All Updates tagged: media

Audio/Video Updates in Chrome 63/64

Predictable media playback, HDR on Windows 10, offline playback with persistent licenses, and more are waiting for you in Chrome 64.

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Exceeding the buffering quota

There are several ways to deal with QuotaExceededError.

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New in Chrome 62

Chrome 62 improves the network information API with network quality indicators, support for OpenType Variable Fonts has landed and you can now capture and process media streams from HTMLMediaElements with the Media Capture from DOM elements API.

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Autoplay Policy Changes

Learn best practices for good user experiences with the new autoplay policies in Chrome, coming January 2018.

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Audio/Video Updates in Chrome 62

Offline playback with persistent licenses and Widevine L1 on Android, video track optimizations, automatic video fullscreen when device is rotated, customizable seekable range on live MS streams, FLAC in MP4 with MSE are here!

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Picture In Picture (PiP)

Let's discuss a Web API that would allow websites to create a floating video window over the desktop

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Audio/Video Updates in Chrome 61

Background video track optimizations and automatic video fullscreen when device is rotated are here!

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DOMException: The play() request was interrupted

What is really happening with "DOMException: The play() request was interrupted"?

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New in Chrome 59

With Chrome 59, you can run Chrome in an automated environment without a user interface or peripherals; notifications on macOS are shown directly by the native macOS notification system; you can now capture full resolution photos with the image capture API, and there’s plenty more!

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Audio/Video Updates in Chrome 58

Media controls customization, Autoplay for Progressive Web Apps added to the home screen, pause the autoplaying of muted video when invisible, and color-gamut media query are there!

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We'll Cross the (Media) Streams, Ray

Today, when using Media Source Extensions (MSE) in Chrome, it's not possible to switch between encrypted and clear streams. Starting in Chrome 58, all this changes.

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New in Chrome 57

With Chrome 57, you can now use display: grid for grid based layouts, use the media session API to customize the lock screen and notifications with information about the media being played, and more. Pete LePage has all the details and how you can use these new developer features in Chrome 57!

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Customize Media Notifications and Handle Playlists

Finally! We can customize web media notifications (title, artist, album name, artwork) and respond to media related events such as seeking or track changing with the new Media Session API.

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Take Photos and Control Camera Settings

Image Capture is an API to control camera settings and take photos.

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Capture a MediaStream From a Canvas, Video or Audio Element

The captureStream() method makes it possible to capture a MediaStream from a canvas, video or audio element.

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New In Chrome 54

With Chrome 54, you can now create your own custom HTML tag with and make re-usable web components with Custom Elements v1; it’s easier to send messages between open windows or tabs on the same origin with the BroadcastChannel API; media experience get better on Android and foreign fetch is now available as an origin trial.

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Muted Autoplay on Mobile: Say Goodbye to Canvas Hacks and Animated GIFs!

Muted autoplay for video is supported on Android from Chrome 53. Previously, a video element required a user gesture to initiate playback.

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ECDSA for WebRTC: Better Security, Better Privacy and Better Performance

From version 52, Chrome uses ECDSA by default — a much more efficient and secure algorithm for WebRTC certificate key generation. In addition, RTCCertificates can now be stored with IndexedDB.

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Service Worker Caching, PlaybackRate and Blob URLs for Audio and Video on Chrome for Android

From version 52, Android Chrome uses the same media stack as desktop Chrome, rather than relying on the underlying platform implementation. This enables service worker media caching, variable playback rates, blob URLs on Android, MediaStream passing between APIs, and easier cross-platform debugging.

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Media Source API: Automatically Ensure Seamless Playback of Media Segments in Append Order

The Media Source API enables JavaScript to construct media streams for playback. From Chrome 50, it's possible to use SourceBuffer sequence mode to ensure media segments are automatically relocated in the timeline in the order they were appended, without gaps between them.

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Web Audio Updates in Chrome 49

A round up of some of the latest editions to the Web Audio API in Chrome.

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Record Audio and Video with MediaRecorder

The MediaRecorder API enables you to record audio and video from a web app. It's available now in Firefox and in Chrome for Android and desktop.

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VP9 Is Now Available in WebRTC

From Chrome 48 on desktop and Android, VP9 will be an optional video codec for video calls using WebRTC.

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Google Cast for Chrome on Android

Chrome on Android now allows mobile sites to present to Google Cast devices using the Presentation API and the Cast Web SDK.

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Chrome 47 WebRTC: Media Recording, Secure Origins and Proxy Handling

Chrome 47 has several significant WebRTC enhancements and updates including audio and video recording, proxy handling and mandatory secure origins for getUserMedia().

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Choose Cameras, Microphones and Speakers from Your Web App

The MediaDevices interface gives access to input and output devices available to the browser including cameras, microphones and speakers.

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The EME Logger Extension

EME Logger is a Chrome extension that logs Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) events and calls to the DevTools console.

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MediaStream Deprecations

The MediaStream API represents synchronized streams of audio or video. MediaStream.ended, MediaStream.label and MediaStream.stop() are being deprecated. Use MediaStream.active, MediaStreamTrack.label and MediaStreamTrack.stop() instead.

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Media playback notifications for Chrome on Android

When audio or video is playing on a web page, a notification showing the page title and a play/pause button is displayed in the notification tray and on the lock screen. The notification can be used to pause/resume play or return to the page playing the media.

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'Stream' video using the MediaSource API

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