Users ‘Still’ want Apps, Not Mobile Websites And Loyalty is Queen.

two years ago i wrote this blog post. trying to explain why app’s are better than websites on mobile –  2014  – “It Turns Out People Don’t Really Surf The Web On Their Smartphones” – Business Insider 2014 There is a … Continue reading Users ‘Still’ want Apps, Not Mobile Websites And Loyalty is Queen.

Digital content for kids and Gamification for all

Kids and media The iPad was claimed to be the most popular “toy” in 2013 websites as we know them are full of information – webstores, tv guides, food recipes, traffic information, weather and so on. this is not the … Continue reading Digital content for kids and Gamification for all

To: All decision-makers who got lost in the overgrown device and tech jungle

From: A game and Interactive developer / Digital Strategist perspective To: All decision-makers who got lost in the overgrown device and tech jungle I often meet people who are in a situation where they have to produce digital content in form of an app or a website – and they have a hard time figuring out what technology to choose. I just came back from a conference about cross-media animation and interactive entertainment, which was mainly about showing the opportunities in digital games and interactivity for animators and people in the broadcasting entertainment business. I was not surprised to see … Continue reading To: All decision-makers who got lost in the overgrown device and tech jungle

Starling DisplacementMap Labs

Talking about flash displacementMaps in starling tomorrow evening at Danish Flash Usergroup, and I just wanted to gather some links… related links: http://thonbo.com/starling/DisplacementTest.html mobile android lab app : http://thonbo.com/apks/DisplacementMobile.apk http://thonbo.com/starling/DisplacementTestRain.html http://thonbo.com/starling/DisplacementTestGameBg.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD-LxUS7UEY this lab is not just a mosaic effect lab with some dots overlayed – all lego pixels are represented in actual lego color values – where images colors are snapped to nearest lego color using 3D pythagoras + color perception offset http://thonbo.com/brickster/legofier.html (classic scalable/zoomable  flash) http://thonbo.com/brickster/ (starling version max 2048 px output) / – to be continued with explanation Continue reading Starling DisplacementMap Labs

Where is Adobe going with flash – “After-Max” conclusions

Great Products First of all I need to say Adobe is producing excellent products and they are doing some amazing progress on creative products, collaboration and tools to get the open web in a creative direction. I love what you do for photo/image, video editing, responsive web, html5 animation tools and 3D tools – its all great I really love it – that being said… But what about game developers… I had a chance to talk to Renaun Erickson (Flash Evangelist at Adobe) at Adobe MAX and the general feeling is that JS is the way ahead for Flash – Starling, Feathers, Away3D and … Continue reading Where is Adobe going with flash – “After-Max” conclusions

An Animators thoughts on Flash and the new open web

An Animators thoughts on Flash and the new open web As a flash designer and ActionScript developer with 12 years in flash sins flash 5 – i have chosen my direction in the field to be animation – this is what I feel I’m good at, and this is what i have been delivering in alot of differend shapes and sizes in flash, AfterEffects or 3D – either through handcrafted frame-by-frame or shape tweening animation to advanced bitmapdata pixel displacement or math based scripted motion – or even use of 3D animations both rendered or runtime.. Pardon my limited knowledge of hands-on work with HTML5 and JavaScript – i can only … Continue reading An Animators thoughts on Flash and the new open web