Join Steve Heffernan for an in-depth discussion in this video The Wilderness Downtown by Google and Arcade Fire, part of HTML5: Video and Audio in Depth.
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The Wilderness Downtown is an experimental, interactive film made by Chris Milk,…the Google Chrome team, and the Arcade Fire.…The video that's playing is using HTML5 video.…The interaction between the windows is being queued using HTML5 audio and the…flocks of birds and other graphics elements are using a 3-D engine and the Canvas element.…In addition to that, as it plays, you can see it pull in and interact with…Google Maps using an address that you have put in, so the end result…becomes somewhat personal.…You can find this at thewildernessdowntown.com.…
If you want to read more about how they made it, check out the Chrome…Experiments page at chromeexperiments.com/arcadefire.…
- Understanding the differences in media formats
- Preloading, autoplaying, and looping in HTML5
- Setting a video's width and height attributes
- Displaying subtitles and captions
- Generating embed code with an embed code builder
- Encoding files using HandBrake, Firefogg, and VLC
- Creating a load progress bar
- Recognizing Android and iOS issues
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Video and Audio Basics
Understanding the format war3m 53s
2. Embedding Video and Audio
3. Falling Back to Alternative Playback Methods
4. Encoding Audio and Video Files
6. Known Issues and Workarounds
7. Audio and Video in the Wild
Further exploration1m 40s
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