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Bitmovin Launches Live Event Encoder on Microsoft Azure

Vienna – Austria, October 13, 2022Bitmovin, a leading provider of video streaming infrastructure, today announced its Live Event Encoder is available on Microsoft Azure’s public cloud platform. Bitmovin’s Live Event Encoder is its latest solution to be added to Microsoft Azure, with Bitmovin’s Playback and Bitmovin’s Next-Generation VOD Encoder products already available to customers. 

Bitmovin’s Live Event Encoder delivers high-quality streams optimizing Live to VOD workflows, ensuring live streams are available for on-demand playback immediately after the stream has ended. A key differentiator of Bitmovin’s Live Event Encoder is that it provides developers and live event operations teams with a compelling user experience, a web-based interface to manage live streams from any device and location, and a comprehensive API for deep application integrations. It offers users advanced control and monitoring tools and notification alerts to help pinpoint errors in real-time. 

“Bitmovin’s Live Event Encoder, powered by Azure, will help deliver the ultimate live viewing experiences to audiences worldwide,” said Stefan Lederer, CEO and co-founder of Bitmovin. “Leveraging Azure’s global footprint will make our Live Event Encoder more widely and easily available to customers, helping them deliver high-quality live streams at speed and scale to audiences worldwide.”


About Bitmovin

Bitmovin is a leading provider of video infrastructure for global digital media companies and service providers. The company has been at the forefront of industry innovation and all major developments in the digital video streaming industry.  

Bitmovin built the world’s first commercial adaptive streaming player and deployed the first software-defined encoding service that runs on any cloud platform. Its cloud-native technology offers the most flexible and scalable media encoding, playback, and analytics solutions available with unparalleled device reach, ease of integration, and world-class customer support. 

Bitmovin customers benefit from optimized operations, reduced time-to-market, and the best viewer experience possible. Bitmovin is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has major offices in Vienna, Klagenfurt, Austria as well as London, Berlin and Denver. The company has over 400 customers across the globe including ClassPass, BBC, fuboTV, Hulu, and Discovery. For more information, visit  

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