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.

Technology Innovation For Net Neutrality @ SXSW

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We are bringing together industry leaders in online video, internet infrastructure and startup community on a panel at SXSW on Fighting The Demise of Net Neutrality w/ Innovation  Entrepreneurs, engineers and, creators around the world use the internet to build something people want. Today’s startup experiments will become tomorrow’s essentials. If this Fall FCC rolls back […]


Meet Bitmovin at IBC 2017 – Booth: 14.E17

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This September Bitmovin will be exhibiting once again at the IBC show with a comprehensive range of live demonstrations to showcase our state of the art video encoding, playback and analytics solutions. Come and see us at booth: 14.E17. After winning a “Best of NAB Show” award this April in Las Vegas with the world’s […]


119th MPEG Meeting: Evidence of New Developments in Video Compression Coding

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The MPEG-VCEG Joint Video Exploration Team has concluded that the latest round of testing and evaluation shows that evidence exists of a potential to build a new standard that could significantly outperform HEVC. At the 119th MPEG meeting, responses to the previously issued call for evidence have been evaluated and they have all successfully demonstrated evidence. […]


Bitmovin HTML5 Player v7.2: Per-Scene Adaptation, VR/360 API, Performance Improvements and HLS Backup Streams

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The 7.2 release is yet another great step forward for the Bitmovin Player team, and among a host of impressive new updates, contains at least one new feature that could be a game changer for the industry. Per-Scene Adaptation Per-Scene Adaptation, as the name suggests, enables the player to optimize the stream based on the […]


Stream Conditions for Video Encoding Workflows

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When an input file doesn’t fit your encoding profile settings, it can cause problems. Stream Conditions allow you to automatically deal with this on the fly, saving you processing power and encoding time. In a standard video encoding workflow, the profile configurations tell the encoder which streams to generate for each video. In some situations, […]


Bitmovin Receives Excellence in DASH Award for Tile-Based Streaming of VR and 360° Video

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Tile-Based Streaming is set to play a major role in delivering VR and 360 video to mainstream audiences by reducing bandwidth requirements, reducing costs and vastly increasing accessibility. Bitmovin engineers and co-founders Mario Graf (@grafmar_io), Christian Timmerer (@timse7), and Christopher Mueller (@chris_bitmovin) have been awarded the Excellence in DASH Award at ACM Multimedia Systems 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan. […]


Simple User Tracking with Bitmovin’s Adaptive Streaming Player and Google Analytics

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This blog post will show you how to integrate the Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player with Google Analytics. For most commercial websites, Google Analytics is a must have. It is easy to install, and provides great insights into page views, traffic sources, user behaviour, user technology, goal conversions and much, much more. But when it comes […]


WWDC17 – HEVC with HLS – Apple just announced a feature that we support out of the box

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This year Apple announced at their WWDC conference support for HEVC/H.265 with HLS for macOS High Sierra and iOS11 Every year at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) they present updates and new features that will be available to their products soon. This year Apple announced support for HEVC/H.265 for macOS High Sierra and iOS […]


Guide to Selecting and Implementing Premium Content Protection

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This guide discusses considerations for creating premium content protection strategy for publishers and provides an in-depth overview of Digital Rights Management (DRM) systems in 2017. Bitmovin’s CEO, Stefan Lederer, and myself, Solutions Architect Paul MacDougall, together with David Eisenbacher of our partners EZDRM, were pleased to present an in-depth look at the state of Digital […]


Get started with Bitmovin Containerized Encoding

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Benefit from our fast encoding speeds and flexible API, while leveraging your own hardware or cloud infrastructure. When we released Bitmovin Containerized Encoding a few months ago our goal was to enable our customers to benefit from our fast encoding speeds and flexible API, while at the same time being able to leverage your own […]


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