Adobe AIR is a cross operating system runtime environment
Allows developers combine existing technologies like Ajax, Adobe Flash, Flex to deploy rich internet applications over desktop
Since AIR uses the same proven, cost-effective technologies used to build web applications, the development and deployment is rapid and involves low risk
Since applications built for AIR run on desktop rather than a web browser, they provide all the convenience of a desktop application
From shopping on eBay to managing music, Adobe AIR means applications that are easier, more powerful, and more fun to use
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Application gives users instant insight into extremely detailed trading activity in the market at any time during the day.
Enable brokers to show their customers exactly what was going on in the market at the time a trade happened, helping them understand why they received a particular price.
“ There’s no doubt that working in Adobe AIR is a huge benefit. The ability to process trading data on the desktop enables NASDAQ to deliver valuable data analysis at a lower cost to everyone involved.”
Users can receive notifications whenever a bid is made.
Better ability for buyers to set up searches and feeds for favorite types of items.
Easily customizable UI due to drag and drop capabilities.
“ The new Adobe AIR application delivers superior engagement because its capabilities match those typically associated with desktop applications, while providing an easy-to-use interface and integrating seamlessly with real-time web services.”
“ Our plans for the Adobe AIR Y! Live application are that it will give users that precious ‘always-on’ experience that we want to offer to the semi-professional target audience. People won’t inadvertently close the application or navigate away from it.” -----Michael Quoc Director of Advanced Products Yahoo!
Users will benefit from desktop notifications to stay constantly aware of when a Y! Live connection starts a broadcast or undergoes a change in status.