Archive for October, 2007

Adobe Wins Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award

Adobe Systems today announced it was honored this evening with the Corporate Achievement Award from Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Presented as part of the 2007 National Design Awards, the Corporate Achievement Award recognizes corporations that help advance the relationship between design and quality of life.

The 2007 National Design Awards nominations were solicited from a committee of more than 800 leading designers, educators, journalists, cultural figures and corporate leaders from every state in the nation. A jury of experts, chosen by Cooper-Hewitt, selected finalists and winners in each category. First launched in 2000 as a project of the White House Millennium Council, the National Design Awards were established to promote excellence and innovation in design

Adobe and the BBC Announce Strategic Relationship Around Web Video

The BBC and Adobe today announced a strategic relationship around the delivery of Web video. By adopting Flash Player software, the BBC will make its free service for downloading TV content—BBC iPlayer—available over the Internet. BBC iPlayer is cross platform, available for Macintosh, Linux and Windows.

The strategic relationship will also allow the BBC to provide a single consistent user experience for the majority of streamed video and audio content on their Web site.

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