IUPUI Program Strikes Deal With Adobe

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The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI has signed a technology agreement with Adobe Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: ADBE). The partnership includes free software licenses for students and teachers in the technical communication degree program. July 26, 2013

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Living in a global, mobile, always-on world, it is imperative that students learn and master technical industry tools for use in the business world. The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Adobe have partnered to provide free Adobe Technical Communication Suite (TCS) software to students in the school's new Technical Communication Bachelor of Science degree program as they prepare for their post college careers.

Adobe has provided 80 licenses to professors and students pursuing the new degree. Adobe TCS will allow students and educators to author, manage and publish interactive technical documents using FrameMaker 11, RoboHelp 10, Illustrator CS6, Captivate 6 and Presenter 8.

This package includes software that is not currently available to students and professors through Purdue School of Engineering and Technology's existing Adobe agreements. Adobe TCS will be available this fall in computer labs as well as on student and professor laptops; subscriptions are typically available for $69 per month.

"Adobe TCS will benefit our students as they learn leading industry tools that allow for increased productivity," said Corinne Renguette, Ph.D., acting director, technical communication program, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology. "We are excited about this partnership with Adobe and their donation of this new software that will play a large part in teaching our students about the industry."

About Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI:

The mission of the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI is to be one of the best urban university leaders in the disciplines of engineering and technology recognized locally, nationally and internationally. The school’s goal is to provide students an education that will give them the leverage to be leaders in their communities, industry and society. For additional information on the School of Engineering & Technology, go to www.engr.iupui.edu.

About Adobe Technical Communication Suite:

Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information. Adobe's award-winning software and technologies have set the standard for communication and collaboration for more than 25 years, bringing vital and engaging experiences to people across media and to every screen in their lives, at work and at play. Adobe's industry-leading Technical Communication products include the Technical Communication Suite, FrameMaker, RoboHelp, FrameMaker Publishing Server and RoboHelp Server.

Adobe RoboHelp 10 software is an easy-to-use authoring and multichannel, multiscreen HTML5 publishing solution. Deliver content to iPad and other tablets, smartphones, and desktops using output formats such as multiscreen HTML5, WebHelp, CHM, Adobe AIR Help, PDF, eBook, and native mobile apps. Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4 is a powerful, integrated toolkit with single-source authoring, rich multimedia integration, and multichannel, multiscreen HTML5 publishing capabilities. Adobe FrameMaker 11 software is a best-in-class authoring and publishing solution with one of the lowest transition costs and highest ROI for migration to XML.

Source: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis