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On2 Adds Support For Sun Microsystems JavaFX Video To Flix Product Line Of Encoders

Following the launch of Sun's JavaFX 1.0 platform, which introduces On2 Video as the cross platform video codec for JavaFX applications.
On2 Technologies, a leader in video compression solutions, announced that support for JavaFX video has been integrated into its On2 Flix line of encoder products. On2 Flix currently is the only video encoding solution capable of outputting JavaFX video.
Renowned for performance and compatibility, On2 Flix video encoders range from desktop applications for consumers and professionals to server side encoding platforms for enterprise. Accepting the broadest range of video formats, in addition to JavaFX video, On2 Flix encoders also support VP6-E and VP6-S video for Adobe Flash Player 8 and 9, 3GPP-compliant mobile video and H.264 video for Apple iPhone & iPod and offer the most complete solution for creating and publishing web video.
The JavaFX 1.0 is the expressive platform for building rich internet applications (RIA) with immersive media and content, across all the screens of your life. It includes a runtime and a suite of tools that web scripters, technical designers and developers can use to quickly build and deliver the next generation of rich interactive applications for desktop, mobile devices, TV and other platforms.
For more information on the JavaFX family of products, visit:
Matt Frost, Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO of On2 Technologies, said: "The launch of JavaFX 1.0 is a significant milestone in our multi-year agreement with Sun. On2 now brings video capability to the Java platform, the global standard that powers billions of devices from TVs to mobile phones, and our Flix encoding tools provide the Java community with the tools needed for creating and publishing high quality JavaFX video."
Param Singh, Senior Director of Java Marketing at Sun Microsystems, said: "The ability to quickly publish high-quality video across multiple devices is a touchstone of the JavaFX experience and we are pleased to work with On2 to enable this experience for professional and consumer publishers alike.
"The combination of JavaFX and the On2 Flix encoding engine leverages the latest innovations of the Java platform and On2's world-class encoding technologies to deliver an enhanced rich media experience for users across the landscape of Java-powered devices."
Existing Flix licensees with current support and maintenance agreements will receive a free of charge upgrade enabling them to immediately output video content for JavaFX rich internet applications.
With prices starting from $39, On2 Flix applications can be purchased online at:

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