Adobe AlterCast Automates Image Updating
Adobe Systems Inc. on Monday announced its foray into Web services with a free update to its existing technology that brings dynamic imaging to Web services.Adobe Systems Inc. on Monday announced its foray into Web services with a free update to its existing technology that brings dynamic imaging to Web services. The free update is to its Adobe AlterCast, which delivers dynamic imaging to Web services and supports the major Web services architectures and application server platforms, such as Sun Microsystems Inc.s Sun ONE, IBM Corp.s Web services initiative and WebSphere, Microsoft Corp.s .Net and Oracle Corp.s Oracle 9iAS.
Adobe announced AlterCast at the end of January "as part of an effort to take our desktop intellectual property and put it on the server," said Gregg Brown, group product manager for Adobe AlterCast servers. The product automates the task of updating images for the Web, print, and wireless devices, the San Jose, Calif., company said.