scanR Inc. announced that it is working with
Adobe to deliver a new mobile application for select BlackBerry smart
phones and the iPhone 3GS to enable any time, anywhere access to
Acrobat.com. The mobile application enhances the Acrobat.com suite of
online services by letting users view and share files in their accounts
by simply using their smart phones. scanR, the leading online service
that enables camera phones to scan, print and fax, will provide the
first mobile access point for Acrobat.com. With scanR providing a
tightly-integrated mobile extension to Acrobat.com, the combined
offering gives users unparalleled functionality and convenience with a
mobile business center in the palm of their hands.
The new Acrobat.com mobile application will allow people to use their BlackBerry smart phones or iPhone 3GS to:
- Capture physical documents, forms, notes and whiteboards digitally
o Easily snap a picture of a physical document or whiteboard.
o Pictures are converted automatically to genuine, searchable PDF files, stored and accessible on Acrobat.com.
- Share files
o Easily share files with other people from a smart phone by sending a link to the shared file on Acrobat.com.
- Stay organized
o Access and manage files stored on Acrobat.com from a smart phone, regardless of file size.
- Print on-the-go
o Send a document stored on Acrobat.com from a smart phone to a nearby fax machine for printing.
- Mobile fax
o Fax documents to over 200 countries directly from a smart phone.
"Adobe understands the importance of delivering a compelling mobile
experience, and we are excited about our work with scanR to enable
mobile users to access Acrobat.com from their smart phones," said Rick
Treitman, director of product management for Acrobat.com. "In addition,
we recognize the importance of transforming paper based information
into digital form, and scanR represents an exciting step forward in
making it easy for anyone to capture and share information through a
device that is always in your pocket." Acrobat.com mobile runs on
select smart phones, including BlackBerry Curve 8900, Tour, Storm,
Storm 2, Bold 9700, and Apple iPhone 3GS.
"The US smart phone market is now shipping scanR-ready devices in
volume from leading handset OEM's like RIM and Apple," said Rudy Ruano,
Chief Executive Officer of scanR. "Mobile extensions have become a
critical component of any cloud based service, and we are proud to be a
part of this complete business solution."
Acrobat.com has over 6 million users and is gaining 100,000 new users
every week. scanR's award winning service has been downloaded over 2
million times in over 220 countries.