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Category Archives: Web and TV

W3C honored with Emmy® Award for Standardization of a Full TV Experience

W3C is delighted to be the recipient of a Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. We are being recognized for worldwide media standard enabling a Full TV Experience on the Web. Among the web technologies that the Web Consortium develops, HTML5 has brought videos to the Web, […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Meeting Industry Needs (Media and Entertainment)

Media and Entertainment (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights. This post does not include significant updates since that report. For more recent news, please see the Media and Entertainment Interest Group home page.) The Media and Entertainment Interest Group serves as a steering committee for media-related features that create immersive experiences […]
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Fast-forwarding media support on the Web

A brief history of media on the Web Media on the Web has gone through three main stages until now. Before the release of HTML5, audio and video were essentially not on the Web, and only available through plug-ins. Plug-ins were widely available on desktop browsers, but smartphones were around the corner, and the Web […]
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One to watch: Web and TV progress

That TV and video is moving to the web is not new — a recent report by Nielsen showed that the number of American households subscribing to an internet video streaming service is already 40%. However there are still areas where these services may not meet user expectations, for example when compared to the instant […]
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This week at W3C: HTML Landscape diff, W3C nominated for net Awards, HTML for email Community Group, etc.

This is the 24-31 January 2014 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. You […]
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Creating the future of Web and TV

The future of TV’s so bright, we gotta wear shades. Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend CES in Las Vegas and spent a lot of time being wowed by innovations in TV-related areas. There was the obvious headline-grabbing tech such as curved screens (the jury’s still out, it seems) and gorgeous OLED, […]
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On Encrypted Video and the Open Web

There has been a lot of response to the announcement that W3C considers content protection for video as in-scope for discussion in the HTML Working Group. In this post I can touch on some of the arguments. We hear the outburst of criticism (and some support) for W3C’s recent rechartering of the HTML Working Group […]
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