Adobe Expands Adobe Reader and PDF Reach on Consumer Electronics Devices

Jun 11, 2004

Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced it is delivering the free 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 recently announced car navigation system for the Japanese market, the Sony HDD AV Navi XYZ series. The combination of Adobe Reader and Sony's new HDD Navi XYZ series is intended to enable customers to access PDF files they encounter on the Web or receive via email anytime, anywhere while traveling by car. As a result, consumers can view and interact with PDF content, including tourist books, digital photographs, and multimedia, while in an automobile.