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.

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 […]


Meet Bitmovin at ANGA COM in Cologne

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After a hugely successful NAB show last month in Las Vegas where we won the “Best in Show” award for our AV1 Live Stream, you can meet the European Bitmovin team at ANGA COM in Cologne and NEM in Dubrovnik, Croatia. ANGA COM is one of Europe’s most exciting events, with over 450 exhibitors and […]


MPEG News from its 118th Meeting: MPEG starts working on MPEG-I targeting future immersive applications

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The 118th MPEG meeting concluded on April 7, 2017 in Hobart, Australia and featured topics such as MPEG-I, CMAF, and (beyond) HEVC. If you’re not familiar yet with these acronyms (or parts thereof), keep on reading … The entire MPEG press release can be found here comprising the following topics: Coded Representation of Immersive Media (MPEG-I): new work item approved […]


RFC compliant HLS content and how to create it

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This guide will show you how to generate RFC compliant HLS to ensure you are playing smoothly on every Apple operating system and device Alongside MPEG-DASH, HLS, is one of the most popular streaming formats out there, and because it was initially created independently by Apple for their own environment, it is natively supported on […]


Meet us at Streaming Media East & Broadcast Asia

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Bitmovin will be exhibiting at the Streaming Media East Show in New York City from May 16-17th and then Broadcast Asia in Singapore from May 23rd-25th. Don’t miss the chance to see our award winning video solutions! The Bitmovin team will be showcasing the below solutions, so make sure to visit us at Booth 323 at […]


Bitmovin Rocks The Show: Takes Home The Best of NAB Award

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Last week over a hundred thousand broadcasters and industry vendors descended on Las Vegas, including the Bitmovin team. We know that everything that happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, but the news we have from the show is just too good not to share! It’s not just the bigger (and still crowded) […]


Bitmovin Player v7.1: Mobile UI, AirPlay, Picture-in-Picture, Slide synchronization, standardized Chromecast protocol and more

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Play on devices including Apple TV, control your Chromecast with built-in cast controls on your Android phone, continue watching when a CDN becomes unavailable, synchronize slides with HLS streams and more! The release of the Bitmovin Player v7.1 is yet another big step forward in usability. We have reworked the handling of remote players and in […]


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