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WICG Media Sessions API - How To

The Web Incubator Community Group (WICG) Media Session API supports the creation of customized media notifications from metadata generated by media played in users’ web apps. The API provides functionalities such as lock screen UI in addition to making it possible for a website to implement external control over media in a page, as is usually the case with Platform UIs and media keys. The WICG Media Sessions API is an experimental release and is subject to changes in the future.It is only compatible with the Chrome for Android version 57 browser.