The day has finally come Adobe is starting to recognize Linux a little more. It was announced today that Adobe will be releasing a free version of its Adobe® Reader® software and Adobe PDF for a consumer electronics version of the Linux® platform. It's not Photoshop, but hey it's a good start. The first company to make good use of this software will by Sony with its Sony HDD AV Navi XYZ series. This series will debut in the Japanese market first.
New Adobe Reader for Linux Included with Sony Car Navigation System for Viewing Wide Range of PDF Content On-the-Go
Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced it is delivering the free, ubiquitous Adobe® Reader® software and Adobe PDF for a consumer electronics version of the Linux® platform. The company also announced Sony Corporation will be the first to embed the product, with its newly announced car navigation system for the Japanese market, the Sony HDD AV Navi XYZ series.
Now, consumers will have new ways to access information in Adobe PDF without being connected to a PC. Using products based on the consumer electronics version of Linux, users can harness Adobe Reader and PDF, the intelligent document format that ensures content will appear exactly as intended by the author across a wide range of devices.
News source: Firefly Press Office