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Multi-Bitrate and Multi-Screen Streaming With Flash Media Server 4.5

Last week’s Streaming Media East conference is a wrap. I had the opportunity to present two talks this year, one on multi-bitrate streaming to Flash and iOS using Flash Media Server 4.5, and the other on approaches to building mobile video players. In this FMS talk, I gave an overview of what the latest version […]

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Coolness: OSMF 2.0 released

[UPDATE: OSMF has been deprecated by Adobe, sorry to say] Adobe has released a new version of the Open Source Media Framework this week, with some major improvements to adaptive bitrate logic, and some new APIs that now include interesting attributes such as “Doneness” and “Liveness”. Updates include: Two modes for adaptive streaming: manual and automatic […]

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Video encoding guidelines for tablets

Maxim Levkov, Adobe encoding specialist extraordinare (I don’t think that’s his official title) has published another white paper in his series on video encoding optimization. This one goes into depth about encoding for tablets. The focus is on BlackBerry PlayBook, but the recommendations can apply to delivery on any tablet. I edited this one as […]

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Posted in: Encoding, Flash Media Server, HTML5, HTTP Dynamic Streaming, Web Video News

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Adobe announces Flash Media Server 4.5 — Now streaming to iOS

Today at IBC Amsterdam, Adobe officially announced the release of Flash Media Server 4.5, an update to their streaming server software that now supports streaming to iOS devices and protected HTTP streaming, among other enhanced features. Here’s a quick rundown: HTTP Streaming for Apple iOS—Deliver high quality live and on demand video to devices and […]

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What, Why and How: HTTP Dynamic Streaming

Join John Crosby and the Flash Media Server User Group for an online talk about HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS): Tuesday, June 28 at noon Eastern / 9am Pacific RSVP: http://fms.groups.adobe.com/index.cfm?event=post.display&postid=36732 HTTP Dynamic Streaming enables leveraging of existing caching infrastructures – for example, content delivery networks, ISPs, office caching, home networking – and provides tools for integrating content […]

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FMS cross-platform streaming (yes, including iOS)

Yesterday at NAB, Adobe revealed plans (and a working demo) for multi-screen live streaming through Flash Media Server. While no release date was announced, the demo was impressive. Kevin Towes, Senior Product Manager for FMS, demonstrates encoding a single stream in Flash Media Live Encoder, sending it to Flash Media Server, and delivering that stream […]

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Posted in: Encoding, Flash Media Server, HTML5, HTTP Dynamic Streaming, Web Video News

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Top 10 video sessions: Adobe MAX 2010

Like many of you, I’m unfortunately missing MAX this year (if you are there, why are you taking time to read my blog — get to a session and pay attention!) I had been scheduled to present HD Streaming with HTTP Dynamic Streaming but unforeseen circumstances have made it impossible for me to travel right […]

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OSMF FC update posted

The feature-complete candidate of Open Source Media Framework has been released. With tons of bug fixes and stress-tested performance, this release gets us closer to the ship date for OSMF 1.5 (“Neon”). At the time of this writing, Adobe’s open source website is down… so here are the direct links to the OSMF FC source […]

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