THEOplayer Blog / html5

HTML5 Player: A Cost-effective Way to Bring Video to Tizen and WebOS

When you design a strategy that fits your streaming market, you will notice that there are a lot of devices and platforms to cover. In this article, we will try to shed some light on Tizen/WebOS applications and explain why we provide our player on these platforms as a HTML5-based sol …

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3 Reasons to Switch Now to Plugin-Free Streaming In HTML5

To ensure consistent playback on all devices and platforms, many online video providers still rely on plugins such as Adobe Flash or Microsoft Silverlight – but the concerns over security with using plugins are well known.

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The Case of Adobe’s next Zero-Day Flash Vulnerability

It’s not a secret that Adobe Flash Player has recently seen some serious flaws and vulnerabilities affecting your devices. Another critical zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2016-4117) came to light this week. Adobe confirms in its security advisory that “successful exploitation could cause …

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THEOplayer and Microsoft Azure Media Services announce collaboration

THEOplayer, a leader in HTML5 streaming technology, and Microsoft Azure Media Services announced their joint innovation in online streaming within the cloud. The partnership allows publishers and broadcasters to benefit from cloud flexibility as well as the easy and seamless streaming …

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Bye Bye Betamax, hello THEOplayer

This is how it looked back in the time

A week or two ago, Sony announced that it will stop selling Betamax video cassettes in March 2016. Amazing news! I did not know that Sony still produced Betamax cassettes. Someone on the radio said that Sony actually already stopped producing these, but there were still a lot of casse …

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Adobe Flash for video streaming? It is time to move on!

With the recent Hacking Team hack, during which at least two 0-day Adobe Flash exploits have been released in the wild, trust in Adobe Flash is at an all-time low. Two 0-day exploits got released in the wild, but the question remains how many more are still left uncovered and availabl …

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THEOplayer Discusses Replacing Flash by HTML5 for Video Streaming at Streaming Media East 2015

THEOplayer at Streaming Media East 2015

THEOplayer, today announced that founder and HTML5 video streaming expert, Pieter-Jan Speelmans, has been selected to join industry experts to discuss the business and technology replacing Flash by HTML5 for video streaming at Streaming Media East 2015, set to take place May 12-13, 20 …

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