Re: Question on pip api

Hi Silvia

Sorry for the delay -- I am just working through email from vacation.

> Are there any plans to change the API to allow any element to go PIP?

We're working on a newer version of PiP that allows arbitrary web content.
The explainer
into a bit more detail, but TL;DR: the site may open a PiP window that has
its own document, and can add / move elements to it as it sees fit.  Please
give it a read and let us know what you think!


On Mon, Jul 18, 2022 at 4:29 PM Elad Alon <> wrote:

> Pulling @Frank Liberato <> and @Tommy Steimel
> <> into this thread.
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2022 at 10:38 PM Silvia Pfeiffer <
>> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> We've recently found the picture in picture API to be of limited use. I'm
>> wondering what the experience of others is with it.
>> It's great to have the picture in picture API - it allows a video call to
>> sit on top of apps so people can get their work done without losing visual
>> contact with their video peer.
>> However, the API only allows a single video element into the overlay.
>> That's very limiting, particularly on multipeer calls.
>> Are there any plans to change the API to allow any element to go PIP?
>> Similar to how we changed the full screen API to apply to any element?
>> Curious about other people's thoughts.
>> Thanks,
>> Silvia.

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