Robert Reinhardt, VP of the Multimedia Platforms Group for Schematic, is internationally regarded as an expert on multimedia application development, particularly in Adobe Flash. Selling over 200,000 copies worldwide in over 13 languages, Robert's books include the Flash Bible and Flash ActionScript Bible series (Wiley), as well as Macromedia MX: Building Rich Internet Applications (Macromedia Press).
He has developed multimedia courses for educational facilities in Canada and the United States, and is a Macromedia Certified Instructor for Flash courses at Portland State University. Robert has been a featured speaker at the FlashForward, FITC, SIGGRAPH, and Macromedia MAX Korea conferences. Robert is also a partner and writer at Community MX.
Design with Flash Video
Since its release last year, Flash 8 Video has quickly become the darling of the entertainment industry. In this session, Robert Reinhardt shows how Schematic employed Flash Video for the new ABC.com full episode streaming site as well as the new NBC Flash Video player.
Learn how to effectively use Flash Video with your UI design, including optimal encoding, playback, and hosting options. See the difference between the Sorenson Spark and On2 VP6 codecs, and learn how to integrate video clips with Flash 8's new FLVPlayback component.