook Series includes a variety of charts and graphs based on Census 2000 data, as we profile in our Planet PDF Weblog for Thursday. Thursday, January 15, 2004

PR: Global Graphics supplies PDF technology to European Aeronautical Group
The European Aeronautical Group, suppliers of route documentation, flight planning and navigation data to the airline industry, has licensed the Jaws PDF Editor software development kit from Global Graphics Software to integrate PDF viewing and printing capability within its electronic route manual (eRM) that is widely used around the world. Tuesday, January 13, 2004

PDF security looks great to Denmark's Prime Minister
Following an embarrassing incident -- metadata that unintentionally revealed the controversial authorship of a recent national speech -- the office of Denmark's Prime Minister has reportedly switched from distributing public documents in Microsoft Word to more secure PDF. Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Jan. 16 is early reg. deadline for Microtype's PDF-oriented seminars
Friday is the deadline for early discounted registration for a pair of multi-city and multi-date seminars led by Shlomo Perets of Microtype. 'Interactive PDFs with InDesign CS' and 'FrameMaker-to-Acrobat Advanced Techniques' will be held at various locations over the next few months. Perets is also the author of our 'PDF Best Practices' series of columns. Monday, January 12, 2004

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