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 […]


A Constantly Evolving Video Landscape on Display at IBC 2017

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The Content Everywhere Hall is where you can find the engines that drive the video industry. Here’s a look back at what we saw in Hall 14 and what people were asking for at the Bitmovin stand. IBC 2017 was an enormous event with some truly mind blowing technology on display. 14 halls, chock-full of […]


Bitmovin to Power Live and On-Demand Streaming Video Across Multiple Red Bull Media House Digital Platforms

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Bitmovin’s leading video encoding service and player to deliver highest quality streaming experience available on any device for Red Bull Media House SAN FRANCISCO — September 13, 2017 — Today, Bitmovin, the provider of streaming video infrastructure technologies, announced that Red Bull Media House has chosen the company to power its video infrastructure for live […]


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