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Recently Adobe published Success Story on using wide range of Adobe technologies and products in project. Technologies and products mentioned: Flash Media Server, Flash Access, Flash Player, AIR, HTTP Dynamic Streaming and many others. Success Story is available here here.

Adobe Flash Media Server 4.5

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Version-to-version, fans of any software product expect innovations or even dramatic improvements from their favorite package. No doubt this applies to content delivery servers. Well, what users expect from a streaming server today? They want it “to be quick, safe, easy and stream to all devices at once”. In fact, those were the criteria used by Adobe in developing the new version of Flash Media Server 4.5. In this post, we’ll review the main innovations and improvements of the new media server announced a few hours before. You can read the press release here. Continue reading

Flash Access: Live Video Protection

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As live streaming is gaining popularity, the necessity to protect the content from illegal copying and unauthorized use is also growing. In this post, we will describe how you can implement content protection based on Adobe Flash Media Server and Adobe Flash Access to further optimize your live streaming. Continue reading

Flash Media Server: Live Streaming And ffmpeg

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Flash Media Server provides excellent functionality to create online video services. One of the most popular video services on the Web is live video. As video origin, Flash Media Live Encoder is often used. This is an excellent freeware encoder, although it has some limitations. In this post, we will discuss how to enable live streaming with Flash Platform products and how to overcome FMLE limitations of 3 bitrates per multi-stream. Continue reading

Adobe Flash Media Server and Wowza

Adobe lawsuit to Wowza

Some time ago we wrote of choosing a media server to deliver video content. We discussed alternatives to Adobe Flash Media Server (FMS). One such alternative is the Wowza Media Server (WMS), which offers additional features compared to Adobe FMS, although it is inferior to Adobe in stability and load handling performance. Wowza’s methods of implementation and promotion raised claims on Adobe part, and they filed a lawsuit against Wowza. In this article, we will discuss the subject of claims and the possible consequences for the Wowza Media Server users. Continue reading

The Bright Future of Flash

Adobe announcements from NAB 2011

During the NAB show currently held in Las Vegas, many companies are eager to announce more of fascinating developments prepared for the glorious moment. This event has attracted many people involved with Web based multimedia, as the Web is growing increasingly important to broadcasters. Adobe is in no way an exception. At NAB, they have made a number of important announcements. First of all, they have introduced a new version of Adobe’s desktop solution, Creative Suite 5.5. In addition, a series of Adobe Flash Media Platform enhancements were timed for the event, concerning Flash Player and Flash Media Server. In this article, we will discuss the technical innovations of Flash Media platform, and their application in online video projects. Continue reading

Flash Media Server and Its Alternatives

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As multimedia content becomes globally popular, many online resources are seeking to enhance their pages with embedded video. Most of the Internet traffic is now generated by video content. This is a driver behind Adobe’s successful market indicators, as some of its products (primarily Flash Media Server and Flash Player) are focused at high-quality video publishing on the Web. If your Web resource has no video yet, you should at least consider its effect on the popularity of your site. There are many ways to publish video content. In this context, setting aside third-party hosting, you’d have to face the choice of a media server. It delivers video content from your server to the client application. In this article, we’ll discuss the most popular media servers and their use. Continue reading

How to Choose Flash Media Server

Flash Media Server is Adobe’s cutting-edge video streaming product, featuring advanced functionality, flexibility and reliability. Its latest version 4 has a variety of new capabilities to enable even more innovative projects. This involves support of RTMFP for P2P communication between the clients. For details of this technology, please follow our next publication. Continue reading

Adobe DRM for Web Video

The growing popularity of online video content is a powerful catalyst for Web multimedia portal development. Every day, more and more videos are published and viewed on the Web. As video content production costs are usually much higher than the cost of Web publishing, there is a reasonable desire to protect the valuable assets. Often, if you are going to distribute premium video content on your site, protection requirements are often put forward by the copyright holders. In this article, we will discuss the available content protection tools, giving more detail to Adobe Flash Access 2.0. Also, we’ll familiarize you with the basics of DRM in your projects and share our hands-on experience in implementing DRM based on Adobe Flash Access 2.0. Continue reading