Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 15th Dec 2009 18:06 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Internet & Networking The groups responsible for standardizing the language used to build Web sites have begun tackling technology to provide a direct interface to Webcams. The World Wide Web Consortium has begun work on the HTML Device addition to the Hypertext Markup Language specification. "The device element represents a device selector, to allow the user to give the page access to a device, for example a video camera," according to a December 11 draft of the specification.
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RE[2]: Client or server side?
by pooo on Tue 15th Dec 2009 21:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Client or server side?"
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Can you stream from javascript using http? The network needs of streaming apps are very different than what are normally required for web apps. Come to think of it, how is this handled for <video>? I bet in that case js doesn't get to touch it either and there is some special stuff happening. I hope it doesn't require the downloading of the entire video.

Edited 2009-12-15 21:22 UTC

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