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

From: Jack Jansen <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 13:05:54 +0100
Message-Id: <8A6FFD5C-A1DD-48B0-8D08-8B87A6481E78@cwi.nl>
Cc: Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
It's definitely worth it to put a link to our work in that thread. AT THE veey least it shouldnget us some reviewers of shag we've editten down on frame accurate addressing...

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On Jan 8, 2011, at 9:30, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thought this would be an interesting discussion for us to follow.
> Cheers,
> Silvia.
> Begin forwarded message:
>> 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 Monday, 10 January 2011 12:04:42 UTC

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