The Skinny on Streaming

Holben, Jay
June 2010
DV: Digital Video;Jun2010, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p22
The article focuses on new technologies for web video streaming. It states that hypertext markup language 5 (HTML5) supports a video tag that would make browsers stream several video formats without a third-party player. It adds that the conversion of YouTube to H.264 standard will allow the website to play videos without using the Flash player from Adobe Systems Inc. Furthermore, Adobe Flash will be built with the Chrome browser from Google Inc., removing the need for installation and updates.


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