352 Inc. / Digital Marketing / May 1st, 2008

Adobe Announces Open Screen Project 2008

I came across this article today

“Open Screen Project which is dedicated to ensuring a consistent rich Internet experience across a broad range of digital screens and form factors including mobile phones, consumer electronics, televisions and personal computers.

This experience will be driven by Adobe Flash Player and in the future Adobe AIR and is meant to ensure that designers and developers can focus on the consumer experience and know their efforts will scale across different platforms and screens”.

Specifically, this work will include:

Removing restrictions on use of the SWF and FLV/F4V specifications

Publishing the device porting layer APIs for Adobe Flash Player

Publishing the Adobe Flash® Cast™ protocol and the AMF protocol for robust data services

Removing licensing fees – making next major releases of Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR for devices free

I’m sure our wonderful developers can add elaborate further on this —  and how it will effect us a development company …