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OSMF on Mobile Devices

September 9, 2010 | 1046 Views

The Open Source Media Framework (OSMF) provides a rich framework for video player developers – wouldn’t it be great if you could simply use it on mobile devices? Well, there is a player for this: Although not the official OSMF mobile player, but rather a sample player, it works quite well, and is easy to [...]Read More

Flash and Strobe Media Playback

September 9, 2010 | 326 Views

The Open Source Media Framework (OSMF) has been released for a couple of months now, and provides an abstract framework to easily deploy latest Adobe technologies, and a rich plug-in architecture for third parties. It’s a great framework for experienced developers. But what about users who would like to use a ready to deploy player, [...]Read More

H.264 Encoding Cookbook for the Flash Platform

May 8, 2010 1 | 604 Views

Learn the recipes of video compression — both as an art form and as a highly technical process. This comprehensive technical whitepaper is intended as a reference guide for those whose aim is to improve the overall quality of their encoded video, producing the very best quality possible. Discussions include: – Best practices – Quality [...]Read More

Flash ‘vs’ H.264 demystified

May 1, 2010 1 | 1371 Views

There are a lot of recent discussions about H.264 replacing Flash as a video format. Technically, this is a wrong comparision (unfortunately quoted by numerous technical news sites including TechCrunch). Since this blog has been covering Flash Video for many years, I would like to add some technical background to help better understand why this [...]Read More

Flash Player 10.1 Gala boosts OSX 10.6.3 video performance

April 28, 2010 | 81 Views

Great news for Flash web video. Apple recently exposed their H.264 GPU decoding hardware APIs, and Flash Player 10.1 will be able to use them. This means a significant performance boost for Flash Video on the Mac. Read more about the feature on Tinic Uro’s weblog. Tinic is a computer scientist on the Flash Player [...]Read More

OSMF Sprint 10 (v0.93) available

March 9, 2010 | 91 Views

A new version of the Open Source Media Framework with locked-down APIs is available now. A great time to start using OSMF, since the update to the final release will be relatively seamless. To learn more about the benefits of OSMF, read my previous article The Power of OSMF. Download OSMF v0.93.Read More

HBO GO and launched – full Flash experience

February 19, 2010 | 430 Views

HBO launched their TV Everywhere product HBO GO this week, allowing subscribers to catch up with their favorite content online. The launch partner is Verizon FIOS, meaning if you have FIOS and are an HBO subscriber, you can enjoy the service today. . The videos are available in SD as well as in 720p HD [...]Read More

Jesse Warden’s OSMF video overview

February 16, 2010 | 73 Views

Jesse Warden, Flash/Flex guru, posted a video on his weblog describing OSMF and some of the features and concepts behind it. Great video to get a quick overview to understand how OSMF adds value to the video community. Read the full blog post.Read More

Flash Player 10.1 to support Core Animation on OSX 10.6, provides performance boost

February 11, 2010 | 142 Views

Tinic Uro, senior computer scientist on the Flash Player team, unveiled some very interesting details about the upcoming support for OSX 10.6 Core Animation in Flash Player 10.1. “Amazing, so many things have happened in the Flash Player engineering team over the past year. Lots I would love to talk about. But the purpose of [...]Read More

Exporting instant, edited on-demand highlights clips during live events with FMIS

February 8, 2010 | 53 Views

My new Adobe Developer Center article is now available. This article demonstrates how to build an application that uses Adobe Flash Media Interactive Server (FMIS) as an editing module for live events without requiring any DVR features on a content-delivery network (CDN). Due to the broad reach of the Adobe Flash Platform, Adobe Flash Player [...]Read More


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