Adobe launches AI tool that reads and summarizes PDF
Adobe recently released an AI assistant for its PDF tools, Acrobat and Reader. Users can ask for a summary of PDF files or ask specific questions about the content of the document.
Adobe is introducing a GenAI chatbot in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. The goal is to turn the trillions of PDF document... Read more
Microsoft Edge set to integrate Adobe Acrobat’s rendering engine
The switch to the Adobe technology will happen in spring 2023.
Adobe and Microsoft have announced that they will be integrating Adobe Acrobat's rendering technology into the Edge web browser starting in March, after which new versions of Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 and Windows 11 will roll out... Read more
Qoppa Software updates Java PDF development tools
The updated PDF processing and conversion SDK includes full Java 17 support, LTV-enabled signatures, PDF-X1/X3 conversion and font enhancements.
Qoppa develops PDF solutions. The firm recently released a new version of its Java PDF development tools and components.
Developers use Qoppa’s P... Read more
Microsoft launches new beta version of Microsoft Edge
Microsoft introduces a new beta version of Microsoft Edge: 100.0.1185.10. PDF previews were revamped. Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) sync on any device with an active Edge account.
On Thursday, members of the Microsoft Edge Beta Channel gained had access to a new build. PWA synchronization and PDF ... Read more
Amazon adds new “native” scanning capability to AWS Comprehend
The platform can now scan documents in native MS Word and Adobe PDF formats.
Amazon Web Services announced this week that they have added new features to their Amazon Comprehend service. Specifically, Comprehend now boasts the ability to extract custom details from documents in their native form... Read more
New Chrome features boost productivity and lower memory usage
Enhancements offer users a "productivity boost" during the pandemic, according to Google.
Last week Google introduced a slew of new features designed to help users get more out of the browser. Kayce Hawkins, Google's Product Manager for Chrome, detailed the new features in a blog post.
"Yest... Read more
Adobe integrates PDF ecosystem into Microsoft Power Automate
Adobe has added support for Microsoft Power Automate to Adobe Document Services. The service enables developers to perform PDF actions from their own software.
Document Services is a service that allows developers to build software that can perform tasks with PDF files. It consists of APIs that ... Read more
Google introduces tool for processing forms
Google has announced the Document AI Platform. The tool uses artificial intelligence and makes allows computers to automatically read documents like forms and import them into other databases.
According to Google, the Document AI Platform will save many companies a lot of manual work. Proceeding... Read more
Google Drive test offline save PDF and Office files
A new beta version of Google's G Suite allows users to store PDFs, Office documents and other files that are not from Google's own services offline in Drive. Offline saving was already possible with Docs, Sheets and Slides.
You can save offline by enabling the option 'Available offline', which can ... Read more
Zero-day in Chrome is used to collect information via PDFs
Security company EdgeSpot has discovered PDF documents that take advantage of a zero-day leak in Google Chrome's PDF viewer to collect information.
EdgeSpot has discovered two different sets of PDF files, one of which was distributed in October 2017 and the other in September 2018.
The first batch ... Read more