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 digital workflows for scanned documents, adding user
permissions and policies, encryption, digital signatures, and time stamps
certified by trusted authorities.
"Ricoh has been an important Adobe partner since 1999. By partnering in the
areas of PostScript and PDF, the two companies helped sha... (more)
In our annual round-up of technology predictions, Yakov Fain -
editor-in-chief of SYS-CON's Flex Developer's Journal - says "Flash Player
will remain the best deployment platform for rich Internet applications.
While Microsoft is trying to come up with a competitive delivering platform
for RIA, it’s not going to happen in 2008. Silverlight 1.0 is a good
start, the next version (1.1) will be even better, but it’ll take time
to release a product that can do more than streaming multimedia."
Yakov Fain is a managing principal of Farata Systems, consulting, training
and pr... (more)
Broadcom and Adobe Systems announced an engineering collaboration to enable
hardware accelerated playback of high definition (HD) Adobe Flash technology
based video content on platforms powered by Intel Atom processors. This
collaboration paves the way for rich, seamless entertainment experiences on
Intel Atom processor enabled netbooks and nettops, offering users new options
for accessing and engaging with Web content from popular online providers
As a result of this work, Adobe Flash Player software, a key component of the
Adobe Flash Platform, will be optimized and... (more)
With its free features, such as the Flex SDK, Flex 2 uses Adobe's ubiquitous
Flash Player as its runtime, which is why Adobe can confidently predict
millions of users and 1,000,000 developers. That, according to Flex Product
Manager Eric Anderson (pictured), is the key to understanding the potential
of Flex: it is going to have the widest reach of any other technology in the
Anderson's talk was particularly useful for anyone wishing to master Flex
Data Services, and his demos were well received by the completely full Grand
Ballroom at SYS-CON Events' "Real-World Flex" One-... (more)
Mansour Raad (pictured), from "the 800-pound gorilla when it comes to
mapping," ESRI, is the senior software architect behind ArcWeb Services, the
next-generation mapping unit of ESRI that creates and serves up 6 million
maps a day on the fly in real time (www.arcwebservices.com): a real-world
proof point for what ESRI is doing – the real-world deployment of Flex
on literally a massive scale.
Our motto at ESRI, declared Raad, is "program with a smile on your face and
love in your heart."
Using the Flex infrastructure, data does not have to be static, he explained.
Plus "We... (more)