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Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Scene7®, a technology innovator in real-time rich media delivery services. Adobe plans to offer and expand these interactive publishing services as it extends the online presence of its flagship creative technologies. Most of Scene7’s employees are expected to join Adobe, with chief executive officer Doug Mack taking the position of vice president, Creative Solutions Services at Adobe. “Scene7 has done a great job developing a sophisticated system that underpins the online delivery of high-fidelity imagery and dynamic assets,” said John Loiacono, senior vice president of Creative Solutions at Adobe. “This acquisition will help Adobe build out a robust Internet infrastructure, allowing us to further develop Scene7’s brand-name custome... (more)

Adobe's Christophe Coenraets: "Flex Can Transform the User Experience on the Web"

Working, as he does uniquely well at conference after conference, with live demos and no offline safety-net, Adobe's senior technology evangelist Christophe Coenraets (pictured) delivered his session "Extending AJAX with Flex" to an audience of completely enraptured developers, architects, and IT managers in the Grand Ballroom of The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City at SYS-CON Events' "Real-World Flex" One-Day Seminar. The title could equally well have been  "How Flex Can Transform the User Experience on the Web," Coenraets noted - since they are really two different ways of sayi... (more)

Adobe Improving Data Flows Through PDF with Ricoh

Adobe Systems and Ricoh have agreed to develop and co-market document scanning, security and print solutions based on Adobe PDF. The integration of Adobe LiveCycle Policy Server software, Adobe print and scan technologies with Ricoh Document Solutions and its multifunction (MFP) and laser printer (LP) devices will transform the way knowledge workers convert paper processes into more secure digital workflows. Now, the scan of a printed page to a searchable, more secure, and compact Adobe PDF file can initiate a mission critical process. Knowledge workers can establish more secure ... (more)

JBoss Uses Adobe Flex to Build New Web-Based Mail Client

The JBoss Mail Server (JBMS) has been recently re-branded for its upcoming 1.0 release as "JBoss Collaboration Server." The web-based mail client component of the whole collaboration server package, says JBoss's Andy Oliver, is "spellbinding." The JBMS team used Adobe Flex 2.0. James Ward, a Technical Evangelist for Flex at Adobe, notes that the Flex 2.0 SDK is free to develop with and deploy:  and that Flex's source is open. "Flex & Flash are greatly influenced by Customer Advisory Boards and private & public beta groups," Ward explains. "Although it's not as formal as the JCP, i... (more)

Adobe Announces MAX 2006 Conference and Fourth Annual MAX Awards

Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) announced the Adobe MAX 2006 Conference, to be held Oct. 23-26 in Las Vegas. MAX 2006 will give developers and designers a forum to network, share ideas, get hands-on technical training from certified experts, gain new skills and learn about new and emerging Adobe products and technologies. Adobe also announced the call for entries for the fourth annual Adobe MAX Awards, which recognize customer achievement in eight different categories. With the conference theme of "Beyond Boundaries," the event will feature keynotes by Adobe CEO Bruce ... (more)