Build a Custom HTML5 video player with annotation capabilities

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Project Description

We are a start-up company based in the US. We provide software as a service in the cloud for businesses to manage their media. We are looking for a skilled individual who can help us build a custom HTML5 player that can playblack content on a variety of devices, among other features such as subtitle display and on screen annotation. If this initial request can be delivered to our satisfaction, it will lead to a much larger size effort.

Functional Specs

- Need a custom player that can playback content on a PC, Mac, iOS and Android (HTML5 is acceptable)

- Custom player must have the ability to display subtitles in multiple languages uploaded as .SRT files or equivalent

- Ability to annotate (simple discussion thread) across the timeline. The annotation should be stored in the db so that it can be searched.

Our Technology Stack:

- Our development framework includes C#, .NET 4.5 framework, and HTML5/JavaScript, with mySQL DB

The candidate must have the following skills:

- Thorough understanding of the web and web browsers; their capabilities and limitations.

- Demonstrate knowledge of server-side programming languages and frameworks.

- Experience in video playback and video encoding technologies.

- Working knowledge of HTML5 video standards.

- Experience developing video players across existing and emerging platforms such as Flash, HTML5, iOS, Android, and Smart TV's

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