I just hope reviewing the 7 day DRM limit is something they could look at removing. I'd prefer to be limited to a single device and have unlimited plays. It would be interesting to know exactly why they have only chosen to allow 7 days of usage.
richms: Well, first thing I get is a fake scrollbar flash list on the main page, most of these are done by mac users that dont have wheelmice and dont understand the problem.
So I find something and click on it and the page loads with a tiny flash player - like 3" sized. At least there is a functional fullscreen option, but oh my god it looks bad like that. Looks like its not using an overlay since the pic is tearing to hell and the scaling to fullscreen makes everything turn into jumbopixelvision type material.
Why do people insist on using that abortion that is flash video.
compost: So barnaclebarnes, do you think geekzone needs a tvnzondemand forum for their employees to post in?
Orcon TV - when it was around - was technically better because they used mms:// and multicast. TVNZonDemand could work on PC-based set-top boxes, Windows MCE and PVRs and etc but because of the choice to use flash it is limited.
multicast routing reduces overhead compared to the oodles of unicast streams flash uses and mms is compatible on more platforms than flash player. to draw an exaggerated analogy; choosing flash player is like broadcasting TV only to Sony television sets. mms and multicast are industry standards for IPTV, flash is better suited for web browser games, advertisments and youtube. am I barking up the wrong tree? does anyone think flash is a good idea for public TV broadcast?