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  • elbowsofdeath
    Yes youtube now has some auto-adaption so long as people use the right code to embed youtube videos. Cheers Steve
    Message 1 of 14 , Aug 27, 2010
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      Yes youtube now has some auto-adaption so long as people use the right code to embed youtube videos.

      Cheers

      Steve

      --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Joly MacFie <joly@...> wrote:
      >
      > It uses iframe to do the html5, like this plug in.. but doesn't youtube also
      > auto-adapt to client?
      >
      > http://www.clickonf5.org/internet/iframe-and-flash-embed-code-supporting-html5-for-youtube-compared/8517
      >
      > <http://www.clickonf5.org/internet/iframe-and-flash-embed-code-supporting-html5-for-youtube-compared/8517>
      > j
      >
      > On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 2:00 PM, elbowsofdeath <steve@...> wrote:
      >
      > > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > Great news! Vimeo came out with a universal player for embeds.
      > >
      > > > So what did Vimeo to allow this? Im confused why everyone (youtube.
      > > > blip, etc) doesnt have players and codecs that work everywhere. Whats
      > > > the secret sauce?
      > > >
      > > > Jay
      > >
      > > Right now, considering the much discussed issues with what video format
      > > different browsers are supporting in conjunction with HTML5 video tags, they
      > > are doing what some other sites are doing, namely serving a h264 video
      > > either wrapped in flash or not, depending on the browser. You can certainly
      > > encode a h264 file with certain settings and have it play on most devices,
      > > although some services may choose to encode multiple different versions for
      > > certain mobile devices, high def etc. Either way most of the magic is in
      > > having the embedded code for their videos look at your browsers
      > > capabilities, and then decide whether to embed a flash player or use a
      > > native browser/html5 method.
      > >
      > > As to why not all of the video sites are doing this yet, it will either be
      > > because they havent had the engineering resources to do it yet, or they have
      > > been waiting to see what happens with the likes of WebM (although thats not
      > > a great reason to delay this stuff especially as things like the iPad have
      > > sold quite well), or they havent seen that much demand/have had higher
      > > priorities, or their existing flash player offers features that they cant do
      > > in html5 yet and they dont feel they should offer a player with less
      > > features. The last point has extra weight if they are struggling to get
      > > their advert platform working with a non-flash player, as they wont be to
      > > keen to lose revenue generation. I expect most sites will get there
      > > eventually.
      > >
      > > Cheers
      > >
      > > Steve
      > >
      > >
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