I’m excited to speak at Real Estate Connect in San Francisco this year.
My topic is "HTML5 vs. Flash: Is Flash Dead? Part Two."
HTML5 — the latest version of the instructions commonly used to design website content, HyperText Markup Language — is critical for serving up video, audio and interactive content to users of Apple’s mobile devices including the iPhone and iPad, which don’t support Flash.
When I spoke at Connect New York City in January on this very topic, standards were being incorporated as I spoke. In fact, while I was on the train coming into the city, Google announced that its Chrome browser would no longer support the video codec H.264 that Apple utilizes and opted to embrace the open source video codec’s WebM and Theora. Many industry pundits considered this move by Google to be a step backwards for HTML5 and cross-platform video, which had been gathering considerable momentum.