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Re: Status update: TV/video-related activity at W3C, May 2015

From: Daniel Davis <ddavis@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:22:11 +0900
Message-ID: <55BB2223.7010504@w3.org>
To: "ROCHON, DALE H" <dr0885@att.com>
CC: "public-web-and-tv@w3.org" <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>, "glenn.deen@nbcuni.com" <glenn.deen@nbcuni.com>
Hi Dale,

Thanks for these details. I'll forward this to the chairs to see how
best to start the communication.

Daniel

On 30/07/15 22:43, ROCHON, DALE H wrote:
> Luke Luckett is the current point of contact at IAB for the Digital
> Video Technical Standards Working Group for VAST suite of standards from
> a Liaisons standpoint as he is the Interim Project Manager luke@iab.net
> <mailto:luke@iab.net>.  There are looking at similar initiatives for
> Internet Advertising use cases where their VAST suite of Ad Standards
> would be implemented. Perhaps a liaison letter might be appropriate to
> alert this group as well perhaps the IETF, ATSC, EBU, SMPTE
> groups/sub-groups that might also be looking at similar or related
> implementations.
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> I am aware of a Joint Taskforce on Networked Media that SMPTE, EBU and
> the Video Services Forum is jointly working together to draft a report
> on a Reference Architecture, perhaps we might explore creating a related
> group for the Advertising use cases we are exploring.  As I am new to
> the group perhaps someone might provide better guidance on Liaisons
> among  W3C and other SDOs.
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> -----Original Message-----
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> From: Daniel Davis [mailto:ddavis@w3.org]
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> Sent: Thursday, July 30, 2015 4:00 AM
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> To: public-web-and-tv@w3.org
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> Subject: Status update: TV/video-related activity at W3C, May 2015
> 
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> Hi all,
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> 
> Ahead of vacation time for many people, here is an update of some recent
> 
> activity and upcoming calls/meetings.
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> 
> == GGIE (Glass-to-Glass Internet Ecosystem) ==
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> The group's recent activity is a continuing discussion of new end-to-end
> 
> digital video use cases include dynamic ad insertion and mapping of well
> 
> defined URI names to deliver Caches.
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> Call to action: GGIE is soon going to begin deep diving into select use
> 
> cases with the intention of fleshing out in detail the end-end use
> 
> cases, and to identify gaps in current standards that are preventing the
> 
> use case from being available for implementation.  We are also looking
> 
> at what the group will focus on in 2016, including areas such as deeper
> 
> work on identity and privacy for digital content creators and viewers.
> 
> See the current use cases linked from the GGIE website:
> 
> https://www.w3.org/2011/webtv/wiki/GGIE_TF
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> The next call to discuss these will be on Wednesday 19th August at
> 
> 11:00am EST (see http://timeanddate.com/s/2v2f ).
> 
>  
> 
> == Multi-Device Timing Community Group ==
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> Recent activities of the Multi-device Timing CG [1] have focused on
> 
> filling gaps in the draft spec of the TimingObject [2]. The overall goal
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> is to make the spec ready for standardisation by September/October,
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> hopefully so that it may be ready for inclusion in the proposed Timed
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> Media Working Group [3] from the start.
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> Recent discussions and draft edits have been concerned with
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> 1. how the TimingObject connects to online timing sources, providing a
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> fundament for precisely timed operation in a broad range of multi-device
> 
> Web applications.
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> 2. how to connect HTMLMediaElements to the TimingObject, thereby
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> enabling precisely timed, multi-device video/audio presentations,
> 
> collaborative viewing, video synchronisation, dynamic switching between
> 
> video sources/ad-insertion etc.
> 
> 3. how to connect sequencer logic (TimedTextTracks) to the TimingObject,
> 
> thereby enabling precisely timed, multi-device visualisation of timed
> 
> data (subtitles, transcripts, comments, data-series, etc).
> 
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> The TimingObject spec draft has recently been updated to cover these
> 
> objectives, and we invite feedback from interested parties (Web TV IG
> 
> members in particular) during August/September (see [4]). The MTCG will
> 
> also be focussing on outreach, as multi-device timing likely is relevant
> 
> for several groups involved with media related activities (capturing,
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> transcripts, captioning, track support, animation, multi screen, remote
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> control, audio, interactivity, animation, etc).
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> Timing concepts have also been implemented independently by Motion
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> Corporation [5], and by Francois Daoust (W3C) [6]. During August we
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> expect further contributions for B). (MediaSync) and C). (Sequencer)
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> from the EU project MediaScape [7], as well as a report on current
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> status of HTMLMediaElements and their ability to support timed presentation.
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> [1] https://www.w3.org/community/webtiming/
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> [2] http://webtiming.github.io/timingobject/
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> [3] http://w3c.github.io/charter-html/timed-media-wg.html
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> [4] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webtiming/2015Jul/0019.html.
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> [5] http://motioncorporation.com
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> [6] https://github.com/webtiming/timingobject
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> [7] http://mediascapeproject.eu
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> == TV Control API ==
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> The current focus is on completing the technical specification of the TV
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> Control API which is on track for completion of the Editor's Draft by
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> the end of 2015. Here's the current draft:
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> http://w3c.github.io/tvapi/spec/
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> Most recently discussion and spec edits have focused on recording and
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> time-shifting. Work is being tracked in a progress table showing areas
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> that are supported and unsupported in the current spec:
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> https://www.w3.org/community/tvapi/wiki/Main_Page/Progress_Measurement
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> The next monthly conference call will be on Tuesday 4th August at 9:00am
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> ET (see http://timeanddate.com/s/2v2e ). New participants are very
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> welcome to join in. Call-in details are here:
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> https://www.w3.org/community/tvapi/wiki/Main_Page#Resources
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>  
> 
> == HTML Media Task Force -> Timed Media Working Group ==
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> The big news is the evolution of the Media Task Force into a proposed
> 
> new working group for Timed Media, namely video and audio. This is part
> 
> of a move towards modularization of HTML and its APIs. A blog post was
> 
> published this week about this proposal:
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> http://www.w3.org/blog/2015/07/moving-the-web-platform-forward/
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> The Timed Media Working Group itself is now going through charter review
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> with possible additional deliverables covering transcripts, captioning
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> support, inband track support, media capture and synchronization. On
> 
> this last topic there is the potential to adopt the work done by the
> 
> Multi-Device Timing Community Group (see above). See the full proposed
> 
> charter here:
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> https://w3c.github.io/charter-html/timed-media-wg.html
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> == Second Screen Working Group ==
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> The minutes of the group's face-to-face meeting from May in Berlin are
> 
> available online:
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> http://www.w3.org/2015/05/19-webscreens-minutes.html
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>  
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> The spec continues to mature and recent edits include the specification
> 
> of a PresentationRequest object and defaultRequest attribute. The latest
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> changes are listed here:
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> https://github.com/w3c/presentation-api/commits/gh-pages
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> Like the Web and TV Interest Group, the Second Screen Working Group will
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> have its next face-to-face meeting at TPAC 2015 in Sapporo, Japan:
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> http://www.w3.org/2015/10/TPAC/
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> That's a lot to digest so of course feel free to send a mail to this
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> list if you have questions or would like to discuss something further.
> 
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> With regards,
> 
> Daniel Davis
> 
> W3C
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