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Picture in Picture not Available
Hi, I frequent a telehealth site which has a video element on it that displays the other users outgoing webcam video stream, you know, like a zoom chat but built into an angular application I am accessing using Firefox. I am wondering why I do not get the option to send the video to PIP in Firefox? ... I do get the option in Chrome.
Is there some criteria that the video must meet in order to allow PIP? For instance, is PIP not allowed on a video stream that has no defined "end"?
Thanks for the help!
p.s. I do have the PIP parameter toggled on in Settings.
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The video does need to meet some specific conditions to make the PiP icon appear.
You can possibly set media.videocontrols.picture-in-picture.video-toggle.always-show = true on the about:config page.
Modified by cor-el
Hi cor-el, thank you for your response! After setting the following parameter:
media.videocontrols.picture-in-picture.video-toggle.always-show = true
The Picture-in-Picture tab did appear on the Telehealth video stream, but when clicked it failed to open the video in the PIP popup... I imagine this has something do to with type of video it is and reviewing videocontrols.js may shed some light on this.
Any more help would be great! I know the telehelath video is using twillio... I imagine other users have also had the need/want to PIP twillio video. Thanks!
Modified by eth.hansen
Can you post a link to a page with a not working PiP video that doesn't require authenticattion (login) ?