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.

Medientage Munich 2014 – Looking Back

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by Gerald Zankl, Sales & Marketing Bitmovin. The Medientage Munich took place from October 22-24, 2014. The Medientage was also a great event this year, with a lot of very interested customers, good conference speakers, partners and many visitors. In this blogpost I want to first give you an overview of the Medientage Munich 2014, a […]


MPEG-DASH Content Generation with MP4Box and x264

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As many people have asked how to create MPEG-DASH content, e.g. to test it with the Bitmovin MPEG-DASH player, we will answer this question in this post. We also want to thank the GPAC Licensing team for featuring our blog post on their site. The Situation: Your pre-MP4Box DASH file A video is given in some […]


Google Glass at Marconi Moments

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As part of the EU FP7 ICoSOLE Project, Bitmovin accepted the invitation from VRT Research & Innovation to attend two live concerts of a very particular kind. In the Marconi Studios, named after Guglielmo Marconi, a pioneer of long-distance radio transmission, the two up-and-coming young bands, JFJ and Amongster, performed in front of about 100 enthusiastic fans. So far so […]


HTML5 is Finally Standardized

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Yesterday, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published the HTML5 specification as Recommendation, which is their name for a final version of a standard. This new HTML standard brings a lot of new HTML elements and APIs. There are mainly two parts of new elements. The first group is the ones that aim for more semantic in web […]


IBC 2014 – Looking Back

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by Stefan Lederer, CEO bitmovin. IBC 2014 in Amsterdam was also a great event for Bitmovin this year, as well as for the whole industry. Kept busy with a lot of meetings and scheduled events however, we didn’t see a lot of Amsterdam. In this blogpost I want to give an overview of two DASH-focused events at IBC […]


Launch of bitdash, The Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player

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Note: Since this post was originally published, the bitdash player has been renamed as the Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player. You can sign up for a free account and use the full version of the Bitmovin Player which includes full DRM support, ad server integration, MPEG-DASH and HLS and much more. Read more about the Bitmovin […]


Bitmovin Hackathon, August 2014

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At the end of August, Bitmovin’s first company internal hackathon took place over two days, where the whole Bitmovin team had the freedom to try out new things with or without Bitmovin’s products and services. The outcome of the hackathon was some new and cool features. Here’s a selection: As a first part of our […]


Bitmovin closes 7-digit Seed Financing Round

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Bitmovin, technology leader in adaptive streaming solutions obtains investment from Austrian/US venture fund SpeedInvest and institutional investor Constantia Industries to accelerate development and deployment of its high performance cloud-based encoding platform bitcodin™ (now known as Bitmovin Encoding Service) and its efficient bitdash™ (now known as Bitmovin HTML5 Player) streaming clients for MPEG-DASH. PDF Version English: [download id=”2777″]PDF Version […]


HTTP/2.0 and DASH: Planning Tomorrow’s Improved Video Delivery

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by Christopher Mueller, CTO and Co-Founder of bitmovin HTTP traffic has grown extensively, driven by the immense growth of multimedia traffic. Nowadays it could be seen as “the” protocol to deploy new services and applications and it is also heavily used by the industry, due to the fact that it provides advanced features for modern […]


IBM Bluemix Hackathon feat. Econob, Linemetrics and Bitmovin

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Our colleagues  from Econob were  so kind as to organize an IBM Bluemix Hackathon, with teams from Econob, Linemetrics, IBM Switzerland and Bitmovin.The aim was to create innovative services for IBM Bluemix, which is a perfect platform for Econob’s linguistic analysis solutions , Linemetrics’ Industry 4.0 solutions and of course Bitmovin’s cloud-based transcoding & streaming […]


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