Re: [videoblogging] Opera Unite, a game changer?
- i tried to test by doing a simple ogg vlog page. used a test video from
used Unite to share ogg video from my computer (Unite File Sharing).
created an html 5 page using <video> element (Unite Web Server).
realized that the Opera version I have is not the version supporting html 5,
dont have time to go further right now.
but in theory, would be neat to do an Opera Unite Ogg Vlog.
pages dont render properly and dont have time to play around with it.
On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 1:07 PM, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...> wrote:
> Heath posted this note about the new Opera about 10 days ago. Has
> anyone started using Opera and have some raves/complaints to share?
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Heath<heathparks@...<heathparks%40msn.com>>
> > An interesting idea, being able to share files, photo's etc all within a
> > browser. It could have tremendous potentional for video...I am curious to
> > see what happens..
> > http://tech.yahoo.com/news/nf/20090616/tc_nf/67188
> > Opera on Tuesday unveiled a technology that aims to disrupt the
> > client-server computing model of the Web. Dubbed Opera Unite, the
> > turns any computer into both a client and a server so it can interact
> > and serve content to other computers directly across the Web. Unite
> > eliminates the need for third-party servers.
> > Opera CEO John von Tetzchner said Opera is opening up the full potential
> > the Web to everyone. PCs decentralized computing from large mainframes,
> > said, and Opera Unite is taking the next step by decentralizing the
> > "With server capability in the browser, Web developers can create Web
> > applications with profound ease," von Tetzchner said. "Consumers have the
> > flexibility to choose private and efficient ways of sharing information.
> > believe Opera Unite is one of our most significant innovations yet,
> > it changes forever the fundamental fabric of the Web."
> > More Privacy, Open Standards
> > Opera pointed to the benefits of Unite for both consumers and Web
> > developers. For consumers, the company said Unite's cadre of services
> > greater control of private data and makes it possible to share data with
> > device equipped with a modern Web browser.
> > On the Web developer side, Opera Unite simplifies the equation. Since
> > Unite services are based on the same open Web standards as Web sites
> > creating cutting-edge Web services is less complex. Opera said Unite
> > creating a full Web service as easy as coding a Web page.
> > "What interests me about Opera Unite is how current technology and the
> > social world are now interconnected," said Molly Holzschlag, an Opera Web
> > developers and even enthusiasts with a little standards savvy can make
> > own Opera Unite service. Opera Unite allows people the ability to be
> > imaginative with their skills and create a wide range of technical and
> > social applications using the same open standards used today."
> > Building Your Own Cloud
> > Opera Unite is available in a special version of the Opera 10 desktop
> > browser from Opera Labs. Opera Unite services include File Sharing, Web
> > Server, Media Player, Photo Sharing, The Lounge, and Fridge. Most of
> > services are familiar to Web surfers, while The Lounge and Fridge are
> > Opera's unique spin on Web-based communications.
> > The Lounge is a self-contained chat service running on your computer. A
> > user's friends can access the chat room via a direct link. That means
> > are not required to sign into any particular service. Depending on the
> > user's privacy settings, only a generated password is needed in order for
> > people to log in to the chat room.
> > Fridge users can post a note on their friends' virtual refrigerators.
> When a
> > user shares a direct link to their refrigerator, the users and their
> > friends, family or colleagues can exchange notes securely and privately
> > real time.
> > Michael Gartenberg, a vice president at Interpret, called Unite a
> > concept that could give it a unique position in the browser wars. The
> > challenge, he said, is evangelizing developers to build applications on
> > of Unite and explaining to consumers how this enables them to build their
> > own cloud services rather than relying on companies like Yahoo, Google or
> > Microsoft.
> > "Certainly there's enough practical features to get people using Unite,"
> > Gartenberg said. "With this type of technology, anyone could host their
> > Twitter service for themselves and their friends if they wanted to, for
> > example. There's a lot of potential, bandwidth and horsepower here that
> > people can tap into. Opera is definitely on to something innovative."
> > Heath
> > http://heathparks.com
> 917 371 6790
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