Adobe and Nokia Join Forces to Bring Consumers a Complete Video Editing Solution
Award-winning Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 software for video capture, editing and sharing to ship with the new Nokia N93.
BERLIN, Hong Kong and SAN JOSE, Calif. — April 25, 2006 —Nokia, the global leader in mobility, and Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: ADBE), today announced that the standard sales pack of the new Nokia N93 mobile device will incorporate Adobe® Premiere® Elements 2.0 software for Windows XP®. With Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0, video captured using the Nokia N93 can now be transferred to compatible desktop PC’s to edit, burn to DVD, and export to other formats for Web streaming and e-mail. Delivered free of charge to Nokia N93 customers, Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 (valued at US$99.99) will further enhance the video capture and sharing experience.
Featuring DVD-like video capture at 30 frames-per-second, a 3.2 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and 3x optical zoom with video stabilization, the Nokia N93 offers users digital camcorder benefits without compromising mobile phone functionality and ease of use. Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 software brings Nokia N93 users unparalleled control and multiple options for creative digital video editing with a self-adjusting workspace and DVD menu customization. With Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0, owners of Nokia N93 can experiment with hundreds of professional transitions and effects and burn videos to DVD, one of many formats the software supports.
“The video capture quality of our new Nokia N93 is so good, we felt that providing users with great, easy-to-use editing and DVD burning software was an absolute must,” said Mike Butler, vice president of solution creation and delivery for Multimedia, Nokia. “Thanks to the collaboration with Adobe, we are able to offer people a comprehensive digital imaging and video experience. With Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0, you can easily turn those high-quality video clips captured with Nokia N93 into great home movies. And even better, you can burn them on a DVD to share with friends and family.”
“The rapid proliferation of mobile devices like the Nokia N93 have altered the way consumers capture life events,” said Deborah Whitman, vice president of product management for Digital Imaging at Adobe. “Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 addresses the need to be nimble and gives people fun options to share high-quality video output just as quickly as they shot it, preserving the spontaneity of the experience.”
Adobe Photoshop® Album Starter Edition 3.0 software is also included in the standard Nokia N93 sales pack and allows consumers to fix their high-quality digital photos utilizing the large screen of a compatible PC. With Adobe Photoshop Album Starter Edition 3.0, cropping, rotating, and red eye reduction can be carried out in just a few seconds.
Nokia and Adobe have been cooperating on providing users with complete imaging solutions since early 2004. Nokia also licenses Macromedia® Flash® technology from Adobe and recently announced the creation of Nokia PRO: Flash Zone, a new support program to turbo-charge the development of Flash content for Nokia handsets. Nokia has already announced several handsets that integrate Flash Lite™ technology which have started shipping in select markets worldwide.
Pricing and Availability
Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 will be available in the standard sales pack of the new Nokia N93 in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, and Americas markets. The Nokia N93 is expected to become available in July 2006, with an estimated, unsubsidized sales price of approximately 550 euros.
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