HTML5 & Future of Web Media
Streaming Media West Workshop, Nov. 2010
Michael Dale 
Zohar Babin
Head of Dev Relations & Community
zohar.babin@kaltura.com
@zohar
Senior Developer
michael.dale@kaltura.com
@michael_dale
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Support Thumbnail Generation with Various Options for Quick PDF Navigation
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Single Platform Provider 
vs. 
Multiple vendors
control application platform:How to C#: Generate Thumbnail for Word
As you see, you are allowed to define and control the size of thumbnail. DOCXDocument pdf = new DOCXDocument(@"C:\1.docx"); BasePage page = pdf.GetPage(0
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Why a 
single platform provider 
is nice
control application platform:How to C#: Generate Thumbnail for PowerPoint
VB.NET How-to, VB.NET PDF, VB.NET Word, VB.NET Excel, VB.NET PowerPoint, VB.NET Tiff, VB.NET Imaging, VB.NET OCR, VB How to C#: Generate Thumbnail for PowerPoint
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control application platform:VB.NET Image: Program for Creating Thumbnail from Documents and
language. It empowers VB developers to create thumbnail from multiple document and image formats, such as PDF, TIFF, GIF, BMP, etc. It
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Single target platform
Platform provider can direct 
complicated top down innovation on 
both “authoring tools” and “player”
{There is no 
GOOD  
alternative}
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VB.NET How-to, VB.NET PDF, VB.NET Word, VB.NET Excel, VB.NET PowerPoint, VB.NET Tiff, VB.NET Imaging, VB.NET OCR, VB How to C#: Generate Thumbnail for Raster.
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or Images; Create Thumbnail; Generate Barcodes on Your Documents; Read Barcodes from Your Documents. Multi-page Tiff Processing; RasterEdge OCR Engine; PDF Reading
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What happens when the 
market change?
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Create Thumbnail; Generate Barcodes on Your Documents; Read Barcodes from Your Documents. Multi-page Tiff Processing; RasterEdge OCR Engine; PDF Reading; Encode
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control application platform:How to C#: Overview of Using XImage.Raster
Empower to navigate image(s) content quickly via thumbnail. Able to support text extract with OCR. You may edit the tiff document easily. Create Thumbnail.
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A “single” platform with multiple “providers”
Enter HTML5
standards
Open standard process
Standard process: political, difficult and slow
{too} 
Many stake holders.
Different implementations
DRM, Media URL obfuscation, Device layer, 
Codecs…
Ummm…. What about symbian, blackberry, palm…?
Firefox, Chrome and Opera will support the WebM
IE9 / Safari will support it if the user has the codec installed
No custom codecs
in QuickTime
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