Citrix: HTML5 Multimedia Redirection: State of the Union
A year ago, in XenApp and XenDesktop 7.12, we pioneered the first version of HTML5 Video Redirection in the industry, a solution aimed at extending the multimedia redirection capabilities of HDX MediaStream to HTML5 audio and video.
Recently, Adobe announced that Flash is scheduled for EOL by Q4 2020, and Microsoft announced that they would also phase out Flash, culminating in its removal entirely by the same date. As a result, many Citrix Customers have already started the transition from that format to HTML5.
In this post, I will introduce our next generation technology for redirecting HTML5 video, designed to handle Internet web sites like YouTube. To start, I will lay out all the jargon we use in HDX, so we can all be on the same page, explain how video is delivered over the internet, the different formats and codecs, and finally close with a section on where we are heading.
Read the entire article here, HTML5 Multimedia Redirection: State of the Union
Via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.