Video technologies are "The Upside Down” of the web for sure. Being a frontend engineer writing HTML5 video players, WebRTC broadcast clients, supporting 360/VR videos is just like to live in a parallel universe where everything and nothing is the same. Working with video is an exciting combination of all the trendy stuff out there what we like: new Web APIs, ByteArrays, Workers, MSE/DRM, WebRTC, WebGL, etc. In my talk I would like to use the Stranger Things analogy to tell the story of a video engineer who wants to craft a 360/VR html5 player from scratch using some handcrafted DASH/HLS stream. The purpose of sharing this adventure is to talk about this universe, give a detailed walkthrough of the implementation and it’s challenges and to point out that everyone has the power in their browser to write such a cool thing and it’s an amazing adventure.


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Jonni Nakari at 16:02 on 10 May 2018

Really great and interesting insight to the web video streaming technology!

Luigi De Rosa at 08:40 on 11 May 2018

Nice insights about a not-so known part of the video on the web.

M_a_s_s_i at 19:05 on 15 May 2018

Informative, and well executed.