Remote Playback API

This specification defines an API extending the HTMLMediaElement that enables controlling remote playback of media from a web page. In M56, this will work on Android only (desktop will report no devices available) with the desktop backend being added later.



Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for Android release 56

Consensus & Standardization

  • Public support
  • No public signals
  • In development
  • No signals


Last updated on 2017-03-16