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.

Introducing the Analytics Comparison Dashboard

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Delivering a perfect user experience to your audience is not only complicated, but a constantly moving goalpost. Analytics can help you to keep your development on the right track. The key to building a successful video platform is great content. But great content served poorly is a huge problem. If your users have to wait […]


Delivering high quality video with HTML5, Android, iOS & Smart TV SDKs

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Delivering video to every device, every platform and every browser has become one of the biggest challenges in video. OTT, TVE and SVOD Traditional video entertainment continues to be disrupted by Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) services in major markets worldwide and Pay TV service operators and broadcasters fully understand that OTT and TVE are […]


Containerized Video Encoding

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Containerization has opened up new possibilities in performance and efficiency and is a perfect fit for video encoding The difference between containerization and virtualization? Server-side technology has been on a steep development curve over recent years, as architects and system engineers have worked to streamline and optimize their workflows, as well as improve the performance […]


What Is Per-Title Encoding?

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By encoding video at bitrates appropriate to the content of the video file, content providers can make significant bandwidth savings as well as quality improvements. Introduction Per-Title Encoding is not a new concept. In fact you can find research online that dates back several years, including this 2012 presentation: Choosing the Segment Length for Adaptive […]


Meet Bitmovin at CES 2018

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CES 2018 Meet with Bitmovin video experts at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas this coming January 9-12. We are looking forward to catching up and demonstrating the video technologies of tomorrow, like: Our award-winning AV1 codec support (now supported in Firefox Nightly) HEVC codec in HLS (=> helping save on CDN & […]


MPEG 120 Meeting Report

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The 120th MPEG meeting concluded on October 27, 2017 in Macau, China with the following topics: Point Cloud Compression – MPEG evaluates responses to call for proposal and kicks off its technical work The omnidirectional media format (OMAF) has reached its final milestone MPEG-G standards reach Committee Draft for compression and transport technologies of genomic […]


360° VR Audio with the Bitmovin Player

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For a truly submersive video experience, audio is a key component. Here is a look at both the challenges and the available solutions for 360 video. This October San Francisco hosted Demuxed, “The Conference for Video Engineers”, where I took the liberty to talk about one of my favourite subjects – audio. Audio is an […]


Bitmovin HTML5 Player v7.4: Network API, ad waterfalling and performance improvements

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Use the new low-level network API to influence all network requests for advanced use cases and maximize your ad fill rates and increase your revenue with ad waterfalling. Network API The new network API provides methods to fully customize each and every request to the network. It allows the the preprocessing of every request before […]


Meet Bitmovin in SF, NY, Dubai, LA & Tokyo to discuss your video workflow

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Meet Bitmovin in SF, NY, Dubai, LA & Tokyo to talk video workflows After an an exciting IBC show where we presented our solutions to over 800 video industry professionals, the Bitmovin team is on the road again and is ready to present demonstrations of all our latest products and features to you and your […]


To Play, or Not to Play – New AutoPlay Policies for Safari 11 and Chrome 64

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Updates to the autoplay policies in Safari and Chrome could have significant implications for both advertisers and content providers Safari 11 on macOS and iOS, as well as Chrome for Desktop and Mobile are going to introduce a new auto-play policy. The main goal is to improve their user’s browsing experience, by eliminating distractions and […]


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