Crocodoc Debuts HTML5 Document Embedding Technology; Partners With Dropbox, Yammer, SAP
Y Combinator alum Crocodoc is debuting a new technology today that aims to bring an enterprise-grade HTML5 document embedding service for Microsoft Office and PDF files, to web-based products.
Crocodoc launched in 20010 to kill off Acrobat. The startups initial Flash-based technology allowed you to upload a PDF, and receive a version of the same document in your browser, which you can then share with coworkers and annotate with notes, highlighting, text, and a pen tool, with changes that show up to other users in real-time. Last year, Crocodoc launched this technology in HTML5 for mobile embedding.
Today, Crocodoc is debuting a new version of this HTML5 embedding technology specifically designed for the scale and demand of consumer and business web and mobile applications. The startup says... [via TechCrunch]