You have the option to play videos at various speeds: .5x, 1x, 1.5x, 2x, 4x. The player will default to 1x and can easily be changed using the dropdown menu.
Similarly, you have access to various video quality settings, as well: Auto, 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p. The quality will default to Auto each time the video asset is opened. You can change the speed in the dropdown menu.