Articles tagged “video”
DASH playback of AV1 video in Firefox
Bitmovin and Mozilla, both members of the Alliance for Open Media (AOM), are partnering to bring AV1 playback with HTML5 to Firefox as the first browser to play AV1 MPEG-DASH/HLS streams. To make playback possible while the AV1 bitstream is still being finalized, we just need to ensure that the encoder and decoder use the same version of the bitstream. Bitmovin and Mozilla agreed on a simple, but for the time being useful, codec string, to ensure compatibility - check out the playback demo to see for yourself.
Showcasing your WebVR experiences
WebVR combines the powerful reach of the Internet with the immersive appeal of virtual reality content. With WebVR, a VR experience is never more than one URL away. Nevertheless, VR equipment is still expensive and not quite adopted for consumer use. For this reason, it is useful to be able to record your VR projects for others to experience and enjoy. This tutorial teaches you how to record a virtual experience you’ve created using the mirror mode in SteamVR.
On web documents, a common problem concerns the display of different sized images (or videos) in the same place. Perhaps you are writing a dynamic gallery app that accepts user submissions. You can’t guarantee that everyone will upload images of exactly the same aspect ratio, so what do you do? Letting the aspect ratio distort […]
Lights, Camera, Action! July Dev Derby is all about HTML5 Video!
Show off your coolest video hack in July’s Mozilla Dev Derby! Moving pictures have always fascinated people. From the first zoetropes to the multi million dollar blockbusters of today – seeing things move grabs our attention as humans much better than any clever copy or imagery could. Video was alien to the web for a […]
Simple HTML5 video encoding with vid.ly – interview, first impressions and invite code
Today encoding.com released a new service called vid.ly which is not yet another URL shortener, but actually a very impressive service for converting video. One of the biggest annoyance of using HTML5 video is to convert your movie to various formats supported by different browsers. Vid.ly does this job for you: it converts the video […]
Zooming and rotating for video in HTML5 and CSS3
The source of the code examples in this post is available on GitHub and you can see the demo in action. There are dozens of video players that allow you to do all the normal things with videos: play, pause, jump to a certain time and so on. More advanced ones also allow you to […]
Spirit of Indiana (Jones) – syncing HTML5 Video with Maps
I’ve always been a big fan of the travel/flight sequences in the Indiana Jones movies and judging by the amount of copy attempts on YouTube I am not alone in this. As I don’t own any video editing software I thought it should be possible to create the same effect with web technologies and Google […]