Lenovo To Package Adobe Tools On PCs In Education Market
Posted July 31, 2006 10:57 a.m. EDT
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Computer manufacturer
will package software tools from Adobe on personal computers, laptops and table PCs sold in the U.S. education market.
Lenovo, which is moving its headquarters to the Triangle and building new facilities in Morrisville, and Adobe announced the packaging deal Monday morning.
ThinkCentre desktops, table and ThinkPad laptops will be equipped with Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 and Premiere Elements 2.0. The tools will enable students and teachers to utilize digital imaging and video editing applications.
"Increasingly, digital communication skills are essential to succeed in the classroom as well as the global marketplace," said Scott Smith, president of Lenovo Americas. "Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements help provide a foundation for developing those skills, and are an important part of Lenovo's offering to education customers. In addition, digital imaging and digital video are tools that can help teachers present subjects such as math, history or science in a more visual and interactive way."