Adobe senior vice president Bryan Lamkin delivered the opening keynote speech at major US event Photoshop World yesterday, and Inside Mac Radio is offering an MP3 of Lamkin's hour-long speech.
Lamkin offered an overview of Adobe's new application bundles, Adobe Creative Suite. Announced on Monday, this significant release offers Photoshop CS, Illustrator CS, InDesign CS and GoLive CS, as well as Acrobat Professional.
Lamkin introduced Adobe evangelists Russell Brown and Julieanne Kost, who gave attendees a feature-set tour of the new applications. OSXfaq.com has keynote photos.
In related news, analysts at Robert W Baird last night chose to maintain the company's "outperform" rating on Adobe stock, offering a target price of $44.
A report on New Ratings says the firm believes Adobe's Creative Suite will be "beneficial" for customers and "accretive" to the company's revenues. The analyst expressed "optimism regarding the impact of the expected cyclical advertising spending recovery in 2004."