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Adobe Launches Adobe Connect 9

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Adobe Systems has launched the Adobe Connect 9, the latest version of the company’s Web conferencing software for enterprises and government agencies worldwide. Adobe Connect 9 delivers an all-in-one solution for producing webinars, as well as innovations in mobile-to-mobile collaboration and mobile learning.

Top new capabilities include:

Customizable Event Landing Pages and Catalogs – Templates enable quick creation of landing pages, speaker information, registration pages and login pages. Templates can be customized using rich components, including images, tables, charts and carousels.

Template-based Email Content and Triggers – Either standard or custom, email templates can be developed using drag-and-drop capabilities. Email triggers can be created for specified registration groups at predefined times.

Engagement Dashboard – Monitor event engagement in real time. A color-coded meter helps event hosts track message effectiveness. Critical information can be tracked to improve future events.

Online Analytics – Event organizers can analyze participant engagement and identify the most effective meeting elements and topics. Dynamic analytics capabilities provide real-time insight into the performance of individual marketing promotions and programs as a whole.

Advanced Mobile Support for Meetings and Training – Meeting hosts enjoy greater flexibility presenting from mobile devices, leveraging whiteboard and annotation tools and the ability to share documents from tablets, as well as the cloud. Instructors can manage virtual classrooms from devices with the same presenter and sharing options, as well as breakout room control.

Adobe Connect 9 is expected to be available worldwide on an on-premise basis and begin rollout on a hosted basis in calendar Q3 2012. Adobe Connect Mobile 2.0 for Apple iOS, Android and BlackBerry PlayBook is also expected to be available in calendar Q3 2012.

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