Adobe releases Creative Suite 3 product line

Data Management
Adobe expands Creative Suite 3 product line
Adobe Systems Inc. announced the Adobe Creative Suite 3 product line. Adobe’s Creative Suite 3 line-up unites Adobe and Macromedia product innovation to provide designers and developers with options for all facets of print, Web, mobile, interactive, film and video production. There are six configurations of Adobe Creative Suite 3. These include: Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium and Design Standard editions; Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium and Web Standard editions and Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium. Rounding out the product line is Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection which combines 12 of Adobe’s design and development applications in a single box.

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium software integrates groundbreaking releases of Adobe InDesign CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe Flash CS3 Professional, and Adobe Dreamweaver CS3. Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional is also included as a key component of Design Premium.

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium software combines all of the Adobe applications that Web designers and developers require, including compelling Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Adobe Flash CS3 Professional, Adobe Fireworks CS3, Adobe Contribute CS3, including Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended, Adobe Illustrator CS3 and Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional.

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium offers integration across major releases of its video, audio and Web software, including Adobe After Effects CS3 Professional, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3, Adobe Encore CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe Flash CS3 Professional and Adobe Soundbooth CS3.

Adobe Device Central CS3 is designed to develop dynamic interfaces, mobile assets, applications and video content for mobile phones and hand-held consumer electronic devices. This software component is integrated in Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design, Web and Production Premium editions, as well as individual products, including flagship franchises such as Adobe Flash CS3 Professional, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 software.

Data Management
Sybase launches RFID Anywhere 3.1
Sybase iAnywhere announced enhancements to RFID Anywhere, the company’s software infrastructure that provides an environment for developing and managing robust, highly-distributed radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions. RFID Anywhere 3.1 has been certified to work with and will support LXE’s RX2 forklift RFID devices.

RFID Anywhere 3.1 offers key enhancements in a number of areas:

  • Enhanced support for vehicle-mounted devices, including the LXE RX2 forklift RFID device, providing enhanced on-device functionality
  • Updated connectors for Active RFID and RTLS devices to support the INCITS T20 standard
  • Support for the Point Six temperature sensor
  • Enhancing support for passive RFID with updates to existing hardware connectors and hardware connectors for Siemens SIMATIC RF
  • Administrator console improvements including the ability to deploy device firmware updates

Sybase iAnywhere plans to make RFID Anywhere 3.1 available in April 2007. To download a free development copy of RFID Anywhere, visit www.ianywhere.com/RFID.

Networking

Tsarfin announces availability of NetGong

Tsarfin Computing Ltd. announces the availability of NetGong 6.1, the company’s flagship product in the network monitoring software market.

NetGong is a network monitoring solution that allows network administrators, Webmasters and Internet service providers to monitor any networked device on the Internet, corporate intranet, or TCP/IP LAN and receive alerts immediately via audible alarm, message, e-mail or third-party software when a connection fails.

An essential addition to any network administrator’s personal toolkit, NetGong allows users to tailor it to their particular area of responsibility, from a single server to a small-office LAN to hundreds of devices within a large corporate network. Corporate network managers can use NetGong to distribute responsibility among IS staffers and complement existing network management systems. Small businesses can afford to employ NetGong for monitoring critical e-mail and Web servers.

NetGong runs on Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Server 2003, and Vista and requires no modification of monitored devices.

NetGong is available now at a list price of US$39.95 directly from Tsarfin Computing and authorized resellers. A free, 30-day evaluation copy of NetGong can be downloaded from the Web site at http://netgong.tsarfin.com.

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