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Adobe Systems is hosting a pair of free Acrobat developer
workshops -- designed to show how Adobe's technologies can
help organizations maintain control over how, when, and by
whom documents are accessed -- in conjunction with the
security-focused RSA Conference 2005 in San Francisco.
Kofax has announced an agreement to integrate Adobe
Systems' LiveCycle Barcoded Forms into its Ascent Capture
platform, enabling companies, government agencies, and large
organizations which process large volumes of paper forms to
automate the collection of form data for use in business
applications and databases.
The newly revised, PDF-based "Dietary Guidelines for
Americans 2005" from the federal government suggests that
citizens eat smarter and less, and exercise regularly and
The current issue of John Deubert's free monthly
newsletter features articles on "Exporting Form Data to a Spreadsheet in Acrobat 7" for Acrobat users and "A Bulletproof Minimum Linewidth" for PostScript techies.
Adobe Systems announces that its Acrobat 7.0 software is now shipping,
as is its new LiveCycle Policy Server.
BinaryThing, the parent company of Planet PDF, PDF Store,
ARTS PDF and other Acrobat/PDF-oriented business ventures, is
expressing its concern and support for the Asian disaster
relief efforts through several fund-raising efforts aimed at
helping the survivors of the December 26, 2004 earthquake and
tsunami in the Indian Ocean region.
We've randomly selected and notified the winners in our
recent collaborative promotion with Adobe Systems to give
away copies of the company's recently announced Acrobat 7.0
A late drop in share price near the close of Q4 failed to dim the optimism of Adobe's faithful as the software giant reported record revenue figures. Adobe's strong financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 3, 2004 came on the strength of Adobe Acrobat and Creative Suite adoption, and were assisted by the penetration of Acrobat and the Intelligent Document Platform into enterprise markets.
Adobe Systems has posted the official release of its free
Adobe Reader 7.0 software, offering enhanced features and
Adobe Systems has begun selling both the full version of and
upgrades to its Acrobat 7.0 family of software products,
currently available only for online purchase and immediate
download from its Adobe Store.
Adobe Systems Incorporated announced it has acquired OKYZ S.A. -- a privately held French company specializing in 3D collaboration software. The acquisition allows Adobe to make good use of OKYZ's technology by adding 3D functionality to Adobe's enterprise process management system, the Intelligent Document Platform (IDP).
On the verge of the expected release of version 7.0 of its
Acrobat family of products before year's end, Adobe Systems
has posted update patches for the English and Japanese
versions of Acrobat 6.x (Professional and Standard) and the
free Adobe Reader 6.x.
We've named the final pair of winners in our now-closed promotional contest to give away eight copies of the "PDF Print Production Guide, Second Edition," by Joseph Marin and Julie Shaffer of GATF. The updated book covers PDF and production workflow solutions, Acrobat 6, Mac OS X, print-related PDF plug-ins, and an introduction to PDF forms.
Based on his own recent successes, a Canadian magazine
publisher proclaims there is a market for multimedia-rich,
interactive publications in PDF -- and reader feedback
suggests he's right in advocating more enlightened editorial
and advertising applications of the format.
Apple's iTunes Music Store addresses one of the shortcomings of downloaded music by offering a PDF-based booklet containing liner notes (and more) with U2's recently released 446-song "digital boxset" collection.