|Adobe MAX awards 2006|
Nic Rossmüller : November 5th 2006 - 09:00 CET
Adobe MAX awards 2006 : Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the winners of the 2006 MAX Awards. Selected from hundreds of submissions from leading businesses and developers worldwide, the eight winners demonstrate the most innovative, groundbreaking customer projects built with Adobe solutions in the past year. Adobe is highlighting the winners at its annual customer conference, MAX 2006, where attendees also selected a people's choice winner. “The breadth and quality of the MAX 2006 Award nominations were astounding,” said Bruce Chizen, Adobe CEO. “Our customers continue to demonstrate the unique capabilities of Adobe solutions to bring new power and flexibility to business processes and greater richness to online experiences.” |
Adobe MAX awards - Winners|
It's inspiring for Adobe to work with so many industry innovators.Winners and finalists for the 2006 MAX Awards were selected by a team of Adobe judges. Selection criteria included design and development, usability, application of Adobe solutions, returns to business, and effectiveness at building and extending corporate brands. The winner of the People's Choice Award was selected by Adobe MAX attendees.
Achievement - Charter One Bank - Electronic Document Preparation and Delivery
Leveraging the reach of the Web and the power of Adobe LiveCycle solutions, Charter One worked with integrator Four Point Solutions to implement a system for generating legally compliant, accurate loan packets for first mortgages and lines of credit. The lengthy digital packets are delivered instantly as Adobe PDF files to loan settlement agents nationwide.
Advertising and Branding - Volkswagen GTI Features
Most online tools for building dream cars often fail to impress customers and get them truly excited about purchasing vehicles. Creative firms Crispin, Porter + Bogusky and IQ Interactive set out to change that. In their work with Volkswagen, the firms created an engaging ad campaign and a Web site that allowed customers to configure cars, watch short films about them, receive PDF brochures with details about the customized cars, and then schedule joyrides with local dealers.
Industry Innovator - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
The world-renowned Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania used Adobe Flex and Macromedia ColdFusion to develop a dynamic course registration system that enables MBA students to act as buyers and sellers who trade seats to win spots in the school's most popular courses. The powerful rich Internet application sets new standards in technology integration and reinforces Wharton's reputation as a technology and education leader.
Interactive Process Management - Verizon Wireless - Smart Flyer
Using Adobe LiveCycle solutions, Verizon automated the creation of personalized flyers that provide up-to-date information about a customer's negotiated pricing, service terms, and other details. The smart flyers are delivered as Adobe PDF files to customers, while completed and returned flyers are routed automatically to appropriate Verizon staff for processing.
Media and Entertainment - Click.TV
Click.TV is redefining how people experience video on the Web. The Click.TV interface, designed with Adobe solutions, overcomes limitations of traditional play/pause interfaces and enables users to add comments to points inside videos for easy navigation or create customized highlight reels of a video.
Mobile and Devices - Poolside Air Hockey
Popular developer The Design Assembly is setting new standards for the quality and interactivity of games delivered to mobile devices. Its most recent creation, Poolside Air Hockey, is a case in point. The engaging, 3-D air hockey game was created using Adobe solutions and includes different manga-style characters waiting to be challenged in an interactive game.
RIA / Web Development - Dorado ChannelMaster 4
One of the newest rich Internet applications from home-lending application leader Dorado uses Adobe solutions to drive a powerful dashboard that improves mortgage application processing for lenders and borrowers. Within seconds, lending staff can update borrowers with current information, take action on missing data, request more information, submit orders for third-party services, and initiate other critical activities.
Training and Collaboration - TeachCTA
Developer MultiWeb Communications created a powerful, Web-based system that enables physicians to properly analyze CT scans to meet medical certification requirements. The dynamic system was developed using Adobe solutions and enables physicians to identify diseases, apply comments to images, and highlight lesions and other abnormalities on CT scans.