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.

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

Media processor not required in future mobile handsets

Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3, Mobile phones, Semiconductors, Video Technology June 29th, 2008

According to a recent analysis in DSP Designline , the main CPU is getting more powerful everyday and the media processor that handeled much of video processing functionality will no longer be needed in future handsets. The article sites research by Portelligent that there are no new media applications on the horizon that’ll drive need for the second ‘video processing’ chip.The use of a secondary processor in high-end smart phones could fall to just 20 percent of new designs by 2010, according to Portelligent. The company sites ths trend that cameraphones are no longer moving to higher resolution like they have been in the past. For example. the cameraphone resolution is expected to increase to 2.5 MP in the near future, from crurrent 2 MP. The report says that the baseband processor will get better at handeling this resolution and therefore the need for secondary media processor will decrease. ......continue reading

J2ME and Flash Lite compared

Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3, Mobile applications, Mobile phones June 6th, 2008

There’s a great blog by Bruce Hopkins comparing J2ME and Flash Lite features. His conclusion is that J2ME is better at backend functions that require device access(file io/bluetooth/sms etc), whereas Flash is clear winner in video and vector graphics. His recommendation is to use Flash as front and while using J2ME in the backend. ......continue reading

AMD’s latest Z180 OpenVG core offers acceleration for Flash content

Semiconductors February 22nd, 2008

AMD  announced new products and technology aimed at multimedia market at MWC. The press release goes on to say ‘”The AMD Z180 OpenVG 1.x graphics core is said to offer the only available hardware-accelerated native vector graphics solution, aimed at advanced user interfaces, navigational systems and portable devices optimized for animation and Flash-style content. ” ......continue reading

Linux and Flash Lite 3

Flash Lite 3 February 1st, 2008

Hmm… some of you may be wondering if Flash Lite 3 available on Linux! Well, you can come to Adobe distrobutor like California Software Labs (the company I work for that is :) ......continue reading