Access said Tuesday that it has tied up with US software developer Adobe Systems to enable car navigation systems and Internet-accessible home appliances to read PDF (portable document format) files. Users must pay for software to convert files into PDF, an electronic text format that Adobe developed, but can download software for read-only access free of charge.
Other than for personal computers, there are currently few browsers for reading PDF files. CONTINUE
COMMENTARY: Adobe’s PDF format is a de facto Web standard for cross-platform document viewing. It only makes sense to create a viewer that works with a cell phone browser. Looks like the celly is becoming even more like a PC.