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)
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 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)
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 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)