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Research and Technology

Video streaming is a fast moving area and to deliver the best possible product we need to be across a variety of technologies and systems. Our team is not only keeping abreast of latest trends and techniques, but are also actively driving the development of new technology. Bitmovin is at the forefront of MPEG-DASH and streaming media research, in fact we were instrumental in, and continue to assist in development of the MPEG-DASH standard.

More to read: Advanced Transport Options for DASH: QUIC and HTTP/2,  Ultra-High-Definition-Quality of Experience with MPEG-DASHHTTP/2.0 and DASH: Planning Tomorrow’s Improved Video Delivery

2019 Video Developer Report – The Future of Video: AV1 Codec, AI & Machine Learning, and Low Latency

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Download now: The 2019 Video Developer Report reveals the immense growth opportunities today’s developers must […]

A.I. Encoding Uses Machine Learning to Speed Up Processing and Improve Quality

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A.I. Encoding workflow running on a containerized “chunk-based” infrastructure with ML-based machine learning model delivers […]

Cool New Video Tools: Five Encoding Advancements Coming in AV1

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Now that AV1 has entered its final stage of development and is getting close to […]

MPEG 121 Meeting Report

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The 121st MPEG meeting concluded on January 26, 2018 in Gwangju, Korea with the following […]

CTO Predictions: Containerization, Quality Optimization and Other Key Trends to Watch in 2018

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2017 was a huge year for video, and 2018 looks like it could be even […]

Apple joins AV1 codec consortium. What does it mean for you?

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Apple surprised the video ecosystem Thursday by announcing it has joined the Alliance for Open […]

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 […]

2017 Video Developer Report – Most Used Video Technologies

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We asked 380 video developers worldwide about the video technologies they use in their daily […]

Bitmovin Receives Excellence in DASH Award for Tile-Based Streaming of VR and 360° Video

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Tile-Based Streaming is set to play a major role in delivering VR and 360 video to mainstream audiences […]

WWDC17 – HEVC with HLS – Apple just announced a feature that we support out of the box

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This year Apple announced at their WWDC conference support for HEVC/H.265 with HLS for macOS […]