What is Open Video Player? Open Video Player (OVP) is an initiative encompassing the use of open standards, best practices, and established development methodologies in the development of media player applications.
Example of OVP for HTML5 <video>
  Prefer: HTML5 | Flash
Project Highlights
Intelligent player technology selection
  • OVP for HTML5 <video> selects the right player technology based on browser/device capabilities AND the specific media type
Player technology "Strategy" approach
  • Programmatically set the page "strategy" for preferred player technology selection
    (HTML5 <video> or Adobe Flash)
Standardized user interface across player technologies
  • Use CSS/JavaScript for common interface controls across player technologies
    (HTML5 <video> or Adobe Flash)
Simple JavaScript programmatic interface
Use HTML5 <video> or JavaScript/<div>
  • OVP for HTML5 <video> can "adopt" existing <video> tags or can be targetted to a <div>
Native mRSS Playlist support
  • Display mRSS feed based playlists with a native UI control
Customizable player controls using CSS
  • Create custom themes and modify the controls using standard CSS & Javascript
Uses industry standard jQuery
  • Leverages non-collision instance of jQuery for DOM management & UI effects
And many more features... try it out!