This is what happened between the 14th and 20th of September.

  • Chromecast changes to iOS 14.
  • User-agent of Chrome is changing on iOS.

Browsers

Source Date Item
Chromium 2020-09-14 Changing the Chrome on iOS User Agent for Request Desktop Site
Firefox Nightly News 2020-09-19 These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 79
  • More PiP experiments!
Edge 2020-09-14 Introducing Web APIs for Dual Screen and Foldable Devices
  • This article makes you think about dual devices and foldable devices, so it's quite good to a get a new perspective.

Company Blogs

Source Date Item
AWS Media 2020-09-16 Inserting ad breaks into video content using Amazon Rekognition, AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaTailor
  • Big tutorial. It describes how to generate CSAI VMAP, so a bit different than all of these SSAI articles.
AWS Media 2020-09-15 AWS debuts Cloud Digital Interface (AWS CDI) to reliably transport uncompressed live video between applications
BBC 2020-09-17 Adding Voiceover To Carousel Components
  • Might be interesting to the iOS devs out here. Too bad there wasn't a screenrecording in it to demo the concept.

Encoders, Transcoders, Packagers

Source Date Item
rav1e 2020-09-16 v0.4.0-alpha
  • Quite some updates compared to 0.3.4. Good info on the linked page.

Ads

Source Date Item
IAB Tech Lab 2020-09-16 What You Need to Know: iOS14 Privacy Changes and OpenRTB
IMA HTML5 2020-09-17 3.410.0
  • Improved support for companion ads when using DAI.
Prebid.js 2020-09-17 Prebid 4.8.0 Release

Platforms

Source Date Item
Google Cast 2020-09-14 September 14, 2020

Players

Source Date Item
Bitmovin Web 2020-09-15 Web 8.44.0
  • Add support for transmuxing .ts to .mp4 for HEVC.
Bitmovin Web 2020-09-18 Web 8.42.2
Bitmovin iOS 2020-09-17 iOS 2.52.1
Bitmovin iOS 2020-09-15 iOS 2.52.0
Bitmovin Android 2020-09-15 Android 2.52.0
Bitmovin Roku 2020-09-14 Roku 1.33.0
JW Player Web 2020-09-17 v8.17.4

Programming Languages

Source Date Item
TypeScript 2020-09-18 TypeScript 4.0.3
TypeScript 2020-09-18 TypeScript 4.1 Beta
Swift 2020-09-16 Swift 5.3 released!