Welcome to Embeddedflash.com. Its 2014 and the landscape in multimedia world has changed quite a bit HTML5 standard is complete and Flash is no longer existent on mobile. I've also taken a short break from blog but I hope to restart it in the near future. I am no longer functioning as Adobe's Scaling Partner and looking for new opportunities. If you are looking for a technically savvy, energetic business development, marketing or sales person, please email me.

HTML5 vs Flash- my take

Flash Lite ports March 30th, 2010

Much is being debated about HTML5 replacing Flash and doomsday is coming for Flash so on. My take on this is that HTML5 does not stand a chance to replace Flash in the short and medium term. Long term? Who knows- that’ll depend on how fast HTML5 can overcome some of its deficiencies, how browsers evolve and how Silverlight and JavaFX plays out. ......continue reading

Flash Lite 4 is now available

Devices- Embedded, Flash 10, Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3, Flash Lite 4, Flash Lite for digital home, H.264, mpeg and other media codecs, Media players, Processors- ARM, Rich Internet Applications March 25th, 2010

Flash Lite 4 is now available from Calsoft. Flash Lite 4 is intended to run on devices that don’t sport a powerful CPU necessary to run Flash Player 10. (Flash 10 requires the CPU of the order of a minimum of 600 MHz ARM11 class. Of course some people will argue that MIPS 4K series is better than ARM11, but that is left to the judges for the time being :) ......continue reading

H.264 licensing and Flash

Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3, Flash Lite 4, Flash Lite for digital home, Flash Lite ports, H.264, mpeg and other media codecs, Media players, Video Technology March 10th, 2010

Flash Lite 3 (and now 4) can be customized to support h.264 video but the license for h.264 needs to be purchased separately by OEMs. We often get questions on how much additional costs this is going to incur so I researched and here’s what I found.  H.264 has a different licensing structure for devices and internet users. For non PC type devices, h.264 licenses is free upto 100K units and it costs $0.2 per unit upto 5 million units and $0.1 per unit after 5 million units. They cap the royalty at $5M for 2009-2010. (This information is picked from here). ......continue reading