VeriSign, Adobe to Enhance Online Video Delivery
By integrating Adobe Flash technologies with VeriSign's peer-assisted content distribution technology, the pair hope to set a new standard in the delivery of high-quality video content.LAS VEGASVeriSign and Adobe Systems will collaborate on integrating Adobe Flash technologies with VeriSigns recently introduced peer-assisted content distribution technology, setting a new standard in the delivery of high-quality video content, officials of both companies said. At the Consumer Electronics Show here, the companies shared plans to integrate existing products and services and jointly develop new technologies that help media and entertainment companies bring content online. The first phase of the expected collaboration consists of VeriSign incorporating Adobe Flash Media Server 2 into its new globally deployed Intelligent CDN (Content Delivery Network), enabling publishers to deliver high-fidelity video on-demand and MP3 audio streaming services across a CDN. Meanwhile, future versions of media technologies leveraging VeriSigns Kontiki peer-to-peer technology and Adobes Flash Video software will allow companies to deliver customized interactive Flash video experiences, including movies, TV shows, broadcast media, and user interface technologies, the companies said.
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