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kesgreen
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Adobe Flash Player required?!

Just tried Anywhere TV on Windows for the first time and was shocked to see that it needs the insecure Flash Player! When will VM update the service to HTML 5?

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Re: Adobe Flash Player required?!

Currently TV Anywhere uses Flash via a browser on all Windows and Apple OS X computers for core channels

For Sky Movies and Sky Sports via a browser it's Silverlight.

I would expect that both VM and Sky have plans to update to HTML5, but they'll need to ensure the content protection stays intact in order to do that.
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"but they'll need to ensure the content protection stays intact in order to do that."
I know that Amazon have done this so its defiantly possible
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Re: Adobe Flash Player required?!

It might still be using flash for those with older PCs that don't support HTML5 (yes I'm looking at IE users). One solution would be to have two players, default to HTML5 but switch to flash on unsupported browsers like YouTube does

But hey, at least its not like Netflix using Silverlight
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Re: Adobe Flash Player required?!

Currently TV Anywhere uses Flash via a browser on all Windows and Apple OS X computers for core channels

For Sky Movies and Sky Sports via a browser it's Silverlight.

I would expect that both VM and Sky have plans to update to HTML5, but they'll need to ensure the content protection stays intact in order to do that.
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Re: Adobe Flash Player required?!

"but they'll need to ensure the content protection stays intact in order to do that."
I know that Amazon have done this so its defiantly possible
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