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Flash Content Arriving on iPad via Smokescreen?

Yesterday, Engadget reported that Flash content may be playable on the iPad via a project called Smokescreen from developer Chris Smoak. While we don’t know if Chris has the beard to back up his badass monicker, we do know that Smokescreen somewhat works. Simple Flash animations like Flash ads run fine, but if you’re going to stream Hulu - good luck.

As Engadget explains,

“It runs entirely in the browser, reads in SWF binaries, unzips them (in native JS), extracts images and embedded audio and turns them in to base64 encoded data:uris, then stitches the vector graphics back together as animated SVG.”

Make sure to check out the video below for a quick demo.

Smokescreen - iPad demo #1 from Chris @ RevShockAds on Vimeo.

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