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24/7 Music Video Live Streaming Service uses Bitmovin

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September 7th, 2015

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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