Tag Archive: Flash

Feb 28 2010

Beyond Blu-ray: Movies On A Necklace?

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B-Floppy became A-Floppy, which gave way to CDs, then DVDs, and now Blu-ray. The future of digital media seems to be in online video streaming, but could there be a market for hard-copy transfer? What format would it take?  The answer is both surprising and entertaining (pun intended). To begin, let’s take a look at …

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Feb 18 2010

Adobe Fights Back With AIR

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In an earlier blog post, I espoused that Apple’s preference of HTML5 over Adobe Flash would likely change how video is streamed online.  While this may still be true, a deeper look into Adobe’s AIR programming foundation reveals that the answer is not so simple.  In readdressing this issue, the first thing I wanted to …

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Feb 06 2010

Why Apple is Changing Video (Simplified)

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The recent announcement that Apple’s iPad would not support Adobe’s Flash (the scripting behind video sites such as Hulu) irritated me a good bit at first.  I already know people who watch videos on iPhones; I could very easily see two or three people whipping out an iPad (in downtime on set? in an office …

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