W3C Invites Implementations of HTML Media Capture

09 May 2013 | Archive

The Device APIs Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of HTML Media Capture. The HTML Media Capture specification defines an HTML form extension that facilitates user access to a device's media capture mechanism, such as a camera, or microphone, from within a file upload control. Learn more about the Ubiquitous Web Applications Activity.

Visit with W3C at WWW2013

13 May 2013 | Archive

At this year's International World Wide Web Conference - WWW2013, W3C organizes both a W3C tutorial track, featuring HTML5, Semantic Web and Linked Data, and CSS3, and a W3C track where conference participants are invited to developer camps on Web Performance, and eGovernment and Open Data. In addition, W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee participates in a "Net neutrality and Internet Freedom" panel on Thursday, 16 May. See you in Rio!

Encrypted Media Extensions Draft Published

10 May 2013 | Archive

The HTML Working Group has published a Working Draft of Encrypted Media Extensions. This proposal extends HTMLMediaElement providing APIs to control playback of protected content. See the blog post on this publication and learn more about the HTML Activity.

Two Touch Event Specifications Published

09 May 2013 | Archive

Today, W3C published two independent specifications related to touch events. The Pointer Events Working Group has published the Pointer Events specification as a Candidate Recommendation. This specification unifies input from touch surfaces, mouse, and other devices into a single model for ease, flexibility, and consistency of development. The Web Events Working Group also advances the earlier Touch Events version 1 specification to Proposed Recommendation. This specification standardizes an earlier model which works only for touch events. Comments on Touch Events welcome through 6 June. Read more about the Pointer Events Working Group and the Web Events Working Group, and learn more about the Rich Web Clients Activity.

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