7-13 September was pretty slow! Feel free to skip this one – you won't miss much.

Browsers

Source Date Item
WebKit 2020-09-09 Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 113
  • Enable H.264 low latency code path by default for macOS.
  • Changes to WebRTC.

Organizations

Source Date Item
Dash IF 2020-09-11 DASH-IF receives first hand information on Versatile Video Coding (VVC) from Dr. Ye-Kui Wang (ByteDance) during our virtual special sessions.
  • Related, because some codec features might be useful for adaptive streaming.

Company Blogs

Source Date Item
Mux 2020-09-10 Survive CDN failures with Redundant Streams
Netflix 2020-09-08 Seamlessly Swapping the API backend of the Netflix Android app

Encoders, Transcoders, Packagers

Source Date Item
Bitmovin Encoder 2020-09-08 Encoder 2.53.0
GPAC 2020-09-10 GPAC 1.0.1
  • Various improvements.
rav1e 2020-09-09 v0.3.4
  • Add support for Android and iOS.
SVT-AV1 2020-09-07 SVT-AV1 v0.8.5

Ads

Source Date Item
IAB Tech Lab 2020-09-09 If you see something. Say Something.
IMA HTML5 2020-09-10 3.409.0
  • No changes.
IMA HTML5 2020-09-09 3.408.0
  • No changes.
Prebid.js 2020-09-08 Prebid 4.7.0 Release

Platforms

Source Date Item
Android 2020-09-08 Turning it up to 11: Android 11 for developers
  • Interesting read. Also mention of optimisations for low-latency video.
Google Cast 2020-09-08 September 8, 2020
  • Introduce Chrome Connect for Chrome apps to cast to Android TV apps.

Players

Source Date Item
dash.js 2020-09-08 Dash.js v3.1.3
  • Multiperiod improvements.
hls.js 2020-09-11 v0.14.12
JW Player Android 2020-09-11 3.17.1
Radiant Media Player 2020-09-08 5.10.0
VHS 2020-09-09 v1.13.4
Video.js 2020-09-10 v7.9.5
Video.js 2020-09-10 v7.9.4
  • No big changes.

Programming Languages

Source Date Item
Kotlin 2020-09-06 Add changelog for 1.4.10

Specifications

Source Date Item
Encrpted Media Extensions 2020-09-09 Update generated HTML