Title: The Hockey Retrospective
Client: Pro Bono
Launch Date: January 2003
Technologies: XHTML/CSS; Flash 4, MP3
Another independent projects on sports history. Originally developed as an educational mutimedia plugin for the Summit In 1972 project with the idea of picture being worth 100 words and, therefore. video being worth at least 1000 of those
Timewise, the project was completed well before You Tube era on the web. Development and hosting of various multimedia formats were done in-house. Collecting and research of video segments were also a significant part of the project. Another consideration was low bandwidth connectivity of average visitors in the early 2000s. As a resolution for this issue, we chose to emphasize optimization of media content and selection of clips vs. full length materials.
My responsibilities included full in-house development (front-end, back-end, web design, editing and optimizing of multimedia content, etc.).
One of the pioneers of online multimedia projects, The Hockey Retrospective site remains online for almost 15 years.