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Gernot Zwantschko

Gernot is one of Bitmovin's most experienced developers, and leads the customer support team as well as assisting in many areas of our product development cycle. His knowledge spans the entire range of Bitmovin products, features and solutions.

per-title encoding - Bitmovin
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What is Per-Title Encoding? How to Efficiently Compress Video

What is per-title encoding? By encoding video at bitrates appropriate to the content of the video file, content providers can make significant bandwidth savings as well as quality improvements. Introduction Per-Title Encoding is not a new concept. In fact, you can find research online that dates back several years, including this 2012 presentation: Choosing the…

Autoplay policies for safari and chrome
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To Play, or Not to Play – AutoPlay Policies for Safari 14 and Chrome 64

Updates to the autoplay policies in Safari and Chrome could have significant implications for both advertisers and content providers As of September 2017, Safari 11 on macOS and iOS, as well as Chrome for Desktop and Mobile introduced a new auto-play policy. The main goal of these policies was to improve a user’s browsing experience…

per-title encoding - Bitmovin
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To Play, or Not to Play #2 – Firefox blocks audible autoplay by default!

Restrictive autoplay policies in browsers were definitely one of the most disruptive changes that took place in 2018. While it was rolled out with the right intentions to help users enjoy their journey through the web, without being “annoyed” by loud, auto-playing audio/video content, it certainly sent website owners and video developers scrambling to make…

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