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  1. simurai simurai

    It bugs me a bit when the controls cover a video. So in this example when you hover, the video gets pushed back to make room for the controls. Not sure if that's better.

    See the attached video.

    over 1 year ago

  2. Haziq Mir Haziq Mir

    I dig this.

    BTW, you could've tried some folds...

    over 1 year ago

  3. Marc Edwards ✎ Bjango Marc Edwards ✎ Bjango

    Love it. It doesn't usually bug me about the controls overlaying the video (if done tastefully), but this is good fun. It'd definitely work if flipping / rotating elements were already part of the design.

    over 1 year ago

  4. simurai simurai

    @Haziq Mir Folds? Yeah.. But that's kinda hard to do without duplicating the video. At least on the web. Not sure about native.

    over 1 year ago

  5. Derek Mack Derek Mack

    Neat execution, but surely distorting the video is worse than the controls covering the video?

    over 1 year ago

  6. Joshua Hibbert Joshua Hibbert

    Really interesting idea, and I like the way you have presented it, but I think that transforming the video makes for a worse user experience. I quite like the players that have the control bar below the video; that way you aren't impacting on the video at all.

    over 1 year ago

  7. simurai simurai

    @Derek Mack Well, you have to make a tradeoff somewhere. ;-) I think I prefer a distorted video more than a covered video. It's only while you use the controls and then you're not really watching, just scrubbing or so.

    @Joshua Hibbert You mean the controls below the video visible all the time? Yeah, depends a bit on the use case, but I like to hide the controls as much as possible for a more distraction free watching.

    Maybe the controls could slide down, but that might also not be possible in every situation.

    over 1 year ago

  8. Joshua Hibbert Joshua Hibbert

    @simurai Yeah, that's what I'm talking about; although sliding down is another option. I think that having the controls slide down would be less visually distracting than transforming the video.

    Either way, this is neat :)

    As an aside, have you thought about this approach? http://codepen.io/joshnh/pen/hlmCg

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    over 1 year ago

  9. simurai simurai

    @Joshua Hibbert Yeah, I can see the transforming getting annoying when embedded on a page and you often scroll over it.

    Anyways.. I'll leave it in the "unfinished" bucket for now.

    over 1 year ago

  10. Morgan Allan Knutson Morgan Allan Knutson

    Innnnnteresting. Nice idea, man.

    over 1 year ago

  11. Gadzhi Kharkharov Gadzhi Kharkharov

    Love the concept.

    over 1 year ago

  12. Keyamoon Keyamoon

    Looks pretty cool! Maybe you should combine it with this. The controls would be easier to use if they appear as close to your pointer as possible.

    I like it more than controls covering the video. Especially when the video is not in full-screen mode. In full screen, I think the normal covering behavior would be preferable.

    over 1 year ago

  13. Angel Jiménez Lopez Angel Jiménez Lopez

    I like this idea, I think its lovely.

    over 1 year ago

  14. Ok, here the opposite: "Cover the video as much as possible". ;-)

    It might could be a little more transparent, but then it just makes the controls visually too busy. Also, the controls would only appear when you tab the video and auto-hide, so maybe ok.

    about 1 year ago

  15. Mariusz Ciesla Mariusz Ciesla

    Looks like we've been using the same video when designing our players.

    http://dribbble.com/shots/888644-Player-UI-update?list=users

    about 1 year ago

  16. simurai simurai

    @Mariusz Ciesla Hehe.. yep, the one that doesn't get us in legal trouble. ;-)

    about 1 year ago

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