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24/7 Music Video Live Streaming Service uses Bitmovin

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September 7th, 2015
Gerald Zankl is the Director of Sales for EMEA at Bitmovin, a company that provides cutting-edge online streaming solutions for high-quality adaptive bitrate video, with a focus on MPEG-DASH & HLS. Mr. Zankl's experience in sales and marketing includes positions with a variety of international companies including Atos and Infineon. He joined Bitmovin as Sales and Marketing Manager in 2014. His focus is on Enterprise Sales with direct selling efforts to media companies, system integrators and broadcasters. He is also leading the team for international demand generation and is responsible for sales development activities. 

Kronehit Livestream

Following a successful live-streaming deployment around its 2-day continuous fundraising event, KRONEHIT, Austria’s only nationwide private radio broadcaster, uses the Bitmovin’s cloud-based encoding platform in combination with Bitmovin’s HTML5 Player to realize 24x7x365 live streaming in highest quality with MPEG Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (MPEG-DASH) & Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS).

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What are the core challenges for KRONEHIT?

  • MPEG-DASH & Apple HLS – 24/7 live-encoding
  • Cover all devices and all platforms (Desktop, Tablets, Smartphones, SmartTVs/HbbTV)
  • Deliver highest video (Full HD) and audio quality
  • Usage of the 24/7 Live-Stream on SmartTVs

Bitmovin’s Solution, Services and Products for Live-Streaming

Bitmovin provides industry leading online streaming (OTT) solutions and enables high quality video streaming – live as well as on demand – over the web, guaranteeing smooth streaming without buffering and lowest startup delay with resolutions up to HD and 4K HLS and MPEG-DASH.

How could Bitmovin address the requirements of KRONEHIT?

  1. Bitmovin’s cloud-based transcoding platform, processed the 10Mbps input signal via RTMP push and transcoded the origin content to several qualities – 250kbps to 3Mbps – with quality levels for all devices – 240p, 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080p – in MPEG-DASH and Apple HLS format.
  2. Flexible distribution using scalable HTTP Content Delivery
  3. Bitmovin’s high quality MPEG-DASH and HLS player based on HTML5 and Flash, ensured the perfect video and audio playback of the encoded content. Learn more about MPEG-DASH vs HLS adaptive streaming.

Livestreaming with Bitmovin for Free

If you want to live stream your event with MPEG-DASH and HLS you can use our Bitmovin encoding service that offers a free plan with 2.5GB encoding output per month. That’s great for testing and playing around with our live streaming feature.

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