Blast Off to the Final Frontier with Pro 3 Games and the Adobe Flash Platform

When you think of outer reaches of space, other galaxies and the future, you’re probably not envisioning a flat, 2D environment. Add high-octane spaceships pitted against each other to the mix, and you’d definitely want to see this spectacle seamlessly rendered in compelling 3D graphics and images. Game development company Pro 3 Games, science-fiction fans themselves, hear you and developed the 3D, multi-platform, space adventure game you’ve been looking for in Delta Strike, built with the Adobe Flash Platform.

Available across different browsers and social media platforms like Facebook, Delta Strike started as 2D drawings, but gamers want console-quality, high-performance 3D gameplay regardless of their platform. Pro 3 Games needed a solution to accelerate the game’s development, but not at the expense of delivering stable, sophisticated 3D experiences. As a result, Pro 3 Games tapped the ubiquity of Adobe Flash Player and Stage 3D, a new set of low-level, GPU-accelerated 3D APIs, to rapidly generate the 3D graphics in Delta Strike including spacecrafts, animations and backgrounds.

In fact, the development time was so quick that a demo version was released in just six days, and the full, 3D version of the game was delivered in a mere three months! Because Flash Player eliminated the need for gamers to download plug-ins, Pro 3 Games is able to reach the widest audience possible, easily monetize the game and continue delivering the high-performance 3D experiences that gamers crave.

To learn more about how Pro 3 Games and how they leveraged the Adobe Flash Platform to create this highly engaging 3D space adventure, visit here.

Client Outlook and the Adobe Flash Platform’s Picture of Health

At Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, nearly 16 to 18 million medical images are captured over the course of 300,000 exams a year. The challenge that Sunnybrook and similar other hospitals face is getting these diagnostic images to clinical staff so that they can make informed, quick decisions about patient care anytime and anywhere.

Working with the Adobe Flash Platform, eUnity, a medical imaging platform developed by IT health solutions provider Client Outlook, bridges the time, location and technology gap between access to medical images and clinicians and their patients. The solution mitigates two needs—eUnity interoperates among a variety of different Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS) networks within multifacility medical facilities, and it’s simply easy for busy doctors to learn and use.

Key to eUnity’s success is delivering these diagnostic-quality images across devices so that doctors can diagnose at the point-of-care. Using Adobe Flash Builder’s extensive tooling features such as testing code and debugging across multiple screens, Client Outlook is able to extend eUnity to not only the desktop, but also to major device platforms like Android and iOS. Developers also found that working with eUnity is easily 30 percent faster than using other technology.

Before eUnity, Sunnybrook experienced a bottleneck of hundreds of images in the system, which impeded patient care. Now thousands of doctors and technicians from the multifacility medical enterprise are able to capture and view images such as X-rays, CT, MRI, ultrasound and angiography pictures anywhere and anytime.

In the near future, Client Outlook is planning to extend eUnity to an even more robust platform, leveraging the Adobe Digital Enterprise Platform and Flash Media Interactive Server. They anticipate incorporating new features like automated workflows and secured permissions.

Read more about Client Outlook and Sunnybrook’s story here.

Archi-Tech Systems and the Adobe Flash Platform Turn Raw Pharma Data into Meaningful Insights

We all know that it’s hard to make sense of complicated data. Archi-Tech Systems has been provided pharmaceutical companies with the ability to turn that information into customized, convenient systems for the past 20 years. They wanted to create something new and innovative that would work for the entire pharmaceutical sales organization, from the vice president of sales down to the field rep and managed care sales force. Archi-Tech used the Adobe Flash Platform to develop and launch InView Plus, a web-based dashboard for point-and-click data visualization.

Built with Flex and Adobe Flash Builder, this data-rich solution helps sales and marketing teams to track activities, goals, and results in real time. Both products equip Archi-Tech’s development team with scalability, flexibility, and standardization, streamlining development and simplified maintenance that resulted in significant cost savings for them and their clients.

Flex also added to the performance and consistent uptime, presenting Archi-Tech’s clients with a more intuitive interface and rich, visually engaging experiences.

One of Archi-Tech’s client’s, Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, a world leader in the global household, health and personal care sectors, successfully uses InView Plus to empower its own healthcare sales organization, which resulted in more targeted sales plans, increased productivity and better insight into market share and sales opportunities.

Archi-Tech plans on using the Adobe Flash Platform to push InView Plus to mobile devices and tablets. Read more about InView Plus and how they collaborated with Adobe technologies here.