Latest Technical communication tools Stories

2008-09-18 06:00:23

Design and desktop publishing software provider Adobe Systems has reported a decline of 7% in net income to $191.6m for the third quarter 2008, on revenue up 4% at $887.3m. The decline in profit was attributed to a 10% increase in operating expenses, while the revenue growth was attributed to strong Acrobat and LiveCycle sales. Operating income during the quarter declined 14% to $219.46m from the year-ago quarter, while diluted EPS grew 3% to $0.35. The company said product revenue grew...

2008-09-10 00:00:07

At IBC2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) is showcasing advanced video and new media technologies that are enabling broadcasters and media professionals to create, deliver, and monetize dynamic media across disparate platforms and devices. Highlights of the show include previews of the next version of Adobe(R) Creative Suite(R) Production Premium and Adobe Flash(R) Media Server software, as well as the introduction of Adobe Flash Media Encoding Server software (see separate press...

2008-09-10 00:00:07

Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe(R) Flash(R) Media Encoding Server software, a scalable, high-performance solution for preparing content from a vast range of formats for delivery in the ubiquitous Adobe Flash format. Adobe Flash Media Encoding Server is a new addition to the Adobe Flash Media Server family of products, which includes Adobe Flash Media Interactive Server 3, Adobe Flash Media Streaming Server 3 and Adobe Flash Media Rights Management Server...

2008-09-09 09:00:12

Transitive(R) Corporation, the leading provider of cross-platform virtualization solutions, today announced the release of QuickTransit(R) for Solaris(TM)/x86 with Adobe(R) Reader(R), a free product that allows users of the Solaris/x86 operating system to enjoy the full functionality of the popular Adobe Reader software from Adobe. The new product will remain available until Adobe ships its version of Adobe Reader for Solaris/x86 in 2009. QuickTransit for Solaris/x86 with Adobe Reader is...

2008-08-13 09:00:40

Just as the printing press revolutionized documentation, new communication technologies continue to improve how information is created and delivered. Desktop publishing has been effective at creating individual documents, but now with the focus on content reuse, the technical writing team as a whole will need to focus on a new process and workflow. In an upcoming webinar, JustSystems and Scriptorium Publishing will address the challenges associated with this paradigm shift and present...

2008-08-05 18:00:10

Omtool, Ltd. (OTCBB:OMTL), a leading provider of document capture and handling solutions, today announced new enhancements to its Swiftwriter Plug-In software that extend the integration of Adobe(R) Acrobat(R) and Adobe Reader(R) software with document management systems (DMS). This new version provides users in document-intensive businesses, such as the legal industry, with a seamless experience when managing and moving PDF documents in and out of their DMS. This latest release of the...

2008-07-07 09:00:18

TerraGo(R) Technologies, the visionary provider of tools, technology and know-how for building collaborative geospatial applications (GeoApps), announced today that it has signed an Alliance Agreement with Adobe Systems Incorporated. As part of the agreement, Adobe will provide support for TerraGo's GeoPDF(R) in the new Adobe Acrobat(R) 9 software. In addition, TerraGo will fully support consumption of geo-enabled PDF files from Adobe and other vendors, allowing customers to easily build and...

2008-06-16 21:00:00

Adobe Systems today reported strong results for its second quarter, with $886.9 million in revenue, up 19 percent from the same period last year, and $214.9 million in net income, or an increase of 40 percent over the second quarter of 2007. The company said diluted earnings per share were 40 cents, exceeding its own projections. The favorable report came as little surprise, as Adobe had announced last month that it expected to hit the high end of its own forecast for sales and revenue....

2008-06-04 13:06:17

Adobe Systems Inc is offering a new service that seeks to challenge Microsoft, Google and other companies who provide online document sharing services.   Adobe's service, a free online collaboration suite that allows people to create, share and store documents online, as well as hold web conferences to discuss changes, will compete with Google Apps and Microsoft Office Live Workspace.The launch of the Acrobat.com community site was unveiled along with the new version of Adobe's...

2005-10-03 13:02:32

SEATTLE -- Microsoft Corp. said on Monday that the next version of its Office program will be able to save documents in the PDF format, a popular method of sharing documents between different computers and software programs. Being able to save Office documents as PDFs was a feature that more than 120,000 users have requested every month, said Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft's senior vice president of Office product development. Portable Document Format, developed by Adobe Systems Inc. allows users...

Latest Technical communication tools Reference Libraries

2010-10-01 18:20:53

A computer terminal is an electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into a computer and displaying it. Although the first terminals were cost efficient, they were very slow compared to punched cards for input. As the technology enhanced and video displays were introduced, timesharing systems were developed and evolved to make up for any other problems. A terminal functions to display data and assist with data input. Historically, the first terminals were...

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