A company specializing in electronic signature technology, EchoSign, has been purchased by Adobe Systems, manufacturer of the Portable Document Format standard use for digital documents.
The progress means Adobe will obtain new abilities for its document-handling software. Electronic signatures have held promise for years for allowing people sign documents without having to resort to the paper-based hassles of scanning, faxing, and mailing, but have not completed major inroads.
Obviously, EchoSign and Adobe hope to change this. Adobe has been working hard to entrench its products as intensely into business computing as Microsoft Office, and . . . → Read More: Adobe Purchases EchoSign