FlashForward KeyNote : Macromedia Communication Server 1.5

During the keynote this morning, Kevin Lynch announced that a new version of the Macromedia Flash Communication Server is available. Version 1.5 adds a number of new features and bug fixes including:

  • HTTP Tunneling (to get around firewall issues)
  • Support for Linux
  • MP3 Support

We have also released a free developers edition of the server which does not timeout.

Kevin then showed part of a 15 minute video which was streaming live from the Flash Communication Server and running full screen.

You can find more information on the Flash Communication Server here.

You can read the press release on the new version here.

You can download the free developers edition here.