Archive for October, 2009

Hardware Accelerated Video Playback

Check out this press release from earlier this week at Adobe MAX regarding the forthcoming Adobe Flash Player version 10.1 — GPU-Accelerated Netbooks from HP, Lenovo and Samsung Support full Flash Player:

The combination of NVIDIA GPUs and Adobe Flash Player 10.1 enables device manufacturers to deliver uncompromised Web browsing of rich applications, interactive content and HD video with substantially decreased power consumption. With the support of the NVIDIA GeForce®, NVIDIA ION™ and Tegra™ products users will be able to enjoy a much smoother viewing experience when accessing rich content built with the Flash Platform including HD and SD video from popular sites like or YouTube.

In answer to any other questions regarding this feature: The above is what the press release says so that’s what I’m allowed to pass along.