Dynamic streaming in Flash Media Server 3.5

Part 1: Overview of the new capabilities
– Introduction
– The need for dynamic streaming
– Multi-bitrate solutions with dynamic streaming
– How dynamic streaming works
– Dynamic streaming video players

Part 2: ActionScript 3.0 dynamic stream API
– Introduction
– Overview of dynamic streaming ActionScript 3.0 classes
– DynamicStream class
– DynamicStreamItem class

Part 3: Integrating dynamic streaming with existing video players

Flash Media Server 3.5

Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe® Flash® Media Interactive Server 3.5 software and Adobe Flash Media Streaming Server 3.5 software, two key components of the Adobe Flash Platform, the de facto standard for delivering breakthrough interactive content, applications, and video on the Web. The new servers include new media delivery options, such as: dynamic streaming; enhanced H.264 video and High Efficiency AAC (HE-AAC) audio support; and the ability to pause and seek within a live stream. These innovations improve the quality of video delivered over the Web and offer richer interactive experiences for users. The new versions, which are being showcased at Adobe MAX North America in San Francisco, advance the company’s leadership in rich media and open significant new opportunities for content owners delivering interactive and social media applications.

Press Release

Calculate bandwidth needs for Flash Media Server 3

What to consider:

– Number of simultaneous users your application must support at peak load
– Data transmission speed at which you expect your users to connect (what percent of users will be on a 56 Kbps dial-up connection, cable/DSL, or a LAN?)
– Number of audio/video streams your application will support per user
– Limitations of the server hardware and Internet connection
– Target encoding rate of the audio and video streams in your application

Flash Media Server Developer Center

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