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.

Bitmovin Supports AV1 Encoding for VoD and Live and Joins the Alliance for Open Media

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AV1 is a next generation video codec and Bitmovin is proud to deliver the world’s first AV1 live stream and to announce our membership in the Alliance for Open Media We are excited to announce the support of AV1 for VoD and Live streaming in our encoding service which works in the cloud (AWS, Google, […]


Introducing Bitmovins Android and iOS SDKs

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Bitmovin’s native mobile SDKs provide a unified UI and configuration which ensures a consistent presentation and user experience across all devices. As more and more users are watching video using apps, we at Bitmovin focus on developing native SDKs for our customers to make it easier to provide a unified video experience across all platforms […]


The Bitmovin Team is Growing!

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We are growing fast at Bitmovin and our sales team is no exception. With the opening of our new office in San Francisco, CA we have some exciting new additions to the Bitmovin team to announce! Sean Longworth Sean recently joined Bitmovin as our Chief Revenue Officer and from day one has been focused on building […]


Bitmovin’s Developer Focused Analytics

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Achieving high quality, reliable and buffer free online video streaming is a difficult task. A developer focused analytics solution can make the job much easier. At first glance video streaming looks easy – Netflix, Amazon and Youtube are doing it successfully so it can’t be that hard, right? You just use industry leading streaming standards […]


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 […]


Bitmovin showcases SSAI, Mobile SDKs, Docker based Encoding and an AV1 Livestream at NAB 2017

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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, […]


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