Will HTML5 Force Apple’s Hand Over Online Video Standards?
July 2, 2013
Our very own Michael Dale was featured in a Broadcast Engineering article about how HTML5 may end Apple’s hegemonic authority and force the company to adopt the same standards as everybody else. The new standards that HTML5 is setting such as: adaptive streaming with MPEG-Dash and Media Stream API, content protection via Encrypted Media Extensions (EME), and the lack of a need for plugins, combined with the inevitable large rise in the number of HTML5 developers over the number of iOS developers, could significantly reduce Apple’s market power. As Dale puts it, ” Apple will continue to be one of the major targets for app and service development but it will no longer be setting the pace.”
Read the full article here:http://broadcastengineering.com/blog/html5-could-last-force-apple-fall-line-over-online-video-standards
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