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Metadata in Flash Video

Beet.tv has a post on the news that Adobe is going to be adding voice-to-text functionality inside of Flash video that will be added to the video as metadata.

August 14, 2008 by Ryan Stewart

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Flare data visualization library

I've been playing with Flare, an ActionScript library for creating basically any kind of visualization you want from graphs/charts to interactive graphics. It's a great example of being able to use an RIA technology for exactly what it excels at - powerful graphics.

August 14, 2008 by Ryan Stewart

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Interactive video: Why the video tag won't cut it

As we approach the Olympics we're seeing a lot of different experiences being created around video content. I was recently quoted in a Denver Post article about Silverlight being used as part of the Democratic National Convention and when looking at the Aurora project (Techmeme discussion)I thought it would be a good time to break out a "why the < href="http://www.

August 4, 2008 by Ryan Stewart

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JavaFX preview SDK available

Sun released a preview SDK for JavaFX which gives developers a first look at the RIA play for Sun. Coté has a couple of videos up wth Nandini Ramani, the Director of Engineering for JavaFX and we did a Podcast with Joshua Marinacci as part of RIA Weekly that should be out this week.

July 31, 2008 by Ryan Stewart

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Better RIAs from the Ribbit-BT Acquisition

This morning Ribbit and BT confirmed previous rumors by announcing an acquisition price of $105 million. I've been a big fan of Ribbit since they launched because they made voice a first class citizen and data type for rich Internet applications.

July 29, 2008 by Ryan Stewart

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Interactive agencies, RIAs, and the advertising market

There's a pretty good article in AdAge today about the online display market and how it isn't gaining as much traction as all of the hype would assume. In fact, with the economy starting to decline, AdAge says that the display market is getting hit harder than traditional media.

July 28, 2008 by Ryan Stewart

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