Datalogics releases Adobe Reader Mobile SDK with support for PlayBook and BlackBerry 10 devices



Chicago, IL, August 30, 2012 — Chicago-based Datalogics, Inc., the premier source for Adobe PDF and eBook technologies, today announced the availability of the Adobe Reader Mobile SDK for BlackBerry® PlayBook™ and BlackBerry 10 smartphones early next year.. With this toolkit, software developers and publishers can now build and deploy branded, customized eReaders for BlackBerry PlayBook tablets and future BlackBerry 10 devices. Adobe Reader Mobile SDK for BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10 is available exclusively through Datalogics.

The Adobe Reader Mobile SDK is Adobe’s EPUB and PDF rendering technology for eBook apps and devices. It powers hundreds of apps and devices which act as the front end of Adobe’s end-to-end eBook ecosystem. This ecosystem is used worldwide by thousands of publishers, libraries and content providers selling and lending millions of eBooks.

Social eReading platform leader Copia Interactive will be one of the first customers to utilize the PlayBook port of Adobe Reader Mobile SDK. “RIM customers around the world will enjoy digital content powered by Copia, the platform of choice for Higher Education in the USA, powering over 900 university eBookstores and other major retailers. Copia is increasingly the choice for discerning partners around the world, including the largest ecommerce group in Brazil, the leading Spanish K-12 educational publisher and the Australian Publishers, among others,” states Andrew Lowinger, CEO at Copia. “We are excited to extend our solution to the RIM platform and happy to work with Datalogics.”

Martyn Mallick, VP Global Alliances and Business Development at RIM adds, “Our BlackBerry PlayBook users continue to find innovative, useful and fun ways to utilize their devices, and eReading is one such activity. We are happy to have collaborated with Adobe technology vendor Datalogics to enable software developers worldwide to deploy eReading apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook and for BlackBerry 10 smartphones early next year.”

Adobe Reader Mobile SDK for BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10 is available immediately to all existing licensees.

About Adobe Reader Mobile SDK

The Adobe Reader Mobile SDK enables third-party developers to support EPUB and PDF eBook display, including Adobe Content Server protected documents, on reading devices and in smartphone applications. RMSDK is delivered as source-code and includes reference implementations for several platforms including BlackBerry 10, iOS, Android and Windows desktop. Included in our RMSDK distribution is source code and project files for DL Reader, a fully-featured ready-to-deploy customizable eReading app.


About Datalogics

Chicago-based Datalogics, Incorporated, an Adobe Portfolio Company, has dedicated over 45 years to delivering the highest quality software technologies and services which meet the most demanding customer needs. Datalogics is the premier source for Adobe eBook and PDF developer technologies, including the Adobe PDF Library, Datalogics PDF Java Toolkit, Datalogics PDF Alchemist, Adobe Normalizer, Active Textbook, Adobe Content Server, and Adobe Reader Mobile SDK. Datalogics is a member of the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) and the Readium Foundation, and is on the board of the PDF Association.

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