Tag: HTML5

PlayReady DRM in StreamingServer application via MSE/EME

One more video streaming scenario is added to PoC StreamingServerĀ application: ability to stream DRM-enabled content with playback via Media Source Extensions (MSE) and Encrypted Media Extensions EME interface and by-frame data appendage in JavaScript. DRM scenarios are typically handled by JavaScript streaming media players such as castLabs PRESTOplay for Web Apps, where JavaScript player gets…

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WebCodecs in StreamingServer for JavaScript H.264 decoding

One another small addition to StreamingServer showcase/development application: verification for WebCodecs API video streaming. WebCodecs API offers browser applications video decoding capabilities: The WebCodecs API gives web developers low-level access to the individual frames of a video stream and chunks of audio. It is useful for web applications that require full control over the way…

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Support for FLAC in ISO BMFF with MSE in StreamingServer application

Chrome platform supports FLAC encoding in ISO BMFF (fragmented MP4) media since version 62 (October 2017), however the support for FLAC (and Opus) overall did not become standard and comprehensive since then. I hooked up Microsoft FLAC Audio Encoder MFT into media streaming application to produce media and check browser compatibility. /audio.mp4?flac – produces FLAC…

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Infrared Camera in Media Foundation

The screenshot above shows Surface Pro tablet’s infrared camera (known as “Microsoft IR Camera Front” on the device) captured live, encoded and streamed (everything is hosted by Microsoft Media Foundation Media Session by this point) over network using WebSockets into Chrome’s HTML5 video tag by means of Media Source Extensions (MSE). Why? Because why not.…

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