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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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Quick way to play any video in Flash

[UPDATE: Adobe has discontinued the free Strobe player] There are third-party applications that will play Flash video files, but those require installation — and that is often not allowed on shared or corporate computers. One quick down-and-dirty option is to play the video in the browser instead. To do this, you can pass in a […]

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Flash and the City 2011 OSMF Talk

Flash and the City 2011 is a wrap — and it went by at warp speed!  I closed out the conference Sunday night with the fastest presentation of OSMF for the Absolute Beginner I’ve ever given, as I only had 30 minutes before they locked the doors. Hopefully everyone who attended (thank you very much […]

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OSMF for Absolute Beginners FITC 2011

Huge thanks to everyone who dragged their butts out of bed to come to my 10am session this morning at FITC Toronto! I covered the basic benefits/drawbacks of OSMF, its architecture, core media elements, and showed some dead-simple code for getting started. I also talked about prebuilt OSMF players: Flash Media Playback, Strobe Media Playback; […]

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CNBC.com launches new OSMF video player

OSMF-based player with all the bells and whistles CNBC.com added a treasure trove of new features to it’s video player yesterday. And based on the right-click menu, it is hosted by Akamai and was based on OSMF 1.5. Adding searchable transcripts and stock symbols, related content, comments, customizable clip sharing, and more, it’s one of the […]

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OSMF 1.5 Released; Get started with this layout example

Open Source Media Framework 1.5 was released late last week, with some significant new features: FMS 4.0 Multicast support (Native IP Multicast, P2P Multicast, and Multicast Fusion) — for significant savings in bandwidth and network resources when broadcasting to a closed network. Stream Reconnect (FMS 3.5.3 and later) — continue to play out the buffer […]

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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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Fundamentals of OSMF

For the Open Source Media Framework 1.0 launch, I presented a live webcast outlining the fundamentals and providing a good foundation to help you get started building players with Adobe’s video player framework. The archived talk is here: http://my.adobe.acrobat.com/p56475882/ Note that the first few minutes of the talk weren’t recorded. In those slides, I was […]

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