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Fwd: [whatwg] HTML5 video: frame accuracy / SMPTE

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2011 09:30:25 +0100
Message-Id: <F634F926-193F-4C5B-9BB6-D3907634D9BB@gmail.com>
To: Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Thought this would be an interesting discussion for us to follow.
Cheers,
Silvia.

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> From: Rob Coenen <coenen.rob@gmail.com>
> Date: 7 January 2011 5:22:14 PM GMT+01:00
> To: whatwg@whatwg.org
> Subject: [whatwg] HTML5 video: frame accuracy / SMPTE
> 

> Hello list,
> 
> are there any plans on adding frame accuracy and/or SMPTE support to HTML5
> video?
> 
> As far as I know it's currently impossible to play HTML5 video
> frame-by-frame, or seek to a SMPTE compliant (frame accurate) time-code.
> The nearest seek seems to be precise to roughly 1-second (or nearest
> keyframe perhaps, can't tell).
> 
> Flash seems to be the only solution that I'm aware of that can access video
> on a frame-by-frame basis (even though you the Flash Media Server to make it
> work).
> Seeking to a SMPTE time-code is completely impossible with any solution I
> have looked at.
> 
> Very interested to learn what the community POV is, and why it isn't already
> implemented.
> 
> thanks,
> 
> Rob
Received on Saturday, 8 January 2011 08:26:34 GMT

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