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Kieran Farr

Kieran Farr

Kieran Farr is an experienced technical founder and senior executive with over a decade of experience working with online video infrastructure. He now works as a product marketer and developer evangelist at Bitmovin, the market leader in providing online video infrastructure for complex workflows involving video encoding, playback and analytics. Kieran is also a community advocate for web-based standards to deliver 360º video, VR, and AR experiences and advises startup founders working in video, crypto and XR at 500 Startups and the European Innovation Academy.

Bitmovin & Austrian University to team up for innovative Video Transmission Technology research

Bitmovin and the University of Klagenfurt Collaborate on Innovative Video Transmission Technology Klagenfurt, Austria / 21 January 2020 – Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, is teaming up …


State of OTT: India Joins the Multi-Codec World

At Bitmovin’s Southeast Asia Internet Video Debate 2019, video executives shared hot OTT topics ranging from AI to multi-codec and low-latency As the orange sun set over the Four Seasons …


How Telekom Slovenije leveraged streaming video for the next generation of home entertainment

In late 2018, Telekom Slovenije launched NEO, a next-generation home entertainment platform that integrates an open, secure, cloud-connected, state-of-the-art smart home solution, which also supports Pay-TV services, gaming and e-commerce. …


How Znipe.tv leveraged cloud encoding for the next generation of eSports.

The global audience for video games is projected to be somewhere around 650 million by 2022. It’s no surprise then that eSports is booming right now with competitive gaming expected …


NAB 2019 Recap!

We hope you were able to stop by our booth at NAB last week! We hope you had a successful show. It was a busy week for our Bitmovin team. …


Major Broadcaster Speeds Up Delivery of Flagship Content with Bitmovin

LONDON – February 26, 2019 – Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, announces that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is using the Bitmovin Encoder to speed content preparation …


Video SDK 404 Features Not Found: Top 9 Missing Capabilities of AVFoundation and ExoPlayer

When creating native mobile apps for high quality video experiences, it is natural for a developer to start experimenting with default video playback frameworks like AVFoundation/AVPlayer for iOS and ExoPlayer …


How to Build Out Video Capabilities for Your App in the Age of APIs

Snapchat. Instagram stories. LinkedIn autoplay. Video, the next wave of communication. Consumer communication trends often have an impact on product development, as app creators cater to the ways users expect …


iflix selects Bitmovin to deliver HD experience to mobile subscribers

Las Vegas, NV – April 10, 2018 – Bitmovin,  a world leader in online video technology, announces that iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, will use Bitmovin encoding …


Video Encoding: Using Microservices and Containers

Leveraging microservices and containers to create an advanced, scalable and powerful video encoding service. Video encoding is a complex and compute intensive task which is well suited to leverage the …