High-end Adaptive Video Streaming

Bitmovin improves video quality on the web with two state of the art products. The Bitmovin Cloud Encoder: This cloud service encodes normal video files into adaptive MPEG-DASH and HLS files on a scalable platform. The Bitmovin Video Player: This easy to install Video Player runs native in HTML5 and streams video with fast start up and no buffering.

MPEG-DASH VP9 for VoD and Live

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VP9 is the next level in video compression and can help you to save up to 50% on your CDN costs, or significantly increase the quality of your streams. We are happy to announce the introduction of full VP9 support for our HTML5 video player and our video encoder, both in the cloud as well […]


Meet Bitmovin at NAB in Las Vegas!

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Bitmovin will be exhibiting at the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 24 – 27th. We are showcasing some exciting new solutions, so make sure to swing by our booth (SU9007CM in the South Upper Hall) or schedule a time to meet us. Highlighted below are some of the exciting advancements we will be showcasing […]


Bitmovin Releases Managed On-Premise Encoding with Kubernetes and Docker

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Bitmovin Managed On-Premise encoding is a containerized video encoding on Kubernetes and Docker that runs fully virtualized on your infrastructure The world of IT is becoming “containerized”, as technologies like Docker and Kubernetes become ubiquitous. The roll of IT is evolving from being a developer of solutions, to something more like a “broker”, sourcing and […]


Bypass Adblock with Server-Side Ad Insertion

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Bypassing adblocking software with Server-Side Ad Insertion and increase ad revenues by up to 25%. There is an new movement in online video advertising towards an encoding or server-side approach to inserting ads, also known as Server-Side Ad Insertion or SSAI to bypass adblocking software. In contrast to the traditional client-side techniques, like VAST and […]


Amazon S3 Outage – What happened?

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Between 18:45 UTC and 20:45 UTC on February 28, 2017 Amazon Web Services Simple Storage Service (S3) suffered an outage in the North American Region (us-east-1) that also partially affected Bitmovin encoding services. Details on what exactly happened at Amazon are still scarce, but the S3 outage also caused downstream service disruptions for many seemingly unrelated Services […]


Implement Live-to-VoD with the Bitmovin API

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Get your VoD assets online immediately after the live event with Bitmovin Live-to-VoD. Decrease your encoding costs, reduce your hardware footprint and create a higher quality of experience for your users. Live events have, and probably always will be one of the most marketable video experiences on any screen. Whether it is a football match, […]


Will Google’s Push to HTTPS Disrupt Your Video Delivery?

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The web is moving from HTTP to HTTPS on it’s journey to a more secure internet. This will create a lot of potential problems for video providers, and the best defense is to be pro-active. Google is known to favor HTTPS on the web, even to the point of ranking HTTPS sites better than HTTP. […]


Meet Bitmovin at MWC, Barcelona or Streaming Forum, London

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Get a demonstration, meet one of our product experts, or discuss your adaptive streaming workflow with Bitmovin’s team of experts in Barcelona or London There are two major shows on our calendar in the next couple of weeks, one in Barcelona and another one in London. We would be very happy to arrange a meeting […]


Utilizing Bitmovin Encoding Platform with Multiple Players

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The following tutorial will show you how to perform an encoding with the Bitmovin API and setup multiple players to playback the encoded content. The Bitmovin encoding platform can be used with a multitude of video players, including, but not limited to the Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player. This blog post will walk you through the […]


Google IMA & Video Advertising is Dropping Flash

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This June Google will cease development of Flash in the IMA SDKs ending support for the IMA SDK for Flash and Flash VPAID ads in the HTML5 SDK Google has recently announced that as of June 1, 2017, they will cease development of Flash in the IMA SDKs. This will not only end support in […]


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