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New Delhi, November 23, 2016: Software major Adobe on Wednesday released new scanning functionality in Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile for iOS and Android smartphones and tablet users.

With the new scanning component directly into the Reader mobile app, users now have the ability to snap a picture of anything and turn that ‘scan’ into a signable, shareable, storable and secure PDF for free.


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Recently, Adobe unveiled Adobe Sensei, a new framework and set of intelligent services built into the Adobe Cloud Platform for improving customer experiences.

“Leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning capabilities in Adobe Sensei, our engineers at Adobe India have played an instrumental role in developing the all new mobile Scan feature innovation in Acrobat Reader,” said Shanmugh Natarajan, Executive Director & VP (Products), Adobe India.

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It uses features like PDF boundary detection, perspective correction and enhanced text sharpness -” making scanning from paper to PDF on mobile faster and easier than ever before,” Natarajan added.

More than 300 million people are using the free Acrobat Reader mobile app to view, annotate, send and save PDFs at home and in the office.

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“The release of the new Scan feature in Acrobat Reader mobile is the latest example of how Document Cloud uses sophisticated technology to make the lives of our customers easier and more productive,” added Kulmeet Bawa, Managing Director, Adobe South Asia.

With the “Scan” feature, people can capture multiple scans of forms, receipts, contracts, post-its, whiteboards, and more and turn them into storable and shareable PDFs. (IANS)


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