Bytes by MSDN: Scott Stanfield and Tim Huckaby discuss HTML5

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Join Tim Huckaby, Founder of InterKnowlogy and Actus Software, and Scott Stanfield, CEO of Vertigo Software, Inc. as they discuss the exciting new opportunities with HTML5. Scott is currently very involved in using Microsoft Silverlight to stream live sporting events like Monday Night Football, the Olympics, etc. The sophisticated engineering in Silverlight allows streaming for live sports that you can't currently do in HTML5, but HTML5 is catching up. A new announcement was made at the Build 2011 Conference of Microsoft Expression Blend producing HTML5 apps. To see a design surface tool for HTML5 is very exciting and presents many more choices for customers in the coming months.

About Scott

Scott Stanfield is the CEO of Vertigo Software, Inc., a digital design and development shop. He is a frequent public speaker, presenting on software technology and design for the past 20 years. Before starting Vertigo in 1997, Scott worked at Pixar in Point Richmond, California, which happens to be the current home of Vertigo. Scott holds a BS in Computer Science for Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Follow Scott on Twitter at @seesharp or email to


About Tim

Tim Huckaby is focused on the Natural User Interface (NUI)- Touch, Gesture, and Neural, in Rich Client Technologies on a broad spectrum of devices

Tim has been called a "Pioneer of the Smart Client Revolution" by the press. Tim has been awarded many times for the highest rated technical presentations and keynotes for Microsoft and many other technology conferences around the world. Tim has been on stage with, and done numerous keynote demos for many Microsoft executives including Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.

Tim founded InterKnowlogy, a custom application development company, in 1999 and Actus Interactive Software in 2011 and has over 30 years of experience including serving on a Microsoft product team as a development lead on an architecture team on a Server Product. Tim is a Microsoft Regional Director, a Microsoft MVP and serves on many Microsoft councils and boards like the Microsoft .NET Partner Advisory Council.


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