May 8, 2011 Animated Media Adds to the VGK Platform
Recap on Animated Media's latest VGK product news:
On April 26th, Animated Media released its first Flash 3D demo on itsYouTube channel which demonstrated joining 3D and Flash together - enabling animations to be used as a texture on 3D objects with GPU acceleration. With this latest innovation, AMI can offer advanced UI and design options in a 3D enhanced or virtual world to bring that WOW Factor to any application.
On March 23rd, Animated Media introduced its new YouTube video WIM (World Interface Module) to support native applications with browser-like functionality. Features include capturing video, playback from local storage, upload and download of videos from a website, and the exchange of multimedia content with friends and family. Application developers for mobile, broadcast and embedded devices can now enable access to a YouTube webpage and its list of videos and descriptions, under full control of a native application. Single and multiple video stream playback is supported within the same user interface at the highest performance with the underlying hardware, ensuring a rich multimedia experience for the consumer.
Animated Media's VGK platform and WIM extensions continue to deliver new functionality from the domain of web browsers. With the increasing migration towards applications on low-power devices, Animated Media's development suite is ideal for creating compelling and display scalable applications, using the strengths of Flash and internet access to provide a vibrant user experience to any size of device or screen.Read More...
March 6, 2011 Animated Media is an Ontario Success Story!
Thanks to the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade for a great article on Animated Media and its success in export markets. Read the full story at http://bit.ly/eYxl0O.
Ontario, Canada software firm puts the "Flash" in mobile ... Animated Media Inc. building a business around solving Flash's shortcomings in small mobile and portable devices.
Snippets from the article:
Animated Media Inc. is a fan of Adobe's Flash software for creating and viewing graphics, animations, and videos. But the Toronto-based company has built its business around solving Flash's shortcomings in small mobile and portable devices. "Flash works great in PCs," explains Chris Brady, President and CEO of Animated Media, "but it has its limitations in low-power devices."
The company then used the services of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade to help it launch in target market segments including consumer devices – tablets, toys, handheld and portable devices and digital cameras and mobile devices – smart phones and feature phones, as well as broadcast – set-top boxes, digital TV and Internet TV.
Brady praised the services offered by International Marketing Consultants at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade. "They were invaluable in helping us get our foot in the door in export markets," says Brady. "They gave us exposure that resulted in new contracts, sales leads and partner discussions."Read More...
January 5, 2011 Flash in 3D User Interfaces Available Today: Rightware and Animated Media Partner to Deliver Differentiation & Innovation
Rightware Oy, the leader in 3D user interface (UI) technology and Animated Media Inc. (AMI), a technology company focused on creating Adobe Flash-compatible multimedia software products, today announced a partnership that provides their customers with the best of both 3D and 2D UI development and design tools. Rightware’s Kanzi UI Solution provides rapid creation of visually rich 3D UIs with a high performance engine for embedded systems. The Kanzi UI Solution also supports stereoscopic 3D, multi-touch, gestures and physics, and porting to any smart platform that supports OpenGL ES 1.x or 2.0 is an easy and straightforward process. AMI’s VGK Platform with its innovative Flash-enabling technology facilitates rapid prototyping, compact code development and cross-platform support. The integrated solution will empower customers with more choices to create their UIs by giving them a solid path from legacy 2D to true-3D, with options to add in a mixture of Flash animations, videos and audio with 3D objects.Read More...
December 20, 2010 Animated Media and DDEi Partner to Offer In-Flight Entertainment Solutions
Animated Media Inc. (AMI) and DDEi, a leading In-flight Entertainment and Communications (IFEC) engineering consulting firm, are pleased to announce a collaborative relationship to develop and release a new, cross-platform IFEC solution supporting Flash-based content (UI, animations, video) for rich multimedia user experiences enabling both aircraft platforms and interconnectivity with the latest smart phones, tablets and other portable devices. As part of the joint venture, DDEi will represent AMI’s core technology as their exclusive IFEC market Value-Added Reseller (VAR). Read More...
December 15, 2010 Animated Media Supports Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone
Animated Media Inc. (AMI) is pleased to announce its support for Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone (DMZ) participants and companies. The DMZ is a unique “incubator” enabling Ryerson students and alumni to create new digital media start-ups and products, and provides a workspace for collaboration and information as well as advice on business planning, investment and funding, legal issues, sales and marketing strategies. In October, Chris Brady gave an initial presentation to a group of DMZ participants and discussed the methods to and benefits of employing Flash-based content in their products. Read More...