Adobe gave a demo of HTTP Live Streaming, a protocol created by Apple, at the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters trade show. This new video capability is an addition to its Flash Media Server, which will now give support to iOS devices.
We all remember Steve Jobs and his position on Adobe’s Flash. It appears Adobe has caved and will now enable live video content to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch via integrating the HTTP Live Streaming into its media server.
Here’s a demo below by Adobe’s Senior Product Manager for Flash Media Server:
This is exciting news for consumers, as with this new addition we could very well see more content from providers for our iOS devices.