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Archive for July 27th, 2011

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World’s First Full Screen HTML Player

World’s First Full Screen HTML Player (that’s customizable) http://tinyurl.com/3ofqlqz Any unique Flash feature done in “HTML5”

I’ve long had a preference for open standards over those from a single vendor, and so I like seeing formerly “Flash Only” features being replicated in ever-smarter ‘HTML5’ players.

Until now, the lack of true fullscreen playback has been the biggest limitation of HTML5 over Flash video. Safari already offered a basic fullscreen option for HTML5 video players, but this was via a non-customizable QuickTime view that didn’t allow the player to be branded or to feature custom controls.

For the first time since we demoed our player last year, we can finally enjoy SublimeVideo’s HTML5 controls in glorious fullscreen.

Technicolor acquires Laser Pacific http://tinyurl.com/3v8vxfd

From Variety:

While shoring up its d-cinema distribution business with its pact with Cinedigm, Technicolor was also busy rejiggering its post-production offerings, acquiring LaserPacific and selling its post assets in New York to PostWorks.

Under the Technicolor-PostWorks deal, PostWorks acquires the Technicolor post facility on Leroy St. in Manhattan and enters an exclusive franchise agreement with Technicolor. The facility will be branded PostWorks Technicolor and will get access to Technicolor’s proprietary color science and post workflows.

The Laser Pacific facilities will be rebranded as Technicolor and their employees will become Technicolor employees.

Further consolidation of the high end of postproduction in the LA and NY markets.

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