Monthly Archives: January 2009

Flashy TV

Flash on the tube is a very big deal. The container for nearly all internet media, Flash offers the greatest technical potential in terms of transforming the versatility of the set-top box.

Of course KickApps has the most spectacular drag-and-drop application for building nearly any kind of Flash container (no actionscript skill required, thank you very much), so these developments are nothing but good from my perspective.

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Broadcom To Pack Adobe’s Flash Into TV Chips

Joint Development Will Bring Web Media Player To Digital TVs, Set-Top Boxes

By Todd Spangler — Multichannel News, 1/6/2009 2:35:00 PM

In another pact aimed at bringing Web-based video to TVs, Broadcom and Adobe Systems announced Tuesday that they will work together to integrate Adobe’s Flash multimedia platform into Broadcom’s latest digital television and set-top box system-on-a-chip platforms. 

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