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Three Essential Factors for eLearning & EdTech Streaming Workflows

eLearning and EdTech sectors have grown rapidly as learners, institutions, and companies look for ways to improve their learning and development processes. As traditional learning methods are being integrated with the newer approach of being able to learn from anywhere, learners can access content on …


The Definitive Guide to Container File Formats [2022]

This is a complete guide to Container File formats in 2022, created by some of the world’s leading video engineers and experts here at Bitmovin. We’ve created this guide to …


How to Build the Best Streaming eLearning Experience

With the rise of eLearning, education has changed forever. In 2017, only about 77 percent of US companies used online learning, but nearly everyone made the switch in 2020. And …


Introducing the Bitmovin MP4Inspector

Video developers and streaming engineers (including those at Bitmovin) are often using multiple tools to troubleshoot everything that can go wrong at different points in their end-to-end workflow. This usually …


HTML5 Video Player: How It Works in 6 Definitive Steps

An HTML5 Video Player, in regards to the overall technology stack (on the streaming service side), sits at the end of the workflow, providing audiences with playback. It’s usually the …


Applying Playlist APIs to Bitmovin’s v3 Mobile Player SDK

Bitmovin’s video player is available for nearly all devices, platforms, and implementations. As the number of use cases and devices grows on a global scale, it’s imperative for a video player …


A Brief History of MPEG-DASH: From Early Development to Emmy® Award Win

Video streaming is ubiquitous. It permeates every aspect of our lives. We watch viral videos on TikTok, attend work conferences via Zoom, use it to supplement our education at academic …


Message from the CEO: Thanks for a great NAB Las Vegas 2022

Viva Las NAB! After almost three years without a major industry trade show, being back in Las Vegas for NAB Show almost felt like a mirage because we had waited …


How to Build the Best Streaming Experience for Entertainment

How to Start a Streaming Service The video streaming industry has seen massive growth over the past few years. According to recent forecasts, the industry is expected to exceed $840 …


How Bitmovin’s Test Automation team built the first automated solution for Stream Tests

Why is running stream tests important? Ensuring the highest quality of experience with our solutions has always been one of the main drivers of our goals at Bitmovin, and it’s …