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Full HD (i.e. 1920x1080) should definitely be your standard. It is a current standard now for movies, TV shows, etc., lots of digital media is Full HD. It will offer a better viewing experience on high-resolution tablets (e.g. Retina iPads) which have almost double that resolution. The file sizes as you said most likely won't be an issue with MP4 and H.264 ...


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The 150 rule states that the ideal distance for reading text is 150 X the height of the font. So the source content will matter. If the source is not known, I would take best practices for power point font size and use a comfortable tablet viewing distance and base my content window size on this. Ideally the computer video card producing the content ...


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I assume you're hosting your own videos and they will be streaming via a custom player (i.e. not using a service like YouTube or Vimeo embedded within a web-view)? Some questions that come to mind are: Do you have control over content strategy / production? Are there bandwidth/storage limitations on your side? If you are using a custom player, are you ...


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Any resolution sufficiently high as to be able to render the text should be fine. People were successfully reading powerpoint presentations across a crowded hall using projectors in the mid 90s. Using any modern HD resolution is more than sufficiently usable for your needs. I'd probably standardise on 720p, because you can guarantee that every current and ...


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Note: I am assuming you are talking about web applications here The more your resolution increases, the smaller your assets are going to look since the assets might have fixed width and height and since the resolution has increased exponentially, the space occupied by those assets would be even more smaller. This is because of the higher pixel density. To ...


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The history of the term "Above the fold" comes from newspapers where the articles at the top were most visible when the newspaper was folded. To quote this Wikipedia article Above the fold is the upper half of the front page of a newspaper where an important news story or photograph is often located. Papers are often displayed to customers folded so ...


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It comes from newspapers which are folded in half. Above the fold refers to content that is visible without unfolding or turning the newspaper over to see the 2nd half. This term was adapted to websites and their content that is visible without scrolling. Here is a picture of a newspaper. Everything you can see is above the fold.


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It's from print newspapers; back in the day when broadsheets were more common, they were usually presented folded in half vertically, so the most important part of the front page was the portion "above the fold", which is the first thing most people see when they see the newspaper. Analogously, this is the first part of the website you see when a page loads, ...



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