What’s Next for Video Players: Chromeless, Plug-ins, Extensions March 3, 2009Posted by pannet in Internet & Communities.
Tags: Internet, Media Player, YouTube
[...] Chromeless players: An increasing number of video hosts — YouTube, MetaCafe, Brightcove, Akamai, NBC, and CBS — are developing ways to make streams available without their branded players wrapped around them. These so-called “chromeless players” give outside developers access to the standard video controls, but with their own customized skin and additional features. Meanwhile, the original video host’s ads, analytics, and watermark stay intact with the content stream. [...]