THEOplayer Blog

Case Study: The National Assembly of Wales

The National Assembly of Wales engages Vualto, THEOplayer (THEO Technologies) and Unified Streaming for their new online video microsite in a joint venture partnership. Plenary meetings and committees are now streamed live across PC, Mac and mobile devices, and are subsequently availa …

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The pains of Cross Origin Resource Sharing

Find how to configure CORS with THEOplayer

HTML5 is booming and plugin based media distribution is diminishing. This however brings a number of new challenges like granting HTML5 players access to the actual media content. This can be complex as web browsers come with strict security restrictions on which content can and can't …

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Yet another Adobe Flash Exploit

Flash has been attacked

Yesterday, 14 October 2015, antivirus company Trend Micro notified the world of yet another Flash exploit that is being used in the wild. This is the next in a series of security flaws in Adobe Flash that gets covered by the media after the Hacking Team hack earlier this year.

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No Silverlight on Firefox anymore

No more Silverlight

Our customer Mozilla intends to remove support for most NPAPI plugins in Firefox by the end of 2016. The company basically follows actions by other modern browsers, such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, which have already removed support for legacy plugins. Moreover, new platforms …

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BBC embraces HTML5 for its iPlayer

It is always news if the BBC introduces something new, as they are known to be a first mover in the market. Their iPlayer has been an example to a lot of other broadcasters, being one of the most prominent online platforms to use Flash.

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