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Adobe Introduces Mobile Way to Convert Documents into PDFs



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Adobe is introducing Vision, enabling smart phone users to turn their mobile devices into a portable PDF Scanner.

The app works with the newly released Galaxy Note 9 and can log expense receipts, save business cards, store class notes, file tax documents for digital safekeeping and more.

Using the camera on the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung’s intelligent assistant, Bixby Vision, automatically recognizes documents in its field of view and suggests opening them in Adobe Scan.

Once launched, Adobe Scan uses artificial intelligence in Adobe Sensei to automatically detect a document’s boundaries, correct perspectives, remove shadows, and enhance text for a sharp and easy to read Adobe PDF.

People can access and modify saved scans within the app or, because Adobe Scan converts an image into an Adobe PDF, they can unlock additional functionality like search, annotate, send for signature, review with teams, and more, by launching Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Acrobat Reader.

With Adobe Scan, users can expect:

  • Scan Documents in an Instant: The Adobe Scan integration with Samsung’s Bixby Vision means that the moment you’re faced with a paper document, all you have to do is aim your camera at it, and Bixby and Adobe Scan will handle the rest.
  • Make Your Scans Shine: Once in Adobe Scan, users can enjoy all of the powerful tools that come with the app, including capture, crop, clean, rotate, adjust color and brightness, reorder, delete or add pages and then save and share.
  • Create Powerful PDFs: With its automatic text recognition (OCR), Adobe Scan turns any paper item—a document, receipt, form, booklet, or note— into a supercharged, powerful Adobe PDF. Scan an English-language business card and Adobe Scan, powered by Adobe Sensei, automatically detects the card, recognizes and extracts pertinent information, and adds it to your device’s contacts.
  • Put Adobe Document Cloud to work for you: Adobe Scan documents are automatically connected to the world’s best PDF services in Adobe Document Cloud. Modify, manage, create and fill forms, sign, and so much more by opening Adobe Acrobat Reader directly from Adobe Scan.

For more information about this release, visit www.adobe.com.


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