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Video Infrastructure as a Service – The Bitmovin API

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The new Bitmovin API delivers a comprehensive video infrastructure solution by integrating all aspects of the adaptive streaming workflow into one easy to use interface: Encoding, Player, Analytics, Storage and CDN Video Infrastructure via an API Product development at Bitmovin is driven by our customers’ business needs. By working closely with our users, we have built a […]


Bitmovin C# API Client for .NET – The New Kid on the Block

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In November 2015 Microsoft open sourced the .NET framework to make it cross-platform available on Windows, Linux and Mac OS, perhaps making it a very interesting API Client for your next project. We already offer a great range of API clients for our encoding service for adaptive streaming video, including node.js, ruby, javascript, php, python, java, and we are constantly […]


Multi-Cloud Video Encoding

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Bitmovin was built from the ground up with Multi-Cloud in mind. It can run on virtually any cloud! From the first line of code, the Bitmovin Cloud Encoding Service was designed to be a true Multi-Cloud service, which means it can easily move from one cloud to another providing you with a very high level of control […]


What is DRM and How Does it Work?

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What is DRM and How Does it Work? Digital Rights Management (DRM) systems provide you with the ability to control how people can consume your content. Usually content owners and producers, like all the major Hollywood Studios and TV Stations, force content distributors to use specific DRM systems to protect each piece of content. Depending on the […]


Adaptive Bitrate Streaming – Bitmovin, Fastly and Google Cloud Storage

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In combination with Fastly and Google Cloud Storage we are now able to deliver an end to end experience, from encoding to streaming to playback, that can easily compete with YouTube and Netflix Bitmovin enables high quality video streaming on the web with the smartest video encoding service and HTML5 adaptive player on the market. We utilize […]


MPEG-DASH HEVC Encoding

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High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) or H.265 is a compression standard that doubles the compression efficiency while maintaining similar or same video quality compared to its predecessor H.264/AVC High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) or H.265 is a compression standard that was jointly developed by ISO/IEC MPEG SC29/WG11 and the ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group (VCEG). […]


Video Stream Cropping for MPEG-DASH and HLS

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Having advanced features such as cropping (changing the size of the video) available with MPEG-DASH and HLS, through a unified API with API clients for different languages can be very handy Streaming has become more complex in the last few years, with modern technologies such as MPEG Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (MPEG-DASH) and Apple HTTP […]


Add Watermarks to Video Streams

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Recently we added several features to the Bitmovin encoding service, including the ability to watermark your video streams. This enables our users to brand their streams in several ways using PNGs, JPGs or even GIFs. You can also set the exact position of your image in the video stream. The watermarking is part of our […]


Android Streaming Media Player App

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Build a Mediaplayer App for Android The Bitmovin Android streaming media player (bitmovin App) is an example based on ExoPlayer that connects with your Bitmovin account, shows your encodings, and lets you stream these encodings to your Android mobile. It can be easily modified to build your own Android application using MPEG-DASH encodings from Bitmovin. These encodings allow […]


The Video Problem: 3 Reasons Why Users Leave a Website with Badly Implemented Video

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Why Video Dominates the Internet Video is ubiquitous on the internet and everybody knows that. But the CISCO Visual Networking Index (VNI) quantifies it. Currently online video consumption accounts for 64% of global internet traffic and is projected to grow to 80% by 2019. This video traffic is driven by online video services such as […]


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