Pat O'Neill's Posts

Out with the Old, In with the New

Yesterday, we pre-released version 6.20.0 of the Brightcove Player, marking the first release using Video.js 7! Video.js 7 includes two major changes. First, it bundles the Video.js HTTP Streaming library into Video.js, adding HLS playback support and experimental DASH playback support to the default Video.js library.

Feature Spotlight: Advanced Plugins

Note: Advanced plugins are being introduced in Video.js 6.0 / Brightcove Player 6.0 and are only supported from that version forward. If you've been a Video.js user for a while, you're likely familiar with the concept of plugins: functions that become methods of any player you create. I

Brightcove Player 6 Alpha

Last year saw a number of coincidental events. Microsoft ended support for older versions of its Internet Explorer browser. We saw multiple updates to Google Chrome restricting its allowance of Flash embeds.