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As someone who listens to music and radio a lot while I work, I have the main volume on my computer set to a level I find comfortable - this control over-rides any embedded sound or video for websites - If the websites adjusted their sound to, for arguments sake, 50% then their volume level would be 50% of my comfortable listening level: comparatively quiet ...


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The best example I've seen for this kind of demonstration comes from Bret Victor: http://worrydream.com/#!/LearnableProgramming http://worrydream.com/LadderOfAbstraction/ Both pages are rather long, but as you read through the articles there are many cool examples that have inline videos and interactive graphics that you can scrub through to see the cause ...


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Scrolling tickers at the bottom of the screen are commonly used by large news/sports networks to display relevant information to viewers. As long you don't mind having a small overlay at the bottom of the screen this is an experience that the general public should be comfortable with. Ticker examples: https://jsfiddle.net/7y0e34dh/


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On a large screen, progress bar does indeed provide FF and RW functionality. This is not true for mobile devices with small touch screens - it is very hard to achieve accuracy better then 10% if video player is used in portrait mode using a finger and a progress bar. For longer videos (longer than half an hour) on such devices progress bar is nothing more ...


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It would not be inappropriate to remove a dedicated fast forward (FF) or rewind (RW) button from a digital video UI. What are they designed for? FF and RW buttons were designed to move quickly through physical tape media. In the case of the image below a cassette tape, but they showed up on media before this. There was no practical way to move forward ...


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In regards to the specifics of video playback, regardless as to whether or not there is something "before" my current playback, the "<<" is what I look for to instantly rewind to the beginning. And if the ">>" has no meaning, then don't include it. MOST IMPORTANTLY: If the GUI element will never be used, then it's MORE disorienting to the user to ...



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