Today Adobe announced the 2014 Creative Cloud, which included faster production options and new tools, such as the Creative Cloud pen. Technology has changed the face of art. The computer as a tool opens up where, who and how you work. Experimenting with new software allows you to do that. To see what you missed in the keynote address click here.
Adobe CEO, Shantanu Narayen spoke today in NYC. He is most excited about, “all the cool innovation that is worked on all around the world every day.” Adobe aimed to re-imagine how creatives will work with CC in the future. CC is updated every 12 to 18 months, with that product lifecycle Adobe is showing constant engagement with their customers.
Digital Media SVP David Wadhwani has spent 12 years at Adobe, and was super excited to walk through new products today. The next frontier for Adobe is experience. Wadhwani says ¾ of creative are working beyond one medium. Optimism is one thing Adobe says they see as a trend in creatives; however work is expected to be completed faster and is more complex. Adobe wants to help creative meet those demands.
The Creative Cloud Pen lets you draw without needing to carry several colors and pencil sizes. It also links to the Creative Cloud, lets you bring in your settings, keep a clipboard and share work with your network. Sketch, Ink, Line, and Slide are tools to use with the pen. Ink and Slide are available today on adobe.com. The pen sells for $199.99, and is sold by Adobe’s partner Adonit.