Not a lot happened between the 20th and 26th of July to be honest. There's a new Editor's Draft of EME at https://w3c.github.io/encrypted-media/ though!

Browsers

Source Date Item
Chromium 2020-07-23 Chrome 85: Upload Streaming, Human Interface Devices, Custom Properties with Inheritance and More
  • Add support for AVIF.
  • leavepictureinpicture event references the PiP window.

Company Blogs

Source Date Item
AWS Media 2020-07-20 Find video clips faster with Amazon Rekognition and AWS Elemental MediaConvert
AWS Media 2020-07-22 Introducing the AWS Content Analysis Solution
AWS Media 2020-07-21 Live Video Production using vMix on Amazon EC2
Bitmovin 2020-07-23 Metrics That Matter: Top-Down Error Reporting
THEOplayer 2020-07-23 Speak the Language: Multi Audio and Language Localisation
Vimeo 2020-07-22 Handling internal and external refs to the same element with useImperativeHandle in React
Awesome Video 2020-07-25 Merge pull request #12 from tiffsequence/master
Disney Streaming Services 2020-07-21 Moving Live Video Quality Control from the Broadcast Facility to the Living Room

Encoders, Transcoders, Packagers

Source Date Item
Bitmovin Encoder 2020-07-21 Encoder 2.48.1
Verizon Media Platform 2020-07-20 Live Linear Syndication Publishing now available
  • Syndication can now be used to broadcast live to Facebook, Twitch and more.

Frameworks

Source Date Item
React Native 2020-07-22 v0.63.2

Ads

Source Date Item
IAB Tech Lab 2020-07-24 iOS 14 Privacy Features Impact: What Advertisers Need to Know
IMA HTML5 2020-07-21 3.398.1
  • Add extra debug information.
IMA HTML5 2020-07-21 3.397.1
  • No changes.
Prebid.js 2020-07-23 Prebid 4.0.0 Release
Prebid.js 2020-07-23 Prebid 3.27.0 Release
SIMID 2020-07-24 Merge pull request #370 from InteractiveAdvertisingBureau/newCssImpro…
  • Bunch of smaller (?) changes to SIMID.

Operating Systems

Source Date Item
Windows 2020-07-24 Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.421 (20H2)
Windows 2020-07-23 Introducing the Microsoft Edge enterprise roadmap and release schedule

Platforms

Source Date Item
Android 2020-07-24 11 Weeks of Android: Jetpack

Players

Source Date Item
Bitmovin iOS 2020-07-21 iOS 2.48.1
hls.js 2020-07-20 v0.14.5
hls.js 2020-07-20 v0.14.4
Video.js 2020-07-20 v7.9.2
Bitmovin Web 2020-07-22 Web 8.40.0
Bitmovin iOS 2020-07-21 iOS 2.49.0
Bitmovin Roku 2020-07-21 Roku 1.30.0
dash.js 2020-07-24 Dash.js v3.1.2
JW Player Web 2020-07-23 v8.17.0

Specifications

Source Date Item
Encrpted Media Extensions 2020-07-23 Merge branch 'xhwang-chromium-issue-469' into master