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Christopher Mueller

Christopher Mueller

Christopher Mueller is the CTO and Co-founder of Bitmovin. He leads Bitmovin's long-term technology vision, and is responsible for overseeing product development, industry thought leadership and advanced technology incubations.

MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP)

MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP, ISO/IEC 23009-1) MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP, ISO/IEC 23009-1) is a vendor-independent, international standard ratified by MPEG and ISO. Previous adaptive streaming technologies …


Low Latency Streaming: What is it and How can it be solved?

Latency is a major challenge for the online video industry. This article takes us through what latency is, why it’s important for streaming and how CMAF low latency streaming can …


CTO Predictions: Containerization, Quality Optimization and Other Key Trends to Watch in 2018

2017 was a huge year for video, and 2018 looks like it could be even bigger. Here are my thoughts on the technologies that will make a big impact. As …


Video Infrastructure as a Service – The Bitmovin API

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 …


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

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 …


Multi-Cloud Video Encoding

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 …


What is DRM and How Does it Work?

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 …


Adaptive Bitrate Streaming – Bitmovin, Fastly and Google Cloud Storage

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 …


MPEG-DASH HEVC Encoding

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 Stream Cropping for MPEG-DASH and HLS

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 …