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Efficient Multi-Encoding Algorithms for HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Streaming

The Future of HTTP Adaptive Streaming (HAS) According to multiple reports, video viewing will account for as much as 82% of all internet traffic by the end of 2022, as such the popularity of HTTP Adaptive Streaming (HAS) is steadily increasing to efficiently support modern …


Bitmovin’s AV1 Encoding Gift Guide

AV1 Codec – Ready for Production The Alliance for Open Media is a non-profit industry consortium that was formed in 2015 with the mission of developing open, royalty-free technologies for …


How to Build the Best Streaming E-Learning Experience

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, 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 …


Legal Systems Engineering 101: How to build a legal-advice bot

Bitmovin was delighted to learn recently that its General Counsel, Ken Carter, was selected as Corporate Counsel’s Start-up Solo GC of the Year – 2021.  One aspect of Ken’s work …


Streamlining HDR Workflows with Bitmovin

Since the launch of Dolby Vision, HDR video has quickly grown from a novel innovation, mostly known in videophile and engineering circles, to a ubiquitous and expected feature for the …


Raising the Bar on Quality: How to Upconvert SDR to HDR

HDR support is critical to video workflows at nearly every stage, starting from encoding to playback. When an organization makes the inevitable switch from SDR vs HDR, it becomes clear …


How to Build the Best Streaming E-Sports and Sports Experience

There was a time when all you needed to build the best streaming experience was to create quality content and have a fast internet connection. However, with the explosion of …


HDR vs SDR: Why HDR Should Be Part of Your Video Workflow

Is Your Video Stuck in the Past with SDR? Would you do your taxes on a computer from the 1950s?  I’d guess for most of us the answer is no …


The Factors That Matter When Selecting an Online Video Player

Advances in broadband and mobile technologies have made online video consumption an everyday experience for many internet users. Over sixty percent of US households subscribe to a video streaming service and …


Everything you need to know about Video Watermarking

The State of Streaming and Content Piracy In the last 10 years, over 100 unique streaming services have launched around the world, with a mass acceleration of new services launched …