Archive for the ‘Video’ Category
Donald Smith gives an excellent demo on HTML5 Video and Canvas. He first converts video into a canvas object, then manipulates the pixels, creating some simple special effects. The group was very impressed at this functionality. VIDEO HERE. Demo files included.
Bonus Video: Bob Byron risks death by giving us the latest events in the Ajax world! VIDEO HERE.
So I spent most of the day porting the BetterVideo Player to be able to handle HTML5 video. Only to find out it doesn’t work. What the heck? When trying to set the src attribute or call play method, I would get errors:
SCRIPT16385: Not implemented or
SCRIPT5007: Unable to get value of the property 'play': object is null or undefined. A Google search didn’t reveal anything. Then I loaded up the IE9 video codec support demo… and it didn’t work either.
He’ll make you laugh… he’ll make you cry. Bob delivers AJAX News.
This is an excerpt from my article on BetterVideo:
Chrome recently made the announcement that they will soon discontinue support for the H.264 video codec. While end users may not care, nor should they notice, to video producers this is significant, because supporting multiple codecs means higher costs and longer development.