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.

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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 with the University of Klagenfurt and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW) in a multi-million Euro research project to uncover video…

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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. It provides its users with the ability to centrally manage all TV/web content through the use of voice commands in their native language. Challenges Telekom…

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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. Check out some of the week’s highlights below! Bitmovin Opening Party We had a great time at our opening party at Intrigue Nightclub at The…

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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 for Android. But you’ll soon find that critical features required for your project are missing in these popular “default” frameworks, especially when working on larger…

9 missing features from Exoplayer and Foundation

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