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Youtube.com serving video in Flash on mobile devices

Devices- Cellphones, Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3, Mobile applications, Mobile phones, On2 and Sorenson/FLV, Video Technology March 17th, 2009

Youtube has started serving video in Flash according to Symbian News. Earlier Youtube served content in 3gpp or other format that was playable in the browser for mobile device. But for the latest Nokia phones, as long as Flash Lite 3 installed, one can view Flash content from Youtube. ......continue reading

Adobe AIR surpasses 100 million installations

Desktop Flash Player, Devices-PC, Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Player 7 SDK, On2 and Sorenson/FLV, Video Technology February 11th, 2009

At Adobe MAX in Japan, Adobe anounced that till date there have been more than 100 million installations of AIR. More impressive than that is the fact that Flash 10 is already on 55 percent of worldwide PCs, and is expected to go to 80% in Q2/09. Some other interesting points are: ......continue reading

Does Flash 10 take advantage of the graphics chipsets for acceleration?

Desktop Flash Player, On2 and Sorenson/FLV, Video Technology October 16th, 2008

One of the newer additions to Flash 10 is its ability to do all sorts of custom filters and effects. These filters are implemented using Pixel Bender engine and according to a report in PCMag takes advantage of graphics chipset on a PC. This engine was formerly called ‘Hydra’ and essentially allows the filters to be run on the content. The content could be animation or video. ......continue reading

Kevin Lynch in eWeek on OpenScreen, Flash Lite

Browsers, Desktop Flash Player, Flash Lite 3, Flash Player 7 SDK, On2 and Sorenson/FLV, Operating Systems September 29th, 2008

eWeek recently published Kevin Lynch’s interview(for those of you who don’t know, Kevin Lynch is Adobe’s CTO). The article talks about wide range of topics, including CS4, open Screen and Flash . Here is some interesting stuff: ......continue reading

On2’s VP7 codec

H.264, mpeg and other media codecs, On2 and Sorenson/FLV, Video Technology July 16th, 2008

Video and imaging design line has published a great article by Jim Bankoski, CTO of On2, on the techniques used in VP7. The article talks about golden frames, adaptibility to available bandwidth and low complexity to achieve optimum image quality. Jim also goes on to mention that there are several other proprietary techniques that are no discussed in the article. ......continue reading