OpenTechTable Developer Meetup at Bitmovin September 29

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We are excited to announce that Bitmovin will be sponsoring and hosting the OpenTechTable Developer Meetup on the 29th of September The OpenTechTable Developer Meetup is a chance for developers to share ideas, discuss challenges and spend an evening “talking shop” with other developers over a few drinks. Where and When? Bimovin Office Schleppe Platz 7, 3rd floor. […]


Request a Demonstration

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A Guided Tour of Bitmovin’s online Video Solutions From the initial input file, right through to video playback, the Bitmovin Video Infrastructure can help you to deliver a state of the art online video experience. Use the form on this page to contact our solutions team to organize a demonstration. Complete this form to book […]


Bitmovin Raises $10.3M Series A

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The talented team at Bitmovin have been quietly building the infrastructure to improve the future of video. I’m excited to support their efforts. Quote: David Helgason, Founder Unity We are proud and happy to announce that we closed a $10.3M Series A A big thank you to our outstanding team for the work they have […]


Player Version 5.2 Now HLS Chromecast Compatible Plus Enhanced DRM Support

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With the release of player version v5.2, Bitmovin has improved support for HLS streams, including playback on Chromecast and enhanced DRM handling. Chromecast Compatible HLS Playback After introducing HLS streaming to our HTML5 based player, we took the next step and ported it to Chromecast making our HLS streams chromecast compatible. We have been supporting MPEG-DASH on […]


Last Months Video Encoding API Release Notes

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 “Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Quote: “Ferris Bueller“ The same can be said for the ferociously paced development cycle at Bitmovin. We are constantly talking to our customers through our support channels, taking their feedback and suggestions and planning solutions, building […]


MPEG-CMAF: Threat or Opportunity?

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What is CMAF? In February 2016 at the 114th MPEG meeting in San Diego, an input contribution was registered providing a proposal for a “common media format for segmented media” signed by a number of major companies. This document proposed a Media Application Format (MAF) based on the ISO Base Media File Format (ISOBMFF) and […]


Watch HEVC MPEG-DASH Streams in HTML5 using Bitmovin

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High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) or simply H.265 is the successor to Advanced Video Coding (AVC) also known as H.264, which is today one of the most used compression schemes on the Web – also adaptive streaming technologies, such as MPEG-DASH. HEVC also promises the same level of picture quality as its predecessor, but with better compression […]


Same-Origin Policy, CORS & crossdomain.xml – What you Need to Know

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Nearly everyone, who works with video streaming will sooner or later face CORS & crossdomain.xml. But what’s it all about? To get an idea of what CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) is, we have to start with the so called Same-Origin Policy which is a security concept for the web. Sounds sophisticated, but only makes sure a web browser […]


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 […]


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