Posts tagged "Competition"

Win an iPad 3!! Scenario-Training Contest…

After the eLearning team’s successful HTML5 contest for Adobe Captivate on our Facebook Page, we’re launching a global contest for the best Scenario-based training content created using Adobe Captivate. This contest is live now on our Facebook page.

http://blogs.adobe.com/captivate/2012/03/another-chance-to-win-an-ipad-3-scenario-training-contest.html

http://www.facebook.com/adobecaptivate?sk=app_330047467045888

Contest Rules:

  1. Upload any scenario-based course created using Adobe Captivate. For examples of scenario-based courses, visit http://bit.ly/A6MVqG or http://bit.ly/xMkBBz
  2. Publish the content as a Flash SWF file. In Captivate’s output options check both the ‘zip file’ and ‘export to HTML’ options.
  3. Any content that is considered inappropriate and reflects badly on the Adobe brand will be removed
  4. Entries will be evaluated based on; application of eLearning and Instructional Design principles, overall aesthetic appeal, use of interaction to create a plausible and relevant scenario (given the selected topic) and use of Adobe Captivate’s features (Advanced Actions, Interactions, Media etc.)
  5. An individual can submit multiple entries.

Prizes:

  1. Two winners will be chosen. Each will receive the new Third Generation 32 GB iPad (WiFi)
    One winner will be based on the number of ‘Likes’ he/ she receives. So ensure that you not only create some awesome content, but also drum up some support for your content.
    The other winner would be chosen by a panel of judges. To find the very best, we have assembled an amazing panel of judges that features experts in interactive learning design and training. The panel will be asked to judge the finalists according to creativity, quality of implementation and fit with the contest theme. Judges: Lieve Weymeis, Christy Tucker, Allen Partridge, and Joe Ganci.
  2. Have Questions or Need Help? Post on our Facebook Page or email ahagarag@adobe.com

Timeline:

Contest Start Date: 13th March 2012
Contest End Date: 13th April 2012
We will announce the winners in the fourth week of April 2012

Photoshop Sneek Peeks

 If you’re interested in what a future version of Photoshop may offer, you must check out Adobe Photoshop Sneak Peeks on YouTube: www.youtube.com/photoshop

There is also a competition for Photoshop enthusiasts as follows:

We’re on the hunt for the Next Photoshop Evangelist! Submit a 2 minute video showcasing your “Hidden Gem” in Photoshop CS5. Hidden Gems are lesser-known features or new uses for commonly used tools that people may not already know about. The winner will receive a trip to Photoshop World, the opportunity to showcase their Hidden Gem live at the show, time with the product team, Creative Suite 5.5 Design Standard & more. The deadline for entries is March 5.

There is a blog post explaining the competition at: http://adobe.ly/xRybbK

Plus a Facebook contest tab at: http://on.fb.me/yMckh7

Please note the following:  *NO PUR. NEC. Open to 50 U.S. (excl. RI), D.C., Canada (excl. Quebec), the UK and Germany. 18+. Rules: http://bit.ly/ArKueY

Premiere Market Share

If you find yourself in a competitive situation with Fianl Cut Pro, these facts and figures will be of use.

Adobe Premiere Pro beat Final Cut Pro to 64-bit on the Mac platform by more than a year, introducing the breakthrough Mercury Engine and much more.  Here’s how the market has reacted… Summary of the numbers we are sharing with the public:

  • Adobe’s Professional Video Business grew 22% year-over-year (compared to Apple’s stated 15 percent growth in Pro Video) – the video industry on the whole grew on average of 7% year over year.
  • 30% growth of actual unit volume. (seats of software)
  • 44% revenue growth on the Mac Platform in the past year.
  • 45% growth on Mac unit volume

Premiere Pro

  • Growth Premiere Pro of over 1.5 million seats to 2.3 million in 2010 (compared to Apple’s stated ”just over 2 million”)
  • This does not include legacy seats and is not based on upgrades.
  • Its completely new software seats of Premiere Pro.

It’s worth watching Jim Guerard’s video about the vision for pro video here:

 http://tv.adobe.com/watch/industry-trends/adobes-vision-for-professional-video/